Book summary: A brilliant, inclusive collection of traditional tales from around the world featuring amazing women and girls. Once upon a time, there was a handsome prince who - no, that's not right! Once upon a time, there were strong, fierce women who plotted, schemed, took action, showed … [Read more...] about Fierce Fearless and Free by Lari Don
Disclosure - I was sent an ARC for review and Amazon links are affiliate. I'm not sure how long I've known Jo or been reading her blog - let's say a while. I've always loved her writing (if you're not familiar, you're in for a treat, so pop over to Slummy Single Mummy to check the blog out) … [Read more...] about Playgroups and Prosecco by Jo Middleton
Children in Middlesbrough are being encouraged to explore the town’s most popular stories with new reading logs and the chance to win an iPad mini. Note, most of what follows is a press release, which is why it doesn't read like one of my blog posts. However, I'm sharing it because when I … [Read more...] about Middlesbrough children encouraged to read with chance to win iPad mini. Confirmed open to home educators.
Disclosure, this book was sent for review, and Amazon links are affiliate links. I grew up reading science fiction. Ursula K Le Guin, Anne McCaffrey, James Blish, Asimov, Heinlein. My favourites were books where the characters were as important as the environment - I loved the Dorsai books and … [Read more...] about Ancestral light by Elizabeth Bear
Disclosure, this book was sent free for review, and amazon link is affiliate. This is the second book in Dhonielle Clayton's series that began last year with The Belles. (If you haven't read the first book, I suggest you stop here and bob off and get it. Otherwise I'm likely to spoil you for the … [Read more...] about The Everlasting Rose by Dhonielle Clayton