#LOVEOZYA :: The Killing Code by Ellie Marney

I’m always interested in books about the evolving roles of women in recent(ish) history, and in particular the way society’s view of women changed during war times. Ellie Marney’s latest YA novel – The Killing Code – is about young women who were recruited as codebreakers for US Signals Intelligence during World War II. What […]

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#LoveOzYA :: An Echo Through the Veil by Bonnie Wynne

I love an epic fantasy series, and Bonnie Wynne continues to deliver just that with An Echo Through the Veil, book 4 in her The Price of Magic series. What is Bonnie Wynne’s An Echo Through the Veil about? Ok, this is where you’ll usually find the synopsis of the book I’m reviewing BUT this […]

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Preview :: Heart of Flame by Kate Schumacher

A week or so ago Aussie fantasy author Kate Schumacher joined me here on the blog to talk about her debut novel, Shadow of Fire, which is book one in The Fires of Aileryan series. Today Kate has revealed the cover for book two, Heart of Flame, and it looks so beautiful that I just […]

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Kidlit :: Itty Bitty Kitty by Maddy Mara

What is Maddy Mara’s Itty Bitty Kitty about? Itty Bitty Kitty LOVES empty boxes, string and sleeping on clean washing. She HATES being called cute. She is almost a tiger, after all! She may still be a kitten, but Itty Bitty is ready to take on the world. And she knows all the Cat Laws. […]

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Friday Favourites:: 2 September

Friends! Happy September! Happy Spring! AND, at our school this week, HAPPY BOOK FAIR! I think soooo many of us have such wonderful memories of the Scholastic book fair arriving at school and setting up like a magical moving book store full of books and pens and posters. It’s such a delight as an adult […]

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Review :: Christmas at Fox Farm by Helen Pollard

I have a bit of an obsession with Yorkshire, so this cute cosy Christmas romance set in the Dales appealed to me right away (also – that cover is so perfect!). What is Helen Pollard’s Christmas at Fox Farm about? Living at Fox Farm, with its cosy café, beautiful pottery studio and charming gift shop, […]

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