Autism ~ a booksellers guide (podcasts, social media and websites)

‘My hope is that autistic people are able to get the support and love they need in a world that may not always understand who they are. I want to encourage anyone out there who is wanting to learn more to seek help and also listen to other autistic people.‘ ~ Morgan Harper Nichols PodcastsContinue reading “Autism ~ a booksellers guide (podcasts, social media and websites)”

Autism ~ a booksellers guide (tv & film)

~ ‘You can’t judge a person by their looks. But once you know the other person’s inner self, both of you can be that much closer. From your point of view, the world of autism must look like a deeply mysterious place. So please, spare a little time to listen to what I have toContinue reading “Autism ~ a booksellers guide (tv & film)”

Autism ~ a booksellers guide (adults)

‘It has taken me several years of exploration, but I am at a place now where I see autism as neither an affliction nor a superpower. It’s just the blueprint for who I am. There is no cure, but that’s absolutely fine by me. To cure me of my autism would be to cure meContinue reading “Autism ~ a booksellers guide (adults)”

Autism ~ a booksellers guide (children’s and teen books)

‘This is for the souls, Who never quite fit in, The odd ones out, The misfits – Told to grow a thicker skin. This is for the ones, Who feel alien, weird and wrong – Like everybody knows The Rules, While they’re left to tag along.’ ~ A Different Sort of Normal, Abigail Balfe. ~Continue reading “Autism ~ a booksellers guide (children’s and teen books)”

Books to Celebrate Pride

To celebrate Pride month I’ve gathered together a few of my favourite reads that celebrate the Lgbtqiap+ community for all ages. There are plenty more that I would love to recommend but here are some of my favourites, I hope you’ll find something you enjoy 🙂 My Magic Family by Lotte Jeffs & Sharon DaveyContinue reading “Books to Celebrate Pride”

Festive Favourites

We all have our favourite Christmas traditions that make our December special so I thought I’d share some that my family and friends love to do each year. From favourite movies to festive music, midwinter activities to seasonal reads there’s something for all ages. I hope you enjoy 🙂 (If you’d like to read aboutContinue reading “Festive Favourites”

Meet the Author ~ Simon James Green

I’ve been lucky enough to work with Simon on several book events and each time has been an absolute pleasure, as has witnessing the love that readers have for his books. When I started out as a bookseller there weren’t many mainstream LGBT+ books out there for children and teens but I’m very pleased toContinue reading “Meet the Author ~ Simon James Green”

Meet the Author ~ Gianna Pollero

1. How did you become a children’s author and was it something you always wanted to do?  I have wanted to be a children’s author for as long as I can remember so have written a multitude of stories over the years. Although I tried for a long time before, it wasn’t until I wroteContinue reading “Meet the Author ~ Gianna Pollero”