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    Frugal Fiction: Book Clubs

    Each month we use our FRUGAL FICTION post look to at different ways to make the most of your money and get more books for your buck! We take £8.00, an average RRP for a paperback, and see how much…

  • Big Book,  YA

    Fire and Thorns

    Rae Carson Once a century, one person is chosen for greatness. Elisa is the chosen one. But she is also the younger of two princesses, the one who has never done anything remarkable. She can’t see how she ever will.…

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    On My Wish List

    As book lovers we often find that our eyes are too big for our bookshelves! So once a month we join the ladies at Book Chick City and take part in their meme ON MY WISH LIST, where we post about some…

  • Adult,  Big Book

    The Long Song

    Andrea Levey With The Long Song, Levy once again reinvents the historical novel. Told in the irresistibly willful and intimate voice of Miss July, with some editorial assistance from her son, Thomas, The Long Song is at once defiant, funny,…

  • Early Readers,  Little Book,  Picture books

    Stuck

    Oliver Jeffers Stuck is the eight picture book from award winning author illustrator, Oliver Jeffers. Floyd’s kite is stuck in a tree. He throws a shoe up to shift it, but that gets stuck too. So he throws up his…

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    Remembrance day

      In Flanders fields the poppies blow      Between the crosses, row on row,   That mark our place; and in the sky   The larks, still bravely singing, flyScarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days agoWe lived,…