The “child whisperer”
What have I read – March
What have I read – February
What have I read – January

What have I read – July

My son was in hospital for much of this month, meaning most of my time was spent between hospital and work. When I was home, I was too tired to do much reading! I read a fun picture book eBook called A Shark in the Park by Mark Watson. This is an indie published picture book that I heard about in one of my writer's groups on Facebook. The other book I read was A Summer at Sea by Katie Fford. … [Read more...]

Lizzy’s Dragon

Lizzy is disappointed that her mum will not let her have a pet lizard. When she finds an odd looking egg in the forest behind her house, she decides to hide it in her bedroom in the hope that it will hatch into a lizard. What she gets is 'Bubbles', the oddest, fastest growing lizards she has ever seen. It doesn't take long for her annoying little brother to discover her secret pet. It also … [Read more...]

What have I read – June

Not much reading happened this month. I finished View from a Barred Window by Katherina Faras. This is a fascinating story, and one that more people should read. The next book on my list is The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman. The back of the book said that it read like a novel, but it didn't. In spite of that, it was still a fascinating story, full of facts that I didn't know about World … [Read more...]

What have I read – May

May started off with a new novel by Hayley Solich, Ready: Charlotte. This was the realisation of a dream of hers and she wrote the first draft during NaNoWriMo last year. The rest of the trilogy will be coming soon. I also finished How to Write Short Kindle Romance Books, and read Where's My Sandwich by Michelle Dennise. A few days ago, I started reading View from a Barred Window by … [Read more...]

What have I read – April

I did it! I finished reading Winter by Marissa Meyer during April! I thought it was taking ages, though I had friends comment on how quickly I finished it! I also had the joy to read Looking Glass Lies by Varina Denman. This is a powerful story that deals with issues of body image, domestic violence, mental illness, and much more. There were many moments that hit close to home, but it was well … [Read more...]