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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Celebrating fathers this September

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Hi everyone, this September I’m celebrating fathers!! Especially the relationship they have with their daughters!! For all those who celebrate Father’s Day down here in the southern hemisphere, this month is for you!! I hope you enjoy my tribute to you and your father!!

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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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Welcome to a July filled with letters

Hi everyone, welcome to the cold month of July. Winter is making herself heard loud and clear in my part of the world. As my title suggests, this month I’ll be exploring the world of letter-writing and featuring books written as letters. If you are someone who has had the joyful experience of receiving and sending letters, then this month’s reviews and posts are for you!!

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My thoughts on grief and loss

Hi everyone, this week’s post will be a personal story from chapters in my life where I have had to deal with grief, loss, and learn to live again. I hope you read this with an open mind as I don’t think of myself as someone who’s had to struggle much but has enough life experience to have learned this lesson quite young.

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