OK, you are probably wondering, much as I did when I was contacted for this review, what on earth is a tinsy winsy weeny tot? Basically, as you can hopefully see in the picture above, they are hand sized, soft bodied baby dolls which come in a collectable series. Each doll has a different, very … [Read more...] about Tinsy Winsy Weeny Tots review
It is no secret to any of my readers here or on social media that I am a huge fan of Rachael's work. I've known her for years - we first 'met' online on email lists back when we were very new mothers, and have been bumping into each on and offline ever since. I've been watching her authorly career … [Read more...] about Wildflower Bay by Rachael Lucas – review and giveaway
Maurice (Christopher Eccleston), Alison (Morven Christie) and Joe Hughes (Max Vento) in The A Word. Photograph: Rory Mulvey/BBC/Fifty Fathoms So. BBC one showed a new drama, The A word, last night about a family discovering their son has autism. It's very well acted - unsurprisingly given it … [Read more...] about Let's talk about the A word.
https://twitter.com/liveotherwise/status/616981499682942981?s=09 I read One in one sitting I think. It's that kind of book. It wraps around you and carries you along, though it's not a fast paced adventure, far from it. Unless growing up is an adventure, which I guess it kind of is. Sarah Crossan's … [Read more...] about One by Sarah Crossan
buy at Amazon Only in wartime could a stalwart lass from Manchester rub shoulders with a Scottish aristocrat, one a pilot, the other a special operations executive. When a vital mission goes wrong, and one of the friends has to bail out of a faulty plane over France, she is captured by the … [Read more...] about Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein