WEE GIRL REVIEWS: The Beedog

WEE GIRL REVIEWS: The Beedog

Wee Girl Reviews We have been sent a LOT of picture books lately, which is great for us as we love them. For those of you who don’t know, my daughter Emmeline, aka ‘Wee Girl (2)’ is 7 years old and a tiny book blogger. We read picture books together at bedtime, so Emmeline can practice…

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My Writing Journey: Virginia Heath, historical romance author

My Writing Journey: Virginia Heath, historical romance author

Something a little different today … I have Virginia Heath, author of the King’s Elite books sharing her writing journey today! I am always fascinated by writers’ journeys through their careers and books. Be sure to check out Virginia’s latest book, The Mysterious Lord Millcroft. Here’s the blurb: Life as a duchess … Or something much…

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BOOK VERSUS FILM – All Aboard! The Girl On The Train

BOOK VERSUS FILM – All Aboard! The Girl On The Train

Every so often a book comes along that proves pop culture isn’t confined to Netflix, superheroes, or Kardashians. It’s normally a debut novel, usually a thriller, and naturally a lure for any Hollywood studio keen to board the gravy train. In 2015, that book even had train in the title, and keeping up with this…

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Top 10 Authentic YA Reads You Cannot Miss

Top 10 Authentic YA Reads You Cannot Miss

All About YA … Sex, assault, cutting, eating disorders, pregnancy, race, murder, death … There are so many issues in the world that it’s confusing for adults, never mind young people! This is why I am SO passionate about contemporary YA Fiction and why I have rounded up some of my favourites below. Enjoy! 1) Just…

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BOOK VERSUS FILM: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Showdown

BOOK VERSUS FILM: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Showdown

I watched the old BBC version with Sir Alec Guinness in my childhood. Soon after I had my first experience with Eastern Germany, en route to West Berlin. Luckily Le Carré had prepared me for terror and intimidation! Still, it terrified me and intensified my respect for Le Carré (the pen name of Bernard Cornwell)….

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10 Ways To Organise Your Book Collection

The way you organise your book collection can make all the difference in finding your favourite classics with ease. How you organise your books will depend on your style and the way you want it to look visually. If you’re a creative decorator, you may want to stack vertically or incorporate fun elements, like plants…

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