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It’s Fri-YA-y! BOOK REVIEW OF TWO CAN KEEP A SECRET by Karen M. McManus

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

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WEEKLY ‘WHAT’S ON THE SHELF?’ A BOOK REVIEW OF WITCH FOR A WEEK By Kaye Umansky and illustrated by Ashley King

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

'Me time' reads, Brilliant Books

‘ME TIME’ READS – A reading round-up of what I read in February 2019

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

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WEEKLY ‘WHAT’S ON THE SHELF?’ A BOOK REVIEW OF BIG HID BY ROISIN SWALES

'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

'Me time' reads

‘ME TIME’ READS – A Reading round-up of what I read in January 2019.

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.

Young Adult books

It’s Fri-YA-y! A BOOK REVIEW OF ONE OF US IS LYING BY KAREN M. MCMANUS

Five students go to detention. Only four leave alive. It's Fri-YA-y! (see what I did there?!) This book does fall into the YA genre and I am most definately not a Young Adult but I still hugely enjoyed this book and if you are looking for a real page-turner then look no further! The tag line… Continue reading It’s Fri-YA-y! A BOOK REVIEW OF ONE OF US IS LYING BY KAREN M. MCMANUS