This week at Broke and Bookish's Top Ten Tuesdays it is all about 'the visuals', so here are my top 10 picture books: -Home for a Bunny -There is a Monster at the End of This Book -Possum Magic -Mister men -Buster cat goes out -Fox in sox -Pirate Pete and the Zylonites- by Wendy … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday and January Wrap up.
I got this book in a recent Opshop* with questions running through my mind. Had I really not read this book yet? Didn't I get it a few years ago? What happened to it? Surely a book about two of my favourite things (Austen and books) would be remembered! The first chapter I did remember, … Continue reading The Jane Austen Book Club
Once Upon a Dream- a Twisted Tale, by Liz Braswell, is a retake of Sleeping Beauty. It is part of a series, with the Disney branding, which takes a look at how the story might have gone if a key point went wrong. The first title in the series, a Whole New World, follow the … Continue reading Once Upon a Dream- a twisted tale
Book: The Book of Chameleons- José Eduardo Agualusa Around the World: how obtained: kindle version ~$5 Angola is a south western African nation. It was under Portuguese rule from the mid-1600s until Independence in 1975. There was then 27 years of civil war, ending only in 2002. The book of Chameleons is set shortly … Continue reading The book of Chameleons
Book: The Teacher of Cheops-Albert Salvadó Around the World: Andorra how obtained: kindle version Andorra is a tiny little principality of around 79000 people that lies on the border of France and Spain. For many years, the leaders of the country were jointly the bishop of Spain and the president of France! They still are … Continue reading The Teacher of Cheops