Books & Reading

Bridgerton books

My Fictional World

As regular readers will know, I love escaping within the pages of a good book. I can be sat on my sofa, but be dining in Paris, dancing through the streets of Brazil or strolling in the sunshine in Miami. Or, even in a totally fantastical world, like none I’ve ever experienced before. My favourite, …

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The Booktime Campaign

When I heard from Booktrust recently, sharing news with me about their Booktime campaign, I knew that it was something that I wanted to get behind and share with you… ‘Now in its eighth year, Booktime aims to inspire a lifelong love of reading and this year marks a very special milestone for the charity …

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Yikes, Stinkysaurus – Review

In our house, books about dinosaurs always go down well. We love Tyrannosaurus Drip, Dinosaur Roar, and those Dinosaur that Pooped.. books. So when ‘Yikes, Stinkysaurus’ arrived, I suspected it might go down well – I was right! Yikes, Stinkysaurus by Pamela Butchart, illustrated by Sam Lloyd Stinkysaurus is the smelliest dinosaur in the whole …

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Blind Date With A Book

I was reading the other day about a chain of book shops in Australia that are selling some of their books all wrapped up in brown paper, and promoting them as ‘Blind Dates’. As you can see, there’s just a few words on the front to give people a flavour of the topics involved. It’s …

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