Category Archives: Recommended

Somerset Celebration of Literature Part 2

Summary of my day at Somerset 15th March 2018 – Part Two By Jill Smith©May 2018 This session was in the Performing Arts Centre which I had to dash to as my session with Jaclyn ended at 10 am and this … Continue reading

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Somerset Celebration of Literature 2018

It’s already May and I’ve been posting about school visits and reading the books I bought at Somerset Celebration of Literature. Now here is the first part of my rundown on the day. More to come. Summary of my day … Continue reading

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PLINKO has arrived…

Plinko has been preened and fixed up to look her beautiful best for The Ten Penners visit to Burleigh Heads Primary school tomorrow. Marion and I will be talking to three different groups of children and we hope they’ll love … Continue reading

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Interview with Steph Bowe…

This will appear on the Interviews Gals tab also. This young 24-year-old has already written three great books YA novels NIGHT SWIMMING (Text Publishing, April 2017), ALL THIS COULD END and GIRL SAVES BOY. What an inspiration to writers who think … Continue reading

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The second book I bought at Somerset…

All This Could End by Steph Bowe This story brings the awkwardness of being teenagers, the drama of normal daily life and the influences parents have on their lives to the fore with raw intensity. Who would know that Nina … Continue reading

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Urban Fantasy tab added…

In a similar vein to The Book Review Directory, I’ve been sent freebies from authors in this genre. I’ve downloaded one and thoroughly enjoyed it. I’ve decided to add this group to my spreadsheet and when I read and review … Continue reading

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The first book I bought at Somerset 2018…

Book Review by Jill Smith©Apr18 Title: A Corner of White Author: Jaclyn Moriarty Publisher: Pan McMillan Australia Madeline Tully lives in Cambridge with her mother. They used to be rich in their life before with her father. She had run … Continue reading

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