A true celebration of life in the 1950’s, this coming of age story encompasses the good, bad and the ugly side of this amazing decade.
Although not a biography, the author of this exciting story has utilised his experience of growing up in these times to make this incredible fiction story really unforgettable.
The main character… Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on June 3, 2018 at 11:25am —
Billy Gogan’s epic adventure begins as he leaves Ireland for a new life in America.
Lose yourself in the pages of this exciting historical novel as you follow the adventures of Billy Gogan, an Irish orphan sent to America on the eve of the 1844 Irish Famine.…
Added by Susan Keefe on May 8, 2018 at 6:09am —
The fantastic adventures of Anuk and her friends.
As this amazing adventure story opens we are with Anuk, it is her sixteenth birthday and her life is about to change forever!
Adopted by Julea and Lucca, who are mammal beings, Anuk has had a wonderfully happy childhood, at the hostelry they run. However, on this, her… Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on April 17, 2018 at 8:25am —
A walk in the park turns into an amazing adventure for mommy & Mikel.
Memories of the lovely times spent by the author with her son Mikel are the inspiration for this wonderful story.
As parents we know how important it is to keep our children safe, however children don’t always understand. So, through this story… Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on April 6, 2018 at 12:45pm —
Great tits are the bigger relative of last week’s blog bird the blue tit. They are very colourful as you can see below. Although bigger than the blue tit, they are still quite small.
They are very common woodland birds, however they are also regular… Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on April 4, 2018 at 7:29am —
The magical lure of Mumbai
Ajay Kaul is an Engineering Manager who received his degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Roorkee, and his master’s degree in business administration from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He loves travel and world history, and in this, his memoir, he has used the substantial time he has… Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on April 4, 2018 at 4:10am —
Exciting times are ahead when Brett visits England.
Brett and his dad visit England where so many things are different, and in this lovely book he learns that different is not necessarily wrong.
From the moment Brett stepped onto the plane he knew he was in for a great adventure. He and his dad had been…
Added by Susan Keefe on March 28, 2018 at 12:12pm —
Erin makes a wonderful discovery in her auntie’s garden.
This beautiful book is a wonderful way to teach children about nature, and the main characters in it are the author and her niece and God-daughter Erin.
Erin and her auntie have shared a special enjoyment of the garden since Erin was a baby, when looking at the… Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on March 23, 2018 at 12:45pm —
Lola the Belephant says be different, be an Aburdismal!
The author of this amazing children’s book, Gwendolyn Javor is on a mission, and the mission is to reach out to children and through her wonderful storytelling teach them that it is okay to be different. Her passion for the subject has led to the birth of the… Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on March 15, 2018 at 10:13am —
A heart-rending look into the sex-trafficking industry.
Forgive Me, Nadia is an eye-opening, horrifically brutal account of one girl’s life. Natalia was raised in a small village outside Moscow, and then just before… Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on February 16, 2018 at 5:59am —
Lakewood – A little piece of heaven in this busy world!
For Reggie, Lakewood had been his childhood playground a place for him to explore, learn about nature, and make memories with his beloved Granny Good. Reggie’s grandfather had built a lake on his land there between 1942 and 1943. Post war gasoline was not available and ‘so the lake was built with pans pulled by mules and driven by… Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on February 14, 2018 at 8:02am —
Children learn to unlock the power of love with a hug.
Valentine’s Day is a special day where people express their love, however the power of love, and the feeling of being loved every day is immeasurable. Hugs are something which hopefully all children receive a lot of, and in this very special children’s book the power of a hug to show someone how much they are loved and… Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on February 9, 2018 at 11:10am —
When Sicily arrives on the streets of Queens…
What daughter doesn’t love listening to her father’s stories, and this exciting new Starlight Club adventure opens with Lynn, devoted daughter of Bobby, waiting for her father to return from a visit to Queens, where he hopes to see some old friends.
When he arrives safely home they settle down with a coffee and some Sambuca, and… Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on February 5, 2018 at 10:07am —
The amazing adventures of a very special kitten.
This is an absolutely enchanting little story which my granddaughter adored, about a real kitten and some of his adventures.
Sunshine is a really special kitten in lots of ways. Now I can hear you thinking that all kittens are special, however Sunshine really is special, he has something about him which is… Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on January 19, 2018 at 6:40am —
An epic Indian battle brought to life by Shankar Kashyap
Yet again Shankar Kashyap has combined thorough and detailed research, with his amazing ability to tell a fantastic story and written this the third book in the Harappa trilogy – Dasharajna – Battle of Ten Kings.
Traditional history books are sometimes difficult to get into,…
Added by Susan Keefe on January 13, 2018 at 9:18am —
Priceless WOWs from Randi Brill
The author of this highly motivational book at the age of 14 knew she was ‘Going to be in charge of something,’ and sure enough she has been in her own words ‘in charge of several “somethings” since then.’
Randi Brill received a BFA in Graphic Design from Carnegie Mellon University, and then her…
Added by Susan Keefe on January 10, 2018 at 6:55am —
An insider’s view of racial profiling in Chicago.
This exciting, yet tantalizing mystery is set in Chicago, the author’s home town. What makes this story very special is that it is a story which the author feels has to be told. The backbone scene setting of this book comes from the past memories, and personal experiences to this day of Maya El and her family, and… Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on January 5, 2018 at 10:13am —
Discover which critters could live in YOUR neighborhood.
After reading the beautifully written and highly entertaining NEIGHBORS: The Yard Critters, Book 1, I was really looking forward to sitting down with my granddaughter to read this,…
Added by Susan Keefe on December 18, 2017 at 11:08am —
A wonderful way for children to learn about the critters in their yard.
As soon as I received this book I knew it was going to be something special. I sat with my little granddaughter who loves animals, and together we enjoyed this wonderful selection of poems written by George Held, and beautifully illustrated by the talented Joung Un Kim.
Yard Critters:… Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on December 12, 2017 at 10:56am —
A must read for anyone interested in Indian history.
This fascinating journey into Indian history is set in the third millennium BCE. Through the author’s thorough investigation into this era, and extremely descriptive writing, these splendid days of the Mesopotamian and Indus Valley civilisations are brought to life for his readers.
In this the… Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on December 2, 2017 at 6:04am —