Book Review: Milly-Molly-Mandy

About ten years ago I was browsing in a bookshop and I came across a book I had long since forgotten about. I couldn’t resist opening it up to see if this modern publication was the same as the book that I remembered from my childhood. The book was Milly-Molly-Mandy...

Girlhood heroine: Anne of Green Gables

If I had to answer the question “Who is your girlhood heroine?” I would definitely say Anne of Green Gables! A large part of my childhood, and – I should confess! – part of my adolescence, were affected by this fictional character. The anime version of Anne of Green...

Review: Nancy Drew

Back in my school days when we couldn’t order books off the Internet, one way for young students to have access to reading materials outside of the general bookstore or school library in New Zealand was the monthly catalogue Scholastic. Here is where I picked up my...

Girlhood Heroine: Mary Hooper

Ever since I can remember, I’ve spent countless hours in the library. Reading has always been one of my biggest passions. My girlhood was defined by reading and the countless worlds I could enter, by reading a book. As a lover of history, historical fiction has...

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