The Book Family Rogerson Round-Up: January 2019

I had such big aims in January. Did I achieve them? NO! Well that’s not entirely true.  I wrote 8 blog posts (9 if you include this),  read every day,  kept my Instagram account running…

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Lud’s Church: A Quest for the Green Chapel

The Peak District is covered with many ancient pathways, stone circles and cave networks, but one of my favourite sites is Lud’s Church, a hidden chasm that can only be reached on foot.  This mystical…

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Book Review: Melmoth by Sarah Perry

I’m always attracted to ghost stories in the winter so Melmoth by Sarah Perry was one of my first choices for January.  I’d heard glimmers of mixed reviews on Bookstagram but I decided not to…

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Book Review: The Blue Salt Road by Joanne M. Harris

I’ve been on a mission to read more books by Joanne Harris ever since I attended one of her events at the Buxton Festival.  She’s a witty, wise woman and her literary range is incredible. …

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Book Review: The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase turned out to be our favourite family read over Christmas after Al borrowed it from the library.   He sped through this classic children’s book in a couple of days so…

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