Today I’m doing a little post to share a couple of snippets from my week. Visiting: We called down to our new favourite place, Rowallane Gardens on Saturday. We didn’t visit the formal gardens, instead we took a walk along the woodland route. It was just beautiful and autumnal plus there was a definite drop in temperature… Continue reading Midweek waffle
The book I’m reviewing today is the newly published debut thriller The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins. There’s a bit of hype surrounding this book, I’d heard several book bloggers commenting on how good it was and it has been at the top of the best seller lists since it was released in… Continue reading What I’ve been reading – The Girl On The Train
Last week I received a goody bag from the lovely people at Scholastic publishers. One of the books was this one: Don’t Chew the Royal Shoe! written and illustrated by Kate Leake. One evening before bedtime I read the story to my girls (aged 3 and 6), here’s a brief summary: Anyone who has had a… Continue reading What I’ve been reading – Don’t Chew the Royal shoe!
A couple of weeks ago saw the release of The Scarecrows Wedding the latest childrens book from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler (the creators of The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and Tabby McTat to name a few). My girls are such fans of the Donaldson/Scheffler books so that when I saw an advertisement on… Continue reading What I’ve been reading – The Scarecrows’ Wedding
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell Tagline: A tale of fanfiction, family and first love. I had never heard of this book until last week when catching up on some blogs I follow that a couple of them had mentioned going to a book signing by Rainbow Rowell in which she’d discussed some of her books. I’m a… Continue reading What I’ve been reading – Fangirl
During the summer I do more reading than at any other time of the year. I don’t know if it’s due to the days being longer or if it’s because I take the majority of my work holidays during the summer. Anywho – I thought I’d share a book I’ve just recently finished reading –… Continue reading What I’ve been reading – The Sentinel