Blog

Dreaming of beautiful stories…

Latest Blog Posts


Something Fresh by P G Wodehouse, Five Star Read!

Meet the eccentric characters who dwell in the beautiful and surreal world created by P.G. Wodehouse. Blandings Castle is home to The 9th Earl of Emsworth, Clarence, who is the head of the family, though he has little influence over his family and other relations. His absentmindedness is at the forefront of his personality and… Continue reading Something Fresh by P G Wodehouse, Five Star Read!

Time flies when you are reading for fun: Celebrating 80 years of Puffin!

As we celebrate 80 years of Puffin I look back on the most memorable books, which have remained favourites beyond my childhood. As a child, my mother let me read her wonderful collection of Puffin books, which she received in the early 1970’s. To this day I can recall the joy and excitement of reading… Continue reading Time flies when you are reading for fun: Celebrating 80 years of Puffin!

Lucinda Riley, The Seven Sisters book review: 4 stars!

Where to begin… This book was truly wonderful. Riley writes exquisitely and immediately lures you in to her well-crafted story. First we meet all the sisters as they return to the family home, Atlantis, upon hearing Pa Salt their father has passed away. We learn that the sisters, named after the Pleides known throughout various… Continue reading Lucinda Riley, The Seven Sisters book review: 4 stars!

‘The Castle of Athlin and Dunbayne: A highland story’ by Ann Radcliffe – 4 stars!

Synopsis: Baron Malcom of Dunbayne Castle kills the Earl of Aithlin and their clans become sworn enemies. A tale of intrigue ensues when the new Earl Osbert, comes of age and is desperate to avenge is fathers’ death. His mother has been attempting to stop this from occurring in order to prevent losing a son… Continue reading ‘The Castle of Athlin and Dunbayne: A highland story’ by Ann Radcliffe – 4 stars!

Follow our Blog