Tag: America

2020: A year in review.

2020: A year in review.

Do you remember all the jokes we were making at the start of the year about having twenty twenty vision? Yeah, none of us could really see what 2020 was going to bring, could we? Hello everyone and welcome to end of 2020. Thank god, eh? I think we can all agree 2020 was an …

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Top five most expensive versions of books

Top five most expensive versions of books

I have worked in many libraries and as such I have organised the books in my house into the duodecimal system. I have four drawers of books. The first drawers holds books between A-G, the second H-P, the third P-Z and the fourth holds stationery. I’m very happy (and can I say proud?) of this …

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Top five fictional animals and their real life inspirations

Top five fictional animals and their real life inspirations

Animals are brilliant. Animals fascinate us. They provide us with comfort and love and yet we understand very little about them. We’re still learning about animals and children learn about our world from animals in children’s books. This has given rise to many popular animal characters but have you ever thought about the real life …

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Spitfire Review: The Hate List by Jennifer Brown

Spitfire Review: The Hate List by Jennifer Brown

Hello everyone and welcome to another Spitfire Review. This time I’m reviewing The Hate List by Jennifer Brown. The Hate List was first published in 2009 and has won several notable awards and received critical acclaim. The focus of the book is on the aftermath of a school shooting in America. Val is trying to put her life back …

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