The Matilda Saga by Jackie French

Welcome everyone to this last week of November!! This post features, as promised, a whole saga of stories. Jackie French is hands down one of my favourite authors to date. I discovered her books by chance a few years ago and fell in love with her writing, especially the historical fiction novels she has created. So if you enjoy generational stories featuring formidable matriarchs, feisty young heroes and strong characters, then settle down into a comfy seat and get stuck in to this post!

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Extra puzzle-solving mysteries

Hi all, I hope you managed to find the Tuckernuck books and are laughing out loud reading them!! Here in this extra post I have a small selection of books for fans of puzzle-solving and code-cracking amateur middle grade sleuths. Hope you enjoy these as much as I did!!

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Greenglass House books by Kate Milford

Hello all, for this second week I will be reviewing two delightful books I found on our shelves. One of the reasons I enjoyed these were because of their gorgeous covers, and the other was the fantastical story each had!! If you enjoy fantasy mixed with some history, then these are for you!!

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A few contemporary sibling stories to enjoy

Hi everyone, hope you enjoyed the earlier post this week. Here are a few other similar reads about siblings for you to check out. These stories all tackle some sort of serious issue in the most delicate manner thanks to some amazing writing from these authors. If anyone has come across any other contemporary stories about brothers and sisters, please let me know.

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Welcome to July!

Hello everyone, welcome to the chilly month of July. Winter has finally arrived after quite a warm first half of the year. Our days are shorter and colder. My sister, who lives in the UK, is enjoying her summer holidays with her young family! Often I wish I was there, but for me, the only great thing, apart from the weather in the UK now, is the amiable relationship I have with her. So, this month, I’m featuring tween stories about siblings, and the unique bond that having a brother or sister gives you.

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Historical Mysteries to enjoy

Hi everyone, I hope the previous post got your sleuthing taste buds a-tingling!! Just to make things a bit interesting, this extra post has two similar series I found and fell in love with!! Such is the life of a librarian, all of the books I share belong to a special corner in my heart!! So, please take good care when you read them!! Continue reading “Historical Mysteries to enjoy”

Murder most unladylike series by Robin Stevens

Hi everyone, this month of April I will be showcasing a group of historical mystery stories that I came across my many reads that struck a chord with me. The series of books this post features took me not just to those years just before World War II, but also to a delightful girls boarding school! So if either of these have conjured up something for you, then read on!! Continue reading “Murder most unladylike series by Robin Stevens”