Are you looking for a great read to kick start your 2018 reading? Find a great book here. The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell cover and spine cropped Photo by readinginspiration.com
Books, Books for the grown-ups, Science Fiction / Fantasy / Dystopian Fiction / Speculative Fiction

Are you looking for a great book to kick start your 2018 reading goals?

Featured Book of the Month for January 2018 – The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

Happy new reading year! Here’s hoping your  2018 reading will be packed full of exciting new books and adventures. This year I will be continuing to share reading recommendations and tips for children and grown-ups. However, I intend to explore books in more depth. I’ll be choosing one featured book for grown-ups and one featured book for children per month to explore fully. In January my featured book for grown-ups is The Bone Clocks, which is an incredible and engrossing read.

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Books, Books for the grown-ups, General Reading Tips, Non-Fiction, Reading advice & tips

Kids should be reading more for enjoyment – and parents should be too

It was a surprise, but a very welcome one, when a “family reading time” was introduced to our daily routine. This was not an initiative of us parents or a suggestion from school to improve kids reading. The child of the house had introduced it. Whether our children are reading enough is often a concern for parents and for schools.

Kids reading at schools and tests

There is rightly an emphasis in schools on kids reading. “Are children reading enough?” –  is probably a good question to ask. Another question which comes up a lot is, “are they retrieving the correct information when they read?” And kids are tested on their reading in schools from an early age.

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