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Our Hearts Were Young and Gay

You know those reality TV shows where a couple of slightly dim-witted and over-privileged teenagers go off on a voyage of self discovery? They spend far too much time worrying about their hair and their clothes, and seem to have no common sense whatsoever. And they get into β€˜hilarious’ situations because they don’t think things through. But they know they…

Freaky Friday

Freaky Friday

Film First Time for another Film First! We bookish types are always complaining that the book is better – but what if you saw the movie first? Would you STILL prefer the book? Or has the movie already improved upon it? This time, I’m talking about Freaky Friday. No, not the 2003 Jamie Leigh Curtis version. And definitely not the…

ENDED The Mega Easter Mystery Giveaway

NOW ENDED! Welcome to the Mega Easter Mystery Giveaway 2022!! Sign up here for a chance to win one of our lovely mystery vintage books. As you can see, the books are wrapped and ready, and I have no idea which is which, so you get a complete surprise πŸ™‚ I’ve chosen a range of books: a mystery, some literary…

Old Hat New Hat

Next up in the Bookworm series, we follow on from Grandmother Lucy and Her Hats, with Old Hat New Hat, by Stan and Jan Berenstain. The Gist Bear needs a new hat. He tries on every hat in the shop and leaves with the one he had on. The End. I had totally forgotten about this book until I rediscovered…