Fairy tales and graphic novels

Hi everyone, this week’s post is about a series of graphic novels I found. Now, I know there are versions of fairy tales made into graphic novels that have become some form of manga that are irresistible to tween and teen readers. This particular series caught my eye in 2020 and I may have given a short review then. In this post I will be giving you a longer review as the series had some quirky drawings and also because the adventures centre around one specific character. To find out you’ll have to press the button below…

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My favourite Australian tween reads

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Booklists for you

Hi everyone, this first booklist is going to feature a selection of my favourite Australian tween reads. I think I’ve featured a few of these before in older posts. Maybe the reason I keep coming back to them means they have more than what’s just on the cover! So, friends, are you ready to sample some interesting contemporary tween reads? Well, what are you waiting for, press the button below to start your journey…

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Let’s travel to Australia this November

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Hi everyone, I hope you are counting down the weeks until Christmas. I know I am! Mostly because at this time of year our days are longer and warmer as summer approaches. And with summer on its way, what better way to celebrate than travel a little ways with our reads!! This month I’ll be taking you to Australia! Don’t forget to stow away your bags in the overhead compartment before settling down to read this post…

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A selection of art-inspired reads for tweens

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Booklists for you

Hi everyone, I hope October is treating you all well. I’m actually in the middle of a life change of sorts. Nothing too major but a bit busy with all that life throws at you at times!! This week is a selection of reads that have titles with art-inspired adventures of sorts. I hope you enjoy this little booklist!!

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Art and mystery with Deron Hicks

Hi everyone, this week’s post is celebrating a trio of reads by author Deron Hicks. The series is called ‘A Lost Art Mystery’ and features the works of some of the masters. Well, friends, if you have heard of this series then I guess it won’t be a surprise, but if you are an art lover and enjoy a good mystery, then why not press the button below to find out more…

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Let’s enjoy some art this October!

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Hi everyone, welcome to October and the changes it brings. Down here in New Zealand, the kids have a two-week school holiday starting now and the weather has calmed down. Spring has settled down and summer is not too far along. My choice for this month’s theme is Art, and all that art means to me. So, why not press the button below to find out more…

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My Favourite “Last” Lines

Hi everyone, I hope this month has been treating you well. It’s been a bit busy at work with many events and changes. This week is a personal post that is a little bit out of the ordinary. I had planned some time ago to share my favourite quotes but I realised there are many blogs out there with such content, so I decided to share my top seven ‘last’ quotes instead. For a bit more of an explanation click the button below… 

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My Four Favourite Science Fiction Reads

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Hi everyone, this week’s post is another short-ish booklist for you of my favourite Science fiction reads. So friends, if you’re a fan of futuristic stories, or those set in space, then this is the week for you!!

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My favourite seasonal tween reads

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Booklists for you

Hi friends, this first week’s post will bring you a booklist of my favourite seasonal tween reads! Here you will be treated to a selection of titles that showcase the different seasons and feature a cast of characters that you could possibly fall in love with. So, if you’re ready, go ahead and press the button below…

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A pair of summery reads

Hi everyone, I hope you all up in the US and UK are enjoying your summer!! My sister’s little ones will be looking forward to their summer holidays with lots of fun stuff and activities. So, to help you all celebrate your summer holidays, this week’s post will feature a pair of books that have a summery feel to it… of sorts… you’re going to have to click the button to find out now!!

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