12 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

Interview with a Bookstagrammer – Booklempt.gyal

If feminist reads and Caribbean beaches equal bliss for you then head straight over to the bookstagram account of this week’s guest, Ph.D student and co-founder of Intersect Antigua @booklempt.gyal. If you’re struggling with the November chill, Sarah’s incredible photos… View Post

The BFR Round Up – October 2020

This October has been incredibly busy, despite having a holiday in Northumberland at the last week. Trying to keep the job, family, reading, a blog, social media plus another project in the air has been fun but all-consuming. I also… View Post