Blog Tour: Bodies, Brains and Bogies – Paul Ian Cross

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: This fantastic title from Paul Ian Cross, the writer of How to Vanquish a Virus, takes the reader on a whirlwind tour of everything that’s disgusting, unusual and … Continue reading Blog Tour: Bodies, Brains and Bogies – Paul Ian Cross

Blog Tour: Where Is My Smile? – Natalie Reeves Billing

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the authors, Tiny Tree Books and Kelly Lacey of Love Books Tours.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: A beautifully illustrated picture book about mental health for young readers. Where Is My Smile? is the story of a little boy who can’t find … Continue reading Blog Tour: Where Is My Smile? – Natalie Reeves Billing

Blog Tour: Dreams in a Jar – Kate Staves

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: What if you could keep a little piece of your dreams to hold on to forever? Put on your very best pyjamas and get ready for a … Continue reading Blog Tour: Dreams in a Jar – Kate Staves

Blog Tour: Now That You’re Here – Kate Staves

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Join giraffes, hedgehogs, penguins and many more adorable animals as they welcome their new babies! Share this sweet, rhyming picture book with the special little person in … Continue reading Blog Tour: Now That You’re Here – Kate Staves

Blog Tour: Lucas Twigg’s Truly Terrible Luck – Andy Rigden (author) & Jim Landen (illustrator)

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the authors, Tiny Tree Books and Kelly Lacey of Love Books Tours.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Lucas seems to be the world’s unluckiest kid. He gets splashed on the way to school every time it rains. Birds are queuing up to … Continue reading Blog Tour: Lucas Twigg’s Truly Terrible Luck – Andy Rigden (author) & Jim Landen (illustrator)

Blog Tour: Princess No Knots – Deborah Dillon & Matt Richards

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the authors and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Princess No Knots LOVES her long golden hair as much as she LOVES her bath time, but she does NOT love having it brushed. When her flowing … Continue reading Blog Tour: Princess No Knots – Deborah Dillon & Matt Richards

Blog Tour: Monster Max and the Marmalade Ghost – Robin Bennett

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Max and Peregrine are volunteering at an old people’s home, when strange things start to happen: one resident is walking on the ceiling; one is riding their … Continue reading Blog Tour: Monster Max and the Marmalade Ghost – Robin Bennett

Blog Tour: A Surprise Party & four other stories – Milo McGivern

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and Kelly Lacey of Love Books Tours.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: On a mysterious and far away island, strange things are happening. With no people in sight, a wonderful collection of talking animals are having extraordinary, funny adventures. … Continue reading Blog Tour: A Surprise Party & four other stories – Milo McGivern

Blog Tour: All Pets Allowed / The Becket List – Adele Griffin

*I received a free copy of these books with thanks to the author and Amanda Dissinger at Algonquin Young Readers. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* I am utterly thrilled to be part of the blog tour for Adele Griffin’s Blackberry Farm series, and to share my thoughts with you on Books 1 and 2 … Continue reading Blog Tour: All Pets Allowed / The Becket List – Adele Griffin

Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

  Here we go again, with my favourite books of the second half of 2019! As before, these are books that I read last year, regardless of publication date.  Also as before, my list is very fantasy heavy.  What can I say – it is a varied and fascinating genre and I love every subset! … Continue reading Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2