The OMG Blog by Karen McCombie

Hi everyone, I hope March is treating everyone fairly. Here in New Zealand the seasons are changing. Cool breezes and rain showers are welcomed after an exceptionally searing summer!! My review for this week is about another group of young girls, I know, I can’t seem to get away from groups!! This book though has a special element to it: blogging!! So if you’re interested, have a read of this post! Continue reading “The OMG Blog by Karen McCombie”

The Mother-Daughter Book Club series

Hello and welcome to a brand new month! This month as promised I will be featuring titles with mother daughter relationships as the central theme. This first selection is of a series of books that grabbed my attention from day one. And now the author sits in my Top 10 of favorite authors!! Have a read and let me know if you agree or not!! Oh, by the way, be prepared for everything!! Continue reading “The Mother-Daughter Book Club series”

The Emergency Zoo by Miriam Halahmy

Hi everyone, this final week of February features a tween read with more than one animal as the main lead character. I must confess, I think I prefer stories about zoos, wildlife parks and menageries than single pets. With stories like these you get a broad range of characters, both human and animal. So, if you enjoy historical fiction with some strong characters, both animal and human, have a read of this post. Continue reading “The Emergency Zoo by Miriam Halahmy”

Star in the storm by Joan Hiatt Harlow

Hey there, the location of this next book is definitely a place to visit, especially if you’re sweltering in the New Zealand heat! This particular book is set in Newfoundland at the turn of the twentieth century and features a rather large and imposing figure of a dog. Hope you enjoy this as much as I did!! Continue reading “Star in the storm by Joan Hiatt Harlow”

The Wolf Keepers by Elise Broach

Hi there, this second week’s post is about a different species of animal; more like a group of wild animals. If you thought zoo, then you are right! And it’s a story with some historical inspiration too! If both these have piqued your interest, then sit back and enjoy this post! Continue reading “The Wolf Keepers by Elise Broach”

A dog called homeless by Sarah Lean

Hi everyone, welcome to the ‘friendly’ month of February. This week’s post features an award-winning author and the title that launched my interest in her writing. If you are a fan of dog stories and the bonds formed with man’s best friend, then this is definitely the book for you!! Continue reading “A dog called homeless by Sarah Lean”

Friendships for February

Hello everyone to the short month of February!! I now write you from a different postcode. Yes, over the lovely summer month of January, my family and I moved house. It fits everyone’s needs until the next awaited adventure!!

For this month the titles selected have ‘friendships’ as their main theme. And not just any friendship, those that we make with four-legged animals!! Continue reading “Friendships for February”