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a court of thorns and roses by sarah j maas: book review

a court of thorns and roses, affectionately shortened to acotar within the bookstagram folks is a ya fantasy fiction book by sarah j maas. i first listened to this on audible and have since become obsessed with the entire series. i’ve started a buddy read with my friend who is experiencing the book for the first time. i can’t wait …

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havenfall by sara holland: book review

havenfall by sara holland is a ya fantasty fiction book. my copy came through from my illumicrate march ‘world’s collide’ box and is a beautiful copy with blue sprayed edges, signed bookplate and ribbon bookmark. here’s the synopsis: “maddie morrow knows that havenfall is more than it seems. beneath the beautiful sprawling inn lie the hidden gateways to three ancient …

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hold back the tide: book review

hold back the tide by melinda salisbury was included in the book box club mythical monsters april box. it’s a book reminisent of the industrial past in the highlands of scotland. i read the book within a couple of days and it was book 22 on my 52 books reading challenge this year. i rated it 5 stars on good …

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Keeping in touch with elderly relatives – ad

this is a collaborative post. We are all going through strange times right now and finding alternative ways to keep in touch with elderly relatives. at the moment my grandparents are isolating in their home and have been since the start of the current pandemic. They’ve been enjoying their garden but as my grandad has copd they are staying home …

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Finding childcare in your area

AD – This post is in collaboration with childcare.co.uk a site specialising in bringing families and childcare providors together. The site is trusted by over two million users and offers a range of childcare providers from babysitters to nurseries. With everything going on right now and routines being a little bit disrupted i am sure there are keyworkers who have …