Summer Reads Bookshelf: What I’ve Been Reading Lately

It’s been a while since I’ve written a proper book post, aside from the odd review. It’s not that I haven’t been reading much –…

My Book Nook; January Edition

I’d like to start a regular book nook section on this blog of mine. I’m an avid reader, when I’ve got the time, and each…

December Girl by Nicola Cassidy – Book Review

What if your child was stolen? The tagline of Nicola Cassidy’s debut novel draws the reader in and plays on their emotions immediately. Her book, December…

My October Reads – What I’ve Been Reading Lately.

Our family holiday wasn’t exactly a lie back on the beach with a good book type of break, but that didn’t stop the reads from…

5 Audiobooks Every Woman Should Listen To Today

As a child, I was a complete bookworm. So much so, that when I got lost in shops, the first place to look was the…

5 Self Help Books For “New Year, New You” That Are Worth Picking Up

Oh New Year, how predictable you are. We enter into the freezing cold January mornings telling ourselves that THIS is the year we will stop…

2017 Reading Challenge – Reading More in the New Year

Every year I try to get “Read More” on my New Years Resolutions list. Now, I’ve lost a lot of faith in New Years Resolutions,…

Favourite Bedtime Stories: What is on our Bookshelf?

I am not a fan of bedtime. The child going to bed, yes, perfectly happy with that (what parent isn’t?) but it’s an ordeal at…

A Book Is For Life, Not Just For Christmas – Books on our Santa List

I’m an unashamed bookworm from childhood; I grew up with my nose in a book, I love libraries and get annoyed when life doesn’t work…

Asking For It: A Review and Interview with author Louise O Neill.

The concept of rape culture is something that was probably first highlighted to me around the time of the furore around that “Blurred Lines” song…

Reading, Radio and Lots of Coffee – My Little Loves this week!

I’m having a rather unusual Saturday morning here at the Four Walls, Rainy Days house – there was sleep, lots of it, uninterrupted in fact.…

Losing the Plot Again – The Kid’s Book Shelves

Ah, reading, my old friend. Before I had a baby, I was one of these people who liked to read for pleasure, a book before…

The Last Fairy Tales, The Adventures of Wilbur Burrows – Review

Recently, I’ve had the great pleasure of reading a charming book writtenfor children but with a deeper message that can apply to us all; regardless…