February 23, 2019

Every year hundreds of thousands of new and exciting books are published, and it often seems as if we are all in a race to keep up with the ever-constant flow of new reading material. However, amid this constant influx of books, some books stand proud against the test...

February 6, 2019

I have just finished reading the second Jake Atlas book from the series by Rob Lloyd Jones and I am desperate to shout about it and share this amazing series with people around the world.

Jake Atlas is a troublemaker who loves treasure hunting, his family and himself ha...

January 26, 2019

I remember reading The Diary of Anne Frank when I was 11 years old. I knew that she died but, until I read the book, I hadn’t understood the gravity and tragedy of her death. As I read about this young girl I recall hoping with all my might that there was a different e...

January 21, 2019

To celebrate Martin Luther King Day I have selected some beautiful children’s books that demonstrate love and empathy. Developing compassion and understanding of others feelings is so very important and should be fostered and nurtured at every possible opportunity, so...

Ophelia’s Thoughts

When someone recommends a book to me, I am always thrilled to add it to my ‘to be read’ pile. However, that pile has now become a whole bookcase because I have big ambitions and too little time. My daughter, Juliet, enjoys a lot of books and will ofte...

October 29, 2018

Patience is not one of my strong suits, especially when it comes to books. I could barely wait for these particular books to come out and it wasn’t a disappointment when I finally got to read them. These books are not only new and beautifully written they all cover tri...

September 26, 2018

Diary of a wimpy kid is one of my favourite series of books ever and when I finished reading them I had no idea what to read next. It took me a long time to find something as good, but eventually I discovered these three collections which are brilliant.

How to Train You...

July 26, 2018

I find that summer is the perfect time to get lost in a book, with the sun blazing and a tan awaiting outside, along with parents constantly nagging you to get out and enjoy the weather, the usual distractions from reading are few and far between.

If you’re like me then...

April 19, 2018

Dystopia has got to be one of favourite genres. A good dystopian novel will be set in a doomed future, filled with ordinary people set against extraordinary odds, trying to survive in their broken world. I adore the way that this style makes me question how close to re...

January 6, 2018

Should my new year’s resolution really be to read more books? Probably not; however, much to the chagrin of my parents, there are simply too many new and wonderful books coming out in 2018 for me to do anything but read (I might have some time to watch the new book to...

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