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


The Body Finder Series….Dead Silence

The Body Finder Series….Dead Silence

Three of my favourite things are based in and around Seattle – Frasier, Grey’s Anatomy and The Body Finder series of books. I guess you could say 4 if you count my coffee obsession (Seattle is famous for its coffee roasting & shops). I’ve been waiting all year for book four of the Body Finder […]

Posted April 16, 2013


Lunchtime Blog Tour *GIVEAWAY*

Lunchtime Blog Tour *GIVEAWAY*

Back in May of last year Liz and Jonny reviewed a fantastic book Lunchtime, by Rebecca Cobb. Today we are HUGELY excited to be part of the Lunchtime Blog Tour. Every day this week different blogs are hosting the Lunchtime Blog Tour and today it’s our turn. Rebecca Cobb is most definitely a rising star […]

Posted February 6, 2013


Children of the Wild *Giveaway*

We all have books that we loved as children and that still hold a place in our hearts….well I certainly do. I remember that feeling as a child of finding a book that resonated with me and captured my imagination. It opens your mind, inspires you to read more and makes you feel great. Of […]

Posted January 22, 2013


Never Forget Christmas Giveaway!!!

Regular readers will, I’m sure, remember our posts about Never Forget last year. The lovely Ellie at Never Forget has a special treat for you all – a giveaway! As Christmas is fast approaching this will be a relatively short run competition so make sure you get your entry in straight away! First things first […]

Posted December 3, 2012


Mum: On Your Retirement

Well today is a big day in our family – my Mum is retiring! Mum started out her career as a Modern Languages Teacher, teaching French and German. In fact that is what took her to Mull and ultimately to meet my Dad. Mum was at my Granny’s house one Sunday and Granny wrapped up […]

Posted November 22, 2012


Win Friends: The Complete Series Blu-ray Box Set! *Giveaway*

I actually cannot describe how excited I am about today’s post. It is a fantastic giveaway courtesy of the lovely people at Warner Bros. I have two words for you …. FRIENDS …… BLU-RAY! For the first time the complete series of Friends has been released on Blu-ray and here at Rhoda Reviews we have one […]

Posted November 20, 2012


Zoe and Beans: Hello Oscar!

Zoe and Beans: Hello Oscar!

We have a couple of ‘Zoe and Beans’ stories in our house and so were delighted to receive this new book Hello Oscar.     The text is so clever and its slightly strange story appeals not only to young readers but to adults as well; ‘ “Woof!” said Beans. “Squeak”, said the guinea pig. […]

Posted November 15, 2012