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Guest Post- Exploring Wonderland: Why is Reading in Childhood Important?

Lewis Carroll is a household name, famous for his children’s novels. Most famously, Alice in Wonderland is a hallmark of many people’s childhood, a nostalgic momentum to our pasts. You can name him to almost anyone and most people will recognise him. If you read as a child, it’s likely you still read now, as an… Continue reading Guest Post- Exploring Wonderland: Why is Reading in Childhood Important?

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Book Review: Cherry Nova By Kelly-Marie Pollock

Not only do I have the pleasure of organising the Blog Tour for Kelly-Marie Pollock's debut novel, but I'm thrilled to be taking part! Today it's my turn to share my thoughts on Cherry Nova, the first in a brand new series of Gothic fantasy novels, so without further ado here are all the must-know… Continue reading Book Review: Cherry Nova By Kelly-Marie Pollock

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Erotica For Coffee Lovers: A Proclivity To Prurience By Cheryl Butler

Today's post is something a little different from my run of the mill book reviews as I have the pleasure of sharing an excerpt from Cheryl Butler's debut novel. A Proclivity To Prurience is the first in the Obsession Trilogy and with the second offering due for release soon it's the perfect time to acquaint… Continue reading Erotica For Coffee Lovers: A Proclivity To Prurience By Cheryl Butler

Kids · Parenting

How To Encourage Your Child To Learn Over The Summer

AD* | Did you know that studies have found that over the summer holidays, children can forget a surprising amount of what they learned during the school year? This is often referred to as ‘summer learning loss’.  Fortunately there is a way that parents can help to prevent this loss of learning and it is… Continue reading How To Encourage Your Child To Learn Over The Summer

Kids · Parenting

Identifying Your Child’s Academic Strengths

AD | Every child has different individual strengths. These may include personal, social, creative, language or logic strengths.  By identifying and understanding your child’s strengths you can help to encourage their passions and unlock their full academic potential. To help you explore your child’s strengths, Hampstead Hill School in London have kindly put together the… Continue reading Identifying Your Child’s Academic Strengths

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Cover Reveal: Blood Awakens By Jessaca Willis

It's always super exciting when a brand new series launches and working with authors to promote their books means I am often privy to all the exciting information before everyone else! I'm not only organising today Cover Reveal for Jessaca Willis' debut novel, but I'm thrilled to be taking part! Blood Awakens is the first… Continue reading Cover Reveal: Blood Awakens By Jessaca Willis

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Book Review: Helping To Keep Shakespeare Alive With Ian Doescher

Recently I stumbled upon a debate on Breakfast TV discussing the relevance of William Shakespeare on the school syllabus and if his works should be replaced with something deemed more ‘modern’. Having studied both Drama and English Literature at GCSE & A-Level I am familiar with a large number of his plays and sonnets, all… Continue reading Book Review: Helping To Keep Shakespeare Alive With Ian Doescher

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Dad Droid By Chris Bran And Justin Chubb

If you are a regular Fraser's Fun House reader you will know just how passionate I am about books! Despite wanting to fill my home floor to ceiling with every new release I'm not sure my family would appreciate it! Instead, today I'm thrilled to be telling you all about brand new Children's book release, Dad… Continue reading Dad Droid By Chris Bran And Justin Chubb

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Book Review: Her Husband’s Mistake By Sheila O’Flanagan

I've been a massive fan of Sheila O'Flanagan's books for as long as I can remember and was thrilled when I was sent a proof copy of her latest novel due for release tomorrow! It's my absolute pleasure to offer my thoughts on this latest offering in today's post and would like to thank Becky… Continue reading Book Review: Her Husband’s Mistake By Sheila O’Flanagan

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Book Review: Reader, I Married Me! By Sophie Tanner

Tomorrow marks the 4th anniversary of Author Sophie Tanner’s sologamist cultural ceremony during the 2015 Brighton Fringe and to mark the occasion she is not only releasing her brand-new novel, Reader, I Married Me! But she is also hosting a celebratory flash mob. I was extremely lucky to have been gifted an advance copy of Sophie’s book and… Continue reading Book Review: Reader, I Married Me! By Sophie Tanner