Month: June 2013

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Wow, I absolutely love Shadow and Bone. I’d read quotes comparing it to other well known fantasy fiction but to be honest I don’t think it is right to compare. This book needs no comparison, it’s brilliant in its own right. From the very first page you find yourself drawn in to the lives of […]

Posted June 29, 2013


Review: The Silent Wife

Review: The Silent Wife

I do love it when I see a stir on Twitter about a new book. Instantly I want to know what everyone is talking about, I want to get my hands on the book and make my own assessment. I’d been seeing the hashtag #silentwife floating about on Twitter, along with incredible reviews and opinions. […]

Posted June 26, 2013


Zoe & Beans Board Books

Zoe & Beans Board Books

We have a few books in the ‘Zoe and Beans’ collection and they are a real hit with both Sophie (two) and especially Jonny (four). Chloe and Mick Inkpen really do know how to appeal to a younger audience as, even though I have to admit that sometimes I don’t really get the stories, Jonny […]

Posted June 22, 2013


Lucy Ladybird by Sharon King-Chai

Lucy Ladybird by Sharon King-Chai

This book has been a huge hit with Sophie who has recently turned two. The size of the book allows for big, colourful illustrations that are perfect for young children. The pages are full of interest without being too cluttered. Even the leaves on the front cover are all different and we’ve spent ages pointing […]

Posted June 20, 2013