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Review: Henry and the Hidden Treasure by B.C.R. Fegan

Henry and the Hidden Treasure is an imaginative adventure a young child has in defending his pocket money against his little sister. Henry constructs elaborate defensive measures that he is sure will stand up to the clever ambitions of Lucy. Little does he know, Lucy has a few tricks of her own. With a focus… Continue reading Review: Henry and the Hidden Treasure by B.C.R. Fegan

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My Favourite Hidden Gems in Young Adult

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted on The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is hidden gems, so I’ve opted to go with my favourite hidden gems when it comes to YA books. Perhaps this is less of a hidden gems list and more of a ‘Hilary grew up in a very different… Continue reading My Favourite Hidden Gems in Young Adult

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Spotlight: Kings of This World by Peter Bailey

Sometimes intelligence can be dangerous. Matthew is just trying to hold the wreckage of his life together after his girlfriend left him for another woman. A chance to review a West End play seems like a lucky break, until it turns into an X-rated nightmare. The next day London tears itself apart, people make love… Continue reading Spotlight: Kings of This World by Peter Bailey

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Saturday Song: Look What You Made Me Do by Taylor Swift

Happy Saturday! As soon as I heard this song had been released, before I’d even listened to it myself, I knew that it was going to be this week’s Saturday Song. Partially because T-Swift is my fun, guilty pleasure music, and partly because it feels like something I shouldn’t skip. I’ve seen a lot of… Continue reading Saturday Song: Look What You Made Me Do by Taylor Swift

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Review: The Phoenix Cycle by Bob Collopy

The Best Shall Rise New San Francisco is the last city standing on a world ravaged by storms of ash and debris. The city survived by putting the ideals of the American dream on steroids and inspiring its people to persevere, though they have become ruthless in the process. Its citizens are ruled by the… Continue reading Review: The Phoenix Cycle by Bob Collopy

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WWW Wednesday [23/08/17]

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted on Taking On A World Of Words (previously hosted on A Daily Rhythm) that asks you three very important questions: What are you currently reading? What did you finish reading recently? What do you think you’ll read next? Rather than commenting on whatever is going on in my life, today you… Continue reading WWW Wednesday [23/08/17]

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Books I Want To Read Before I Resume Full-Time, School Year Work

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted on The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is a back to school freebie. I’m well out of school by this point (thank goodness), but my life still revolves around the school schedule because of working with children as much as I do. Which means I have… Continue reading Books I Want To Read Before I Resume Full-Time, School Year Work

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Saturday Song: We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off by Ella Eyre

Happy Saturday! Most of what I’ve been listened to lately has been playlists for the gym, which are great when you’re trying to run, but aren’t generally my taste when actually listening to the music. So I’ve opted for one I’ve been listening to for a while, but still love singing along to. I absolutely… Continue reading Saturday Song: We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off by Ella Eyre

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Guest Post & Spotlight by Jeffrey Bardwell: The Fallen Knighthood

Nobody mourns the collapse of chivalry as they should. The regression of knights from their historical roles as mounted heroes, nobles, and stewards of the king’s justice to common gutter trash riding in wrinkled, red uniforms is a symptom of a greater disease. When we lost our knights in shining armor, we lost that which… Continue reading Guest Post & Spotlight by Jeffrey Bardwell: The Fallen Knighthood