Greetings from another bookish February

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Hi everyone, I hope you are all having a good start to the year. This month I will be featuring more bookish posts for the inner bibliophile among you all. So, why don’t you get yourself something to drink, maybe a snack or two and settle down to read these posts…

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Classic fairy tales vs. re-told tales

Hi everyone, welcome to this week’s discussion post. Having read quite a number of fairy tales over my years I recently found that there are those catalogued as re-told fairy tales or with the label ‘fractured’ or ‘adapted’ along with them. So I thought, why not read a few and see how they compare with the originals, well, the ones I remember anyway…

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Once upon a time a New Year began…

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Hi and welcome friends to January 2023!! This month my brother and I celebrate another birthday together and become ever so slightly older!! Summer has finally arrived in full swing and has brought hope for a pleasurable New Year. This month’s theme favours those of you who enjoy fantasy reads. To find out more you will have to press the button below…

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Gift ideas for your bookworm friends and family

Hi everyone, it’s getting to that time again. You know, when you start counting the days until Christmas comes round again. And following your countdown so do any ideas for gifts. This week’s post is an advice post on the types of gifts the bookworm in your life would like based on the ones I’ve received… so, why don’t you go ahead and press the button to the inner sanctum of bookish gift giving…

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Adult reads vs Adapted Younger Reads

Hi everyone, I hope this month of February is treating you better than me. Having to endure some health issues over the last month or so has left me a bit behind in preparing my posts. So, please forgive me if the next few posts seem to have less body to them. In saying that, this week I’ll be discussing the advantages of reading adaptations of adult books more suitable for younger readers.

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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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A little bookish this February

Hi everyone, this month I’m going a little bookish!! Yes, you read that right. The whole of February will have bookish related topics for every week. So folks, if you were after something to tickle your inner bibliophile, this is the month to get stuck into…

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My holiday reads over Christmas

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Hi everyone, I hope your Christmas was a happy one!! Mine was filled with food, family, and so much sunshine!! Mind you, I am working through this year, so I won’t be having any sleep-ins until mid-January when I do take a short break. You’re probably wondering what exactly my post is about on this last week of the year. Well, I thought I’d share with you the genre of adult books I prefer to read over the Christmas season.

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Tween series that would make awesome movies

Hi everyone, this week I will be sharing with you a collection of tween titles I’ve enjoyed over the years which I would love to watch as a movie franchise!! There’s a little bit of everything here; adventure, mystery, humour, science fiction, and fantasy!! Are you keen to find out what they are? Then, why don’t you get your tween involved and see if you agree with my selections below!!

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An eclectic mix for October

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Hi everyone, the weather is getting warmer down here in New Zealand as spring settles in. Our lockdown is slowly lifting but we still have a way to go before getting back to work and school. In case you’re wondering, I don’t have a special theme for this month, but do I have a variety of posts for your reading pleasure!! Go on, have a peek below…

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