Monday, 21 October 2019

Read With Me 2019 #42

Hello and welcome to this weeks Read With Me. I know I repeat myself but I like to say thank you to everyone that links up every week. Your continued support really means a lot.


This week I wanted to share with you a wonderful book that I was kindly sent by the author herself. 

How to Write a Great Story which is written by Caroline Lawrence and illustrated by Linzie Hunter is a fantastic book, not just for children but for adults too. It is cleverly broken down into sections to really help an aspiring writer to get started on their story creating journey.

Wednesday, 16 October 2019

The Family Gift by Cathy Kelly Blog Tour

I've always been a lover of books, I don't really have a favourite genre or even a most read author, I just love a great story and that is just what Cathy Kelly's latest novel The Family Gift is. I was lucky enough to have the chance to join this blog tour, which meant receiving an advanced reading copy, and now I get to share my thoughts with all of you.


Freya Abalone has a big, messy, wonderful family, a fantastic career, and a new house.

But that's on the outside.

On the inside, she's got Mildred - the name she's given to that nagging inner critic who tells us all we're not good enough.

And now Freya's beloved blended family is under threat. Dan's first wife Elisa, the glamorous, manipulative woman who happily abandoned her daughter to Freya and Dan's care and left the country, has elbowed her way back into their lives.

But Freya knows that when life gives you lemons, you throw them right back.

Can Freya put her family - and herself - back together?

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Dreamworks Toothless Hatching Dragon - How to Train Your Dragon The Hidden World

My children are huge fans of the How to Train Your Dragon films (as am I). So when we got wind of a certain toy, which is going to be very popular, the kids were more than a little eager to get their hands on it.

Much like a certain other hatching egg, the Toothless Hatching Dragon is an interactive toy which you first need to hatch out of its impressively big shell. My eldest daughter made the comment that she could now be the mother of dragons - if you watch Game of Thrones you will understand just what she was inferring.


Monday, 14 October 2019

Read With Me 2019 #41

Hello everyone and welcome to this weeks Read With Me, a big thank you as always to everyone who continues to link up, it is very much appreciated that you still take the time to visit this linky every week.


I lost my Kindle a couple of weeks ago (which I told you) and I'm yet to find it again. I feel like I've lost a limb. Where would a Kindle go to hide? I've searched high and low and I know I haven't taken it out of the house, I've even offered a reward to the children if one of them finds it!