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July 2015 —New books for children and teenagers- Reviewer: Janet Croft

July 2015 —New books for children and teenagers- Reviewer: Janet Croft

The more stars, the better!

Picture Books

Rory the Dinosaur, Me and My Dad, by Liz Climo. 4,306 more words

July 2015: New adult book releases, reviewed by Janet Croft

July 2015: New adult books reviewed by Janet Croft

The more stars, the better the reading…..


*The Test Book by Mikael Krogerus and Roman Tschappeler. 4,909 more words

Review: The Art of Creative Thinking

Rod Judkins, of the world-famous St Martin’s College of Art, has studied successful creative thinkers from every walk of life, throughout history. Drawing on an extraordinary range of reference points – from the Dada Manifesto to Nobel Prize Winning economists, from Andy Warhol’s studio to Einstein’s desk – he distils a lifetime’s expertise into a succinct, surprising book that will inspire you to think more confidently and creatively.  377 more words


Review: Ride Steady by Kristen Ashley

I swear to God, Kristen Ashley can do NO WRONG. This book had all the feels. Oh my word, did it ever. One moment I’m giggling and the next I’m tearing up, and five minutes later I’m swooning. 490 more words

New Releases

The Girl With All the Gifts by M.R Carey

Title: The Girl With All the Gifts

Author: M.R Carey

Published: January 14th, 2014

Rating: 4/5 stars


Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. 367 more words


Taste and art

Version française Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson)

In recent months I have been honoured to be asked to take part in a number of wine tastings. 941 more words


Amazon to pay you for giving away free samples

In a move which may make some authors happy, Amazon has decided to pay authors by the number of pages written:

“(Reuters) – It could soon pay more to write lengthier books, if you are an author self-publishing on Amazon.com Inc’s Kindle ebook platform. 538 more words