My own family history

Hi everyone, seeing as I’m celebrating family history stories, I thought I should share a wee bit about my own family history. Although I live and work in New Zealand now, my story begins in a small rural town in Sri Lanka back in the 1970’s where my parents began their married lives. 

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The War that Saved my Life by Kimberly B. Bradley

Hi everyone, this first week’s post is about two stories that focus on children who were evacuated into the countryside during those first few years of World War Two in England. The small family unit they create and the story that followed was very poignant and heartfelt. If you like me have an affinity towards these type of stories then these stories are meant for you!

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Family History for this November

Hi everyone, welcome to the month of November!! This month I plan on featuring historical stories about families. I know, I’ve already done historical stories last November, but this selection of stories have an extra element to it. They all feature a group of young girls and the legacies they create for the generations to come. 

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Scarlet Ibis by Gill Lewis

Hello everyone, this first review for September comes from a title that moved me to tears at every page. The relationship between the young siblings is one that will always stay with me. The younger sibling is autistic in this story, and on reading it I gained more insight into the condition. I hope this title moves you the way it did me.

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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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Extra reads for this week

Hi everyone, hope you found the Jake Atlas books as entertaining as I did!! Reading stories of family relationships mixed with a decent dose of adventure and archaeology has always been exciting for me. So when I found these next few titles I grabbed them before anyone else did!! Have fun reading!!

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