Tag Archives: Simon and Schuster

May-June 2016 : New Books for children and Teenagers. Reviewer: Janet

May-June: New Books for children and Teenagers. Reviewer: Janet Croft.    *The more stars the better the read…  Picture Books  ****Circle, by Jeannie Baker. HB from Walker Books. RRP $27.99  Jeannie Baker is renowned for the quality and style of her … Continue reading

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March 2016 New children’s and teenager reading reviewed by Janet Croft

The more stars the better! Picture Books Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, written by Jane Taylor and illustrated by Mandy Foot, is in PB from Hachette. RRP HB $24.99 PB and Ebook $21.99  This bedtime story for very small children features … Continue reading

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Adult Book Reviews March 2016 . Reviewed by Janet Croft

The more stars, the better the read!  Non-fiction   *The Romanovs, 1613-1918 by Simon Sebag Montefiore. HB from Hachette. RRP $45 The Romanovs felt they were appointed by God to rule Russia. They ruled in fact for three centuries and … Continue reading

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January 2016 Latest adult books as reviewed by Janet Croft

The more stars, the better the read! Non-fiction **The Lightless Sky, by Gulwali Passarlay, with Nadine Ghouri. PB from Allen and Unwin. RRP $29.99 When Gulwali Passarlay’s doctor father was killed during a gun battle with US troops in Afghanistan, … Continue reading

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Adult Book reviews October-November 2015 : reviewed by Janet Croft

Adult Book reviews October-November 2015 . Reviewed by Janet Croft The more stars, the better the read! Choosing Hope, by Kaitlin Roig-Debellis. PB from Allen and Unwin. RRP $29.99 It is almost three years since a lone gunman massacred twenty … Continue reading

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September-October 2015: New adult books reviewed by Janet Croft

September-October 2015: New adult books reviewed by Janet Croft The more stars, the better the reading….. Non-fiction It is a bit unusual for me to review cookbooks, but here are three…. *Lindt Excellence, Dark, the best ever recipes. Padded HB … Continue reading

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July 2015 —New books for children and teenagers- Reviewer: Janet Croft

July 2015 —New books for children and teenagers- Reviewer: Janet Croft The more stars, the better! Picture Books Rory the Dinosaur, Me and My Dad, by Liz Climo. PB from Hachette Children’s’ Books. RRP $12.99 This is quite an amusing … Continue reading

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