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The Book That Changed My Life by Shirley-Anne McMillan (contains major spoilers!)

I was fourteen in 1989. The Troubles in Northern Ireland had been going on since before I was born and those of us who only knew our country in this … Continue reading

March 14, 2018

My Favourite Bookshop, or An Early Crime

 It’s easy to be cynical and say, My favourite bookshop is any one that stocks and promotes my books. Or even just stocks them. Or one of them. The sad … Continue reading

October 9, 2017

Books on my TBR Pile by Kendra Leighton

  Like many readers, my To-Be-Read pile is constantly changing. I’m good at getting to new books fast (so new! so shiny! so much twitter hype!), but not always so … Continue reading

July 12, 2017

My Desert Island Books by Kendra Leighton

Let’s assume I’ve already packed the survival guides (because I’d survive about two hours otherwise. Even camping is a bit too Robinson Crusoe for me). Here are the three fiction … Continue reading

February 15, 2017

Favourite Holiday Reads by Bethany Straker

  Holidays these days come in the form of super baby-friendly, easy to get to conveniences that actually end up being far less convenient than staying at home. So I’m … Continue reading

July 18, 2016

Summer Reads

YA writer Helen Douglas shares her top reads for Summer 2016

June 10, 2016

Top 5 Spring Reads by Kendra Leighton

  Spring is finally here! Time to frolic with lambs, gorge on Easter eggs, and spend long days reading amongst the daffodils. Here are my top five book recommendations to get you … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · 1 Comment

Robin Stevens’s Favourite Childhood Reading Memories

As a kid, I read everywhere. In bed, under the bed, in the airing cupboard, on top of a closet (where I should not have been), up a tree (where … Continue reading

February 24, 2016

Favourite Childhood Reading Memories by Cat Doyle

I was lucky to grow up in a house that valued imagination and creativity. My parents are zany (‘zany’ being a more palatable word for ‘weird’) people; they love jokes … Continue reading

February 22, 2016