If I wrote this blog post about my actual To Be Read pile (an entire bookcase) we would be here for days, so I’ve painstakingly whittled it down to my top five. Just the process of confronting my book-hoarding addiction has left me feeling a little helpless: will I ever read all these? Should I stop buying so many? Happily, however, we all know that the answer to both of these questions is a resounding no. That’s the beauty of the TBR books: they’re always around when you need them. Here’s a selection of the ones I’ll be making my way through this month. Continue reading →


Our children’s book of the month is ‘Franklin’s Flying Bookshop’, written by Jen Campbell and illustrated by Kathie Harnett. It tells the story of Franklin the dragon who loves to tell stories, but because he is a dragon, people are too scared to listen to them. Continue reading →