Category Archives: Reviews

#bookreview for What If Butterflies Loved Snow? By Jessie Stevens @behindthewillow and Madhawi Karaya @Mr_Tookles @BooksForBees #kidlit #TuesdayBookBlog

One of the most magical times when raising children is getting to read to, and with, them, and What If Butterflies Loved Snow? is a wonderful book to choose to do just that. I love the many questions that come … Continue reading

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#bookreview for Wonder by R J Palacio – a book for 9 – 11 year olds, apparently. I’m slightly over that but loved it anyway :-) #TuesdayBookBlog

August is a ten-year-old boy who is anything but ordinary. The story starts off by being told from his point of view but as you progress through the book the reader does get to see things from the viewpoint of … Continue reading

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#bookreview for the romantic That Summer at the Seahorse Hotel by Adrienne Vaughan @adrienneauthor #romance #suspense #RBRT #TuesdayBookBlog

The romance in this novel is not only in the plotline or between the characters but for me it was in the fabulous setting. A crumbling estate on the dramatic coast of Ireland, what’s not to love. Mia is a … Continue reading

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#bookreview for Hiding by Jenny Morton Potts @jmortonpotts #psychological #thriller #RBRT

I chose to read this book from those submitted to Rosie Amber’s Book Review Team and as a member I received a free copy. This does not affect my review in any way. Oh my goodness, how I loved this … Continue reading

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#bookreview for Words of Wonder, an #anthology of #shortstories and #poetry written by students of the Creative Writing Course at #Nottingham College @GreenWizard62 @PhilPid1

Words of Wonder is the latest anthology produced by the creative writing students of Nottingham College. Here is my review. At Least Seven Ways to Hate Carrots by Emma Penny This is a wonderful non-fiction piece about food. I loved … Continue reading

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#bookreview for “A Midnight Clear” and other stories by Anita Dawes and Jaye Marie @jaydawes2 #shortstories #TuesdayBookBlog

A Midnight Clear This is an uplifting story of a woman standing alone in London and contemplating the breakdown of her marriage, the significance of the bells as they start to chime more poignant than ever before. Magic Christmas Alice … Continue reading

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#RBRT #bookreview for Jonah by Carl Rackman @CarlRackman #psychological #suspense #thriller #paranormal #military

I am a member of Rosie Amber’s Book Review Team and chose to read Jonah after seeing some other reviews for it. I received a copy of the book from the author but this has not influenced the content of … Continue reading

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A #bookreview for Dark Words by Paul White (Dark Tales and Darker Poetry) @fluffybunnypj dark and emotional #poetry and #prose #TuesdayBookBlog

I received an advanced copy of this book from the author but that has not influenced my review in any way. I chose to read this book because I like dark, emotional stories but I am not that fond of … Continue reading

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A Publication Day #Bookreview and Excerpt for Life Begins When The Kids Leave Home And The Dog Dies by Barb Taub @barbtaub #humour #parenting #families

The Blurb ONCE UPON A TIME… Chapter 1. A California girl named Barb met her prince of a guy. He was tall, dark, and handsome. (Actually, he was a Republican. But he was definitely tall.) They fell in love, and … Continue reading

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#bookreview for Straight from the Heart, an #anthology of #prose and #poetry from the students of #Nottingham Central College @GreenWizard62 @PhilPid1 @NoveletteMW

I shall start this by saying how much I like the cover, the maze showing that despite the title, Straight from the Heart, love, in all its forms, from finding it, to keeping it, is anything but straight forward. Life, … Continue reading

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