Like A Charm

Elle McNicholl Witches, vampires, trolls, faeries… a feisty neurodivergent heroine and glamour, glamour glamour! Prepare for a magical adventure on the streets (and in the bookshops) of Edinburgh… It goes without saying I am a huge Elle McNicoll fan! She is one of my favourite children’s authors and A Kind of Spark is without aContinue reading “Like A Charm”

My Brother Ben

Peter Carnavas I was blown away by Peter Carnavas’ first novel The Elephant and just as in his critically acclaimed debut, Peter’s signature style of gentle story-telling shines through, handling delicate family subjects with the greatest of care and sensitivity. My Brother Ben is a story of sprawling summer days and the special bond siblingsContinue reading “My Brother Ben”

Circus Maximus: Rivals on the Track

Annalise Gray A truly EPIC SAGA, The second in the Circus Maximus adventure series is waiting in the holding pens ready to storm the arena and it is sure to set pulses racing! I absolutely tore through Race to the Death, in fact it was one of my favourite reads of 2021. Ever since, IContinue reading “Circus Maximus: Rivals on the Track”

Raven Winter

Susanna Bailey Oh how I have counted down to this! I absolutely adored Otters’ Moon and Snow Foal by Susanna Bailey, so this was a much anticipated January release I knew would beat the Winter blues and warm my heart. And if that wasn’t enough, part of the story is set in the Yorkshire Dales!Continue reading “Raven Winter”

The Secret of the Treasure Keepers

A.M.Howell I am really rather partial to Middle Grade World War 2 stories. There’s just something about the era that never fails to captivate me, perhaps because it’s a time that belonged to my beloved grandparents. The Valley of Lost Secrets, Midnight Guardians and When the Sky Falls are some of my very favourite booksContinue reading “The Secret of the Treasure Keepers”

The Bird Singers

Eve Wersocki Morris The birds were watching them. The girl could sense their small, bright eyes tracking their every step… This was a deliciously dark, utterly gripping debut brimming with folklore, a thrilling mystery and dash of horror. The Bird Singers is perfect for fans of recently released Fledgling and Aveline Jones – there’s creepyContinue reading “The Bird Singers”

When the War Came Home

Lesley Parr Although we haven’t yet waved goodbye to 2021, I think I may have found one of my favourite books of 2022! Although technically I read it this year, the official publication date for When the War Came Home is the 6th January 2022 (I was lucky to pick up a copy a fewContinue reading “When the War Came Home”

The Horror of Dunwick Farm

(The Crooked Oak Mysteries) Dan Smith Illustrated by Chris King Mystery and horror with a sprinkling of sci-fi, The Crooked Oak Mysteries have become a firm favourite of mine. So when the latest fast-paced, novella-length adventure landed on my doormat on Christmas Eve, I couldn’t wait to get stuck in. I adored Goosebumps as aContinue reading “The Horror of Dunwick Farm”

Let’s Get Festive!

12 Days of Christmas Blog Tour It’s the most wonderful time of the year & I’m thrilled to be spreading some Christmas cheer in book form. So on the 5th day of Christmas, I introduce you to Sally Nicholls, an author whose following two books are for me, synonymous with the festive season. I inviteContinue reading “Let’s Get Festive!”

The Forgotten Crown

A Tales of Truth & Treasures Story James Haddell The wait is over! More myth, magic and mystery awaits in the second fast-paced instalment of the highly acclaimed Tales of Truth & Treasures Series. It’s almost a year to the date that I posted about the amazing first book in the series The Lost Child’sContinue reading “The Forgotten Crown”

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