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Books Children's Fiction Reviews

Bad Nana All the Fun of the Fair* by Sophy Henn

May 14, 2020
Bad Nana All the Fun of the Fair* by Sophy Henn

I loved this book just as much as the first. It has all the same cheeky, love and fun throughout with a slightly different setting. Where the first book was a series of mini-stories this book took place entirely at the fair with one main antagonist, Mrs Farquar-Haha. Her granddaughter, Georgina, is the school bully and takes pleasure in coming up with nasty nicknames for Jeanie. The fair,…

Food & Drink Lifestyle

Hendrick’s Gin

May 13, 2020
Hendrick's Gin

My work commute has been drastically reduced in the last few months, like most people. Which means I've found myself enjoying a drink in the evening a little more often. Why not? It's all about the small pleasures now, isn't it? For me curling up with a book and my favourite drink of choice is how I've enjoyed spending my evenings. In honour of this, I decided to…

Bookish Merch Books Fairy Loot Unboxings

March Fairyloot

May 12, 2020
March Fairyloot 2020

For once it wasn't my fault this post was delayed, indeed it was no one's fault. Unfortunately, the shipping of the Fairyloot March boxes was affected by the Covid-19 situation. But, it's here now and it's one of my favourites to date. March's theme was Break the Curse and features some of my favourite items we've ever received. I've never heard of this book, or the author before…

Books Read-a-thon TBR

Tome Topple TBR

May 10, 2020
Tome Topple 2020

I've got the Read-a-Thon bug apparently. I've always watched and read posts about Tome Topple but never before participated myself. This Read-a-Thon was created by Sam from Thoughts on Tomes with the entire idea to be read books over 500 pages. I think because I've always been in education I've always felt like I'll never do that well with this. Fortunately, I finish my final year of University on Tuesday!…