What we are reading ……………..

I think that a reading list is a perfect snapshot of where we all are in life, so have decided to do a regular (ish) post on what books are gracing our bedside tables, coffee table, hands and kindles.  We are pretty avid readers, well all apart from Maxi, who is still a reluctant although very capable reader.

what we are reading


Maxi’s floor by his bed

Mini – Six

  • The Guinness Book of Records 2013
  • The Phoenix Comic
  • Mr Stink – David Walliams
  • Gorgeous George and The Giant Geriatric Generator – Stuart Reid
  • The Wimpy Kid Do it yourself book
  • Q & A a day for Kids

Maxi – Seven

  • Q & A  a day for Kids
  • Anorak magazine 
  • Horrid Henry and the Mummy’s Curse – Francesa Simon
  • Gorgeous Gorge and the Zigzag Zit-faced Zombies – Stuart Reid
  • Brain builder books – Charles Phillips
  • Junior Brain Bending Workout – Top That Books
  • Bin Weevils The Official Guide

Me – A Lady never discusses her age! 

  • Little Stitches – Aneela Hoey
  • Quilting step by step – Maggi Gordon
  • Happier at Home – Gretchen Rubin
  • The Gentle art of stitching – Jane Brocket
  • Good Food Editor’s Choice Book Set (great value at £9.99 for 10)
  • Code – Kathy Reichs
  • The kitchen Diaries II – Nigel Slater

I would love to know what you  and yours are reading currently

4 Responses

Franki | 01.30.13

Love to see a family who loves books!
Have the boys read the Artemis Fowl books by Eoin Colfer (I think) they are sci-fi fantasy books with a secret code across every page for them to work out too!


Emma | 01.30.13

Love this book list idea! I am reading a Lesley Pearce book called Secrets, its about East End London and prostitution! My mother in law has given it to me and as I said I liked one she now brings me another one each time I see her – not sure I like Lesley that much! I love Nigel Slater and would like to know what you think about his book? I am also dipping in and out of the Papercraft Bible and my Scrap365 monthly mag! My 5 year old daughter is currently into The Nightspinners and Princess Poppy books and my 3 year old son loves The Ravenous Beast and Christopher Nibbles – he is a guinea pig and we have 2 so Jack thinks this is hillarious!

Really like your blog – I will definately make it a regular read! And will comment!!

Hello, I found your blog via Tales From a Happy Home. We love reading in our family too. Richard Scarry is always a hit for my 3 year old.

Colleen x

Margarita | 01.30.13

I started reading a Happier Home, but haven’t gotten very far into yet, hopefully it’s as good as her first book. Thanks for sharing the children’s books – I’m always looking for something new for my 7 year old to read :)

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