2020 Reading Retrospective: Our Top 15 Books

Rather than compile the standard best 10 reads for 2020, we decided to split our 2020 reading retrospective three ways and list our top 15 books instead. A tough process because we have enjoyed some amazing titles between us this… View Post

Book Review: Serpentine by Philip Pullman

It was never in doubt that we would buy Serpentine by Philip Pullman. We’ve been fans of the His Dark Materials series ever since it was first published so have collected most of the books, including various different editions. I… View Post

11 Bookish Places to Stay in the UK

Literary culture is an essential part of Britain’s identity so it’s no surprise that there are many bookish places to stay in the UK. From country houses to quaint hideaways to elegant hotels, bibliophiles can find a retreat for almost… View Post

Book Review: The Cousins by Karen M. McManus

Although I’m new to Karen M.McManus’ novels, I’m no stranger to the buzz surrounding her work so I jumped at the chance to read her latest book as part of The Write Reads blog tour. This turned out to be… View Post

Children’s Book Review: Boy, Everywhere by A.M.Dassu

Sometimes you read a book and just know it’s going to win all the awards – Boy,Everywhere by A.M Dassu is a prime example. I met the author through SCBWI (the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) and knew… View Post