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#BookReview: The Pets at Primrose Cottage: Part Three Trust Your Heart by Sheila Norton #MPBooks

The Pets at Primrose Cottage part three book coverTitle: The Pets at Primrose Cottage: Part Three Trust Your Heart

Author: Sheila Norton

Publisher: Ebury Digital

Genre: Contemporary

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Description:  Emma Nightingale finds she’s accidentally becoming something of a local celebrity in the small town of Crickleford, and it seems that everyone wants her to look after their pets.
While looking after a hamster, she accidentally uncovers a mystery that threatens to draw even more attention to her. With nowhere to turn, soon Emma will have to make a decision that could cost her everything…Read More »

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June 2018 (Short) Round-up #MPBooks

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I’m melting!!!! – Image from Pixabay.com

Unfortunately I’m melting in this extra hot weather we’ve been having here in the UK recently, so this is going to be a short round-up post.  June has flown past and it’s been a good month for me personally (bar the recent British heat wave).  I’ve had the most views in June since the year began and in fact since I started this blog! 😀 😀 Read More »

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#BookReview: The City of Secret Rivers by Jacob Sager Weinstein #MPBooks

The City of Secret Rivers book coverTitle: The City of Secret Rivers

Author: Jacob Sager Weinstein

Illustrator: Euan Cook

Publisher: Walker Books

Genre: Older children’s/middle grade fiction, fantasy, comedy

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Description: Hyacinth Heyward has only just arrived in London, but she’s already accidentally unleashed magical powers flowing under the city.
Now her mother has been kidnapped by Royal Mail uniform-wearing monsters, and a giant pig in a swimsuit is insisting on an underground tea party.
Her new neighbour, Lady Roslyn, has other plans, and the clock is ticking.  Can Hyacinth save her mother and her city?Read More »

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#Review: Paperless Post #MPBooks

Paperless Post logoName: Paperless Post

Website: http://paperlesspost.com

Details: Online customisable stationary company

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What is it?: Paperless Post is a website where you can send cards, invitations and messages electronically, all customisable and a wide variety of different themes and extras including envelopes and rsvp cards to ‘help people gather easily and beautifully in real life.’

*Thanks to Anagram Interactive and Paperless Post who allowed me to try out the service for free. 

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#BookHaul: Look What I Won! #MPBooks

A short post for today.  Some of you may have seen this news on my Twitter or Instagram feeds.  I entered a giveaway on twitter (well, one of many I’ve entered!) and I won!  This wonderful book came in the post recently and I can’t wait to read it.  It’s a beautiful hardback too, with a dust jacket,  and some of the birds on the cover are shiny 😀 ….

Winning book haul - a book and complimentary note
The book plus a lovely complimentary note 🙂

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#BookReview: Pink Tears by Hana Goldberg & Christina Kadmon

Pink Tears book coverTitle: Pink Tears

Author: Hana Goldberg

Illustrator: Christina Kadmon

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Genre: Children’s picture book

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Description:One day, when all children were playing with one another, nobody played with Lolly. She stood apart, tears choking her throat. At home, Lolly refused to tell her parents why she was sad. The next day, a strange thing happened… Read More »

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#BookReview: Flighting Tips for Flightless Birds by Kelly McCaughrain

Flying Tips for Flightless Birds book coverTitle: Flying Tips for Flightless Birds

Author: Kelly McCaughrain

Publisher: Walker Books

Genre: Young Adult/Teen, Contemporary, Romantic-Comedy

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Description: Twins Finch and Birdie Franconi are stars of the flying trapeze.  But when Birdie suffers a terrifying accident, Finch must team up with the geeky new kid, Hector Hazard, to form an all-boys double act and save the family circus school.
Friendship, first love, freaking out…it’s a lot for two confused clowns to juggle.  Can Finch face up to his feelings and take the most daring leap of all?Read More »