10 unforgettable literary heroines

What is it that unites some of the most well known female protagonists in literary history? What makes them such memorable characters who have been admired and revered by countless readers?  Below is a list of 10 famous female protagonists whom I love and admire. Their ability to balance relationships with independence, humility with intellect…

For children (and adults) who love to read

Selecting some of my favourite children's books was a great challenge as there are so many wonderful stories out there. I did however manage to narrow my long list down to ten. Whilst some of the books on there are less visible these days, their brilliance shouldn't be forgotten. Here's to helping wonderful books live…

A reading list

Brilliant fiction that must be read  Atonement - Ian McEwan A coming-of-age tale which focuses on thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis and her aspirations to be a writer. It is written in three parts, beginning in 1935 and ending in 1999, and covers themes such as love, loss, innocence, guilt, war, and identity. Although a modern novel,…