Hungry Hearts edited by Elsie Chapman

Hi everyone, this week is a review of an ebook I read over lockdown last year. This week’s selection is actually a teen read with stories that have a culinary theme running through them. However friends, beware… for this is not an ordinary book… but one of… well… why don’t you click below to find out…

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Let’s enjoy food this June

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Hi everyone, this cooler month of June I will be featuring books on food and cooking. Two words I thought would not be popular with tween readers; but the ones I found were all quite quirky and interesting that I felt I had to share it with you. So, if you want to find out more, click below to see what’s in store for you this month…

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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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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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Ghostly reads for your tween

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Booklists for you

Hi friends, does your tween enjoy spooky ghost reads? If the answer is yes, then this is the week for you!! If not, I suggest you move along and look at another cat video online!! Be warned readers, none of my selections are for the faint of heart, and I say this now…well…you’ll have to read on to find out why…

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Genres and your tween

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How to help your tween on their reading journey

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Bookish advice

Hi everyone, this week’s post is slightly different from the others this month. I will be imparting some bookish advice using my librarian skills. So, parents and teachers out there, you might want to settle in and see if this post will be helpful for you and your tween….

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A dark and mysterious fantasy read

Hello everyone, I hope you like mysterious magical creatures along with a dash of darkness and horror. Oh good, then this week is definitely for you!! Gothic horror, dark and dangerous creatures, along with magical beings mix together….I’ve done it again…well… You’ll just have to press below to find out more!!

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Fantasy reads this November

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Hi everyone, this November I will be taking you all on a magical journey into the realms of fantasy!! This is actually a genre that is slightly out of my comfort zone but there are some elements that appeal to me. For instance, fairy tales, mythical beasts, wait…I’ve done it again…you’ll just have to press the button to find out more…

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The Murk by Robert Lettrick

Hi all, this week’s post is about a sibling story I found by sheer chance. They say not to ‘judge a book by it’s cover,’ but I did. And after reading it, I was proven wrong, for what I thought was just another adventure story, this one reads more like a Hitchcock thriller!! So, horror fans, if you thought I had let the genre slide away, think again, and continue reading below…if you dare!

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