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Awesome Books for 4 Year Olds

10th December 2018

My four year old has read more than me this year.  And 4 is a weird age thing.  They’re not babies anymore, but they’re not really independent readers. The picture books need to have a lot going on, and all the squirrels in their brains might be leaning towards chapter books, with a lot going on, but not so much they switch off. A reader recently asked me for a list of Isla-approved books.  I’m not an expert in the…

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What I’m Reading, Catching Up, & A New Look!

16th May 2018

First, if you’re reading this in your email (Hi.  And thank you) please click through to the actual post.  You will see that your Gin & Lemonade has been refreshed! I’m now using the Rosemary theme.  Because I love it and it kind of goes with gin, no?  Yes.  Let’s go with yes. I’m working with a very patient web designer (who I’m hoping to link to later, stay tuned!) Let me tell you how I got here. I wanted…

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Book Tour: The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter

24th April 2018

Something a little different on the blog today.  I’m part of the book tour for The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter written by Cherry Radford. Synopsis There’s someone out there, and an unforeseen, irresistible connection… After the break-up of her marriage, Imogen escapes to her aunt’s converted lighthouse on Beachy Head. Writing for a tedious online magazine but hoping to start a novel, she wants to be alone until she finds an entrancing flamenco CD in her borrowed car and contacts the artist…

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Recentish Additions To My Book Hoard & A Giveaway

18th April 2018

I’ve been promising a bookish post, and here it is.  Grab a beverage first, I’ll wait. I’ll be linking up with WWW Wednesdays to share what I’ve recently read, what I’m reading, and what’s on deck.  But maybe not in that order. Real talk time, I read one book in March.  There’s really no excuse for that except to say I’ve been writing more. AndIhavenootherexcuse. However, the one book I did read was 10 stars and kinda like nothing I’ve…

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January Reading Wrap Up & What’s On Next

31st January 2018

Today I thought I’d do a January reading wrap up with the help of WWW Wednesdays. The bullet points are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next?   And link-up details can be found here. My current reads are: The Dry – Jane Harper This is something I’ve actually been in the middle of for ages.  I recently re-clicked it on my Kindle, because I want to read the…

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