Book Review: War of the Roses: Stormbird by Conn Iggulden

Set in the year 1437 when Henry VI was acceding to the throne Conn Igguldens new series follows The War of The Roses. These were a series of dynastic wars fought between supporters of two rival branches of the royal House of Plantagenet: the houses of Lancaster and York for the throne of England.

LeeLeeLoves fave 5 books of 2013

As 2013 comes to a close I’d like to share with you five of the books I enjoyed most this year! Its been a busy year between moving house (again) and changing job but I’ve still been reading.

To those of you who visit the website and the fantastic book lovers and authors I have met along the way I hope you have a fabulous 2014 with lots of great reading and writing.

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The Making of Harry Potter

What can only be described as the most magical place on earth, and it isn’t Disney World! On Friday the 13th December I went to what can only be described as the most magical place on earth, and it wasn’t Disney World!

Every year I count down the weeks leading up to christmas and mark of every sunday in my pottercalendar 8 weeks prior as ‘HP’, all in preparation of pulling out the Harry Potter Wizards Collection and losing myself in the magical tale that I grew up loving. I may be 24 but the child in me is still lost in these stories.

Book News: Chalky and the New Sports Car

If you know me then you’ll know that I love cats, I am a crazy cat lady. When I was approached to speak about an illustrated children’s book about a cat I couldn’t say no.

Belfast based company Little Thunder Co are looking for your help, in making their book series about an inquisitive cat come to life. The series of books follows the adventures of young Chalky, a stray cat discovered by one of the creators behind the story. The project is currently on Kickstarter and needs £10,000 for Chalky to happen and for each pound that you donate, you shall receive a little treat for your kind support.

Book Review: A Cinderella Christmas by Holly Kingston

I just love a good romance novel and most of them are rather predictable, for the majority of this book I was fairly certain I knew where it was going. How wrong could I have been?! I just wish it had been longer as it left me wanting more. I think I might have a slight book hangover from this one…

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