Kids Books Aren’t Just for Kids

Well who are they for then? I love reading books that are classified as children’s books. I’m thirty-five and I have two children. I love reading picture books, junior fiction, middle grade fiction and young adult fiction. As a kid, reading was my recharge button. I lived at boarding-school with a dozen other kids and …

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Frog and Toad are Friends by Arnold Lobel

Frog and Toad are best friends. They do everything together, go for walks, swim, and even take care of each other when they are sick. It is Spring and Frog is lonely. He want his best friend to come out of hibernation but Toad wants to keep sleeping. What will Frog do? One day Frog …

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Reading Habits

One of the things that keeps my life interesting is reading more than one book at a time. I can’t seem to just read one book all the way through without picking up another one. It is probably a habit that I picked up during highschool and university—studying all those different subjects at the one …

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F i v e C h i l d r e n a n d I t by E. Nesbit

What if everything you wished for came true?   Robert, Anthea, Cyril, Jane and the baby, otherwise known as Lamb, are on holidays in a grand house in the country. It’s the perfect place to be independent and roam. On one side of the house is a gravel pit and on the other a chalk …

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Book Reviews Are AMAZING

The nicest thing that you can do for your favourite author is write a review of their books on Goodreads or Amazon. If a book strikes a chord with you, if you couldn’t put it down until you read the last word even if that meant staying up way too late then write a review …

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Blood Crystal by Jeanette O’Hagan

Jeanette O’Hagan’s second novella Blood Crystal picks up where Heart of the Mountain finished. The people who live under the mountain are divided. The old order has been removed and the new leaders are struggling to keep their followers happy as the Crystal Heart—the ultimate power source for food, light and air—begins to fail.   …

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Book Review – Victor’s Quest by Pamela Freeman

Prince Victor is off to find himself a princess to marry… There are just a few problems. Victor isn’t a ‘heroic prince’, in the conventional sense. He isn’t very smart but he’s brave and kind. Victor’s mother, the Queen wants Victor to ride a fiery steed on his valiant quest to rescue his damsel in …

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Books and Movies – Can you compare them?

I love reading books and watching movies. Recently, my husband and I watched the newest version of Prince Caspian put out by Disney and Walden Media. I know, I know—it was released in 2008. I’m a bit behind. We had also just finished listening to the audio dramatisation of this particular book with our boys. …

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