Forget-me-not by Ellie Terry

Hi everyone, welcome to the first week of May. For someone who calls the southern hemisphere home, I always equate May with spring. It must be all those books I’ve read!! Anyway, for this week, I’ve got a lovely little book I enjoyed a few years ago while visiting my sister in the UK!! Why not click below to find out what this book is…

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A new week, a new family…

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Booklists for you

Hi everyone, there are times in the life of a tween when they’re faced with the unexpected fate of having to merge families. It could be following the divorce of parents and finding new partners or some other set of circumstances. The seven titles I found that filled this category can be found in the booklist below. Hope you enjoy them…

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Let’s move houses with tweens

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Booklists for you

Hi everyone, this first week is all about those stories which feature a house move of some sort. And of course what our young heroes and heroines think about it all!! This week is a booklist of ten of my favourite reads featuring some adventurous, a few scary… oops… I’ll let you find out the rest below…

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Tweens and their changing lives this April

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Hi everyone, this April I thought of venturing into the changing world we find in most tween reads. Tweens face a changing world when they leave behind their childhood and face the impending teenage years. The books I’ve collected for this month will showcase other changes they face in their young lives. Go on… you want to find out what I’m talking about…

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A selection of short stories

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Booklists for you

Hi everyone, this week’s post is a short-ish booklist post of short stories I have enjoyed over the years. You would think it’s easy to write a short story, but after reading these books I’m sure you will change your mind, like me!! Hope you enjoy my selection…

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Books vs movies: Miss Mahee’s top ten

Yes, you read correctly. This week’s post will feature my top ten best books turned into movies. I won’t be delving too deep into my reasons because I’m sure by now you all know that I prefer to read rather than watch movies of literary works. So reader, are you ready to venture below and find out the contenders for this list?

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My favourite contemporary sister-brother stories!

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Booklists for you

Hello and welcome to 2022!! My first proper post is a book list with a few of my favourite sibling reads featuring an older sister and younger brother. These books will hopefully transport you to the lives of some very special characters. I hope you and your tween enjoy the selection I have set out for you below. Enjoy your reading!!

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My favourite tween Christmas stories

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Booklists for you

Hi everyone, this week’s booklist post will give you my favourite Christmas stories for tweens!! These are titles that I have enjoyed from my younger years through to my years as a librarian. So why not put aside your decorating for a few minutes and have a read of this list and see if you have similar tastes…

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