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Vivienne Dacosta
Mum and book blogger
Mum and book blogger

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The Perfect Presents For ... All About Mia
As part of the All About Mia blog tour, I'm so pleased to welcome author, Lisa Williamson, onto the blog to tell us which what would be the perfect presents for the characters in her latest book, All About Mia.  I love buying presents so when I was tasked w...

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#ReviewMonday with KM Lockwood - Grayling’s Song by Karen Cushman
“Grayling, come. Attend me now!” It was her mother’s voice. The calling mingled with the croaking of frogs in the pond and the ting-tang of dew drops, and it sounded to Grayling like music. “Grayling, come at once or I shall turn you into a toad,” her mothe...

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We Come Apart by Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan
You have to be quick,  none of this pretending to be browsing business that some shoplifters go for.  It's in grab what you want and out again.  Published by Bloomsbury in January 2017 Pages - 324 Summary Authors Brian Conaghan and Sarah Crossan have joined...

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#ReviewMonday with @lockwoodwriter : Night Shift written and illustrated by Debi Gliori
Summary A groundbreaking picture book on depression with stunning illustrations.  With stunning black and white illustration and deceptively simple text, author and illustrator Debi Gliori examines how depression affects one's whole outlook upon life, and s...

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Rebecca Denton - From New Zealand to Austria
Today on the blog, I'm so pleased to welcome debut author, Rebecca Denton, as she tells us how she went from living in a town in New Zealand, to a tiny village in Austria.  Dreaming big in the place Mick Jagger & Keith Richards famously described to as the ...

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#ReviewMonday with @lockwoodwriter - The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin
During the first three weeks of seventh grade, I’d learned one thing above all else: A person can become invisible simply by staying quiet. I’d always thought that being seen was about what people perceived with their eyes. But by the time the Eugene Field ...

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The Perfect Present For ... by Maz Evans
As part of the Who Let the Gods Out blog tour, I am so please to welcome author Maz Evans onto the blog. Maz is taking part in my brand new feature Perfect Presents For... where she has to pick the perfect presents for the characters in her book, Who Let th...

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Baker Street Academy Giveaway!
As part of the Baker Street Academy blog tour,  I have THREE COPIES to give away!! To be in with a chance of winning all you have to do  is comment below.   That's it! The competition closes on the 3rd of February at midnight. The competition is open to UK ...

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Day 5 - Special Effects with Perdita and Honour Cargill
As part of the Waiting For Call Back - Take Two blog tour, I'm so pleased to welcome Honor and Perdita Cargill onto the blog.  It’s Day Five and we’re up to Special Effects on our Take Two tour a.k.a all things art and design. Just setting the scene we’re w...

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Happy Publication Day Margot and Me by @junodawson
Today is the day when Margot and Me by Juno Dawson is published! Hoorah! throws confetti I am already half way through this book and absolutely loving it. Each book Juno writes, knocks her last one off the spot of being my favourite! Every book is so uniq...
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