Posted in April 2015

The Bookshelf (April 2015)

Books reviewed this month… Farmer Falgu Books by Chitra Soundar Secrets, Schemes and Sewing Machines by Katy Cannon Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossan The Weight of Water by Sarah Crossan The D’Evil Diaries by Tatum Flynn If You Were Me by Sam Hepburn The Matchbox Mysteries (Wings & Co #4) by Sally Gardner The … Continue reading

Farmer Falgu Books by Chitra Soundar

How did I get the book? Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review Genre: Picture Books Farmer Falgu Goes on a Trip Farmer Falgu has had enough of his noisy farm! He needs a break and he’s off on a holiday. Craving some quiet, he gets on his cart and goes looking for … Continue reading

Perfectly Ella Blog Tour

Introducing The Strawberry Sisters… Oldest sister Amelia wants to be Left Alone to have deep thoughts, so she’s grown a fringe to hide under. Second up is Chloe who’s sportcrazy and in training to be a wrestling star (this week anyway). Littlest sister Lucy is the cute one who’s training an army of earwigs. Then … Continue reading

Stacking the Shelves #81

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga’s Reviews. It’s a chance to show what books you’ve added to your library in the past 7 days. These can be bought books, borrowed, review copies, any which way they come to you. I haven’t done one of these since the beginning of January. Things got in the … Continue reading

If You Were Me Blog Tour

. “I live in London with my husband, three children a dog, and a goldfish. Although I was brought up in England by my English mother, my father was from Sudan. I lived there until I was three and began to revisit my Sudanese family regularly in my twenties. I read modern languages at Cambridge … Continue reading

Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossan

How did I get the book? StorytellersInc Book Club Genre: Contemporary Previously reviewed: The Weight of Water Synopsis: When Apple’s mother returns after eleven years away, Apple feels whole again. But just like the stormy Christmas Eve when she left, her mother’s homecoming is bittersweet. It’s only when Apple meets someone more lost than she … Continue reading

The Weight of Water by Sarah Crossan

How did I get the book? I bought it / StorytellersInc Book Club Genre: Contemporary / Verse Synopsis: Armed with a suitcase and an old laundry bag filled with clothes, Kasienka and her mother leave Poland and head for the UK to find her father. Life is lonely for Kasienka. At home her mother’s heart … Continue reading