'High Adventure in the Frozen South.' With the recent release of Vashti Hardy's second novel Wildspark (which I have heard on the book-vine is also A-mazing by the way!) I thought I would pop up a review of the absolute gem that is Brightstorm that I read very recently. If you are looking for a… Continue reading WEEKLY ‘WHAT’S ON THE SHELF?’ A BOOK REVIEW OF BRIGHTSTORM BY VASHTI HARDY
Echo Ridge is not a good place to be popular. I actually had another YA book post scheduled for today, but I just had to share this brilliant new title by Karen. M. McManus. If you read my review of her debut YA novel One of Us is Lying then you will know that I… Continue reading It’s Fri-YA-y! BOOK REVIEW OF TWO CAN KEEP A SECRET by Karen M. McManus
Does Elsie Pickles have what it takes to become a witch for a week? We have recently discovered this charming series aimed at 4-11 year olds by Kaye Umansky. Witch for a Week is the first book in this delightful series with plans for more coming soon. The story really begins when the central character Elsie… Continue reading WEEKLY ‘WHAT’S ON THE SHELF?’ A BOOK REVIEW OF WITCH FOR A WEEK By Kaye Umansky and illustrated by Ashley King
A somewhat late reading round up for February - are we really reaching mid-March already?! But a great month for reading and I am pleased that I have managed to read so much for myself in a such a short month! Still Me by Jo Jo Moyes If you have already read the book Me… Continue reading ‘ME TIME’ READS – A reading round-up of what I read in February 2019
'But Big still hid, whatever he did.' Big and Little do everything together. Until one day, Big suddenly hides away inside his shell. Little tries all he can to get Big to come out, but when your best friend is feeling down, sometimes they just need a little bit of time… and a big hug!… Continue reading WEEKLY ‘WHAT’S ON THE SHELF?’ A BOOK REVIEW OF BIG HID BY ROISIN SWALES
One of my main objectives for starting Bitsy Bookworms was to simply read more. Since having children, I'd not lost my passion for reading completely but it had been subdued somewhat, partly because the little sleep thieves were robbing my time, my energy and my concentration and also because, for some reason I just found… Continue reading ‘ME TIME’ READS – A Reading round-up of what I read in January 2019.