Currently Reading :: The Wintrish Girl by Melanie La’Brooy

I know I keep talking about how obsessed I am with ‘middlegrade’ books at the moment, but honestly, spending any time in the “older readers” section of my local bookshop has me wanting to take a year off work to read them all. I thought I’d pop in tonight and share my current read, because […]

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#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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Friday Favourites :: 8 October

This week has been an absolute whirlwind the combination of heading back to (remote learning) school for term 4, with a short week (Monday was Labour day) AND changing our clocks for Daylight Saving Time has just completely thrown me off! I’m kind of glad to be back at school for the routine, but tbh […]

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Friday Favourites :: 16 July

This is a little bit of a throwback from a previous favourite, but this week a favourite of mine has been that we’re back at watercolour painting class again! The class is with the same teacher, but a (mostly) different group, and a different set of less ones – last term we focused on painting […]

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Friday Favourites :: 11 June

Friday Favourites time again already! This week my favourite isn’t even really quite book adjacent, but I have been absolutely loving flowers this week. I picked up some gorgeous poppies today – I love that they are still all closed up when when you buy them and it’s a surprise to see what colours they […]

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Nancy Business

It’s been four months since Tippy, Uncle Pike and Devon were together for Christmas. Now back for the first anniversary of Tippy’s father’s death, the Nancys are reformed when Riverstone is rocked by an early morning explosion that kills three people and destroys the town hall. A new case is born. Is the accused bomber […]

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