Lies Like Wildfire

Jennifer Lynn Alvarez ‘Good people do bad things.’ What a thriller! The pages literally smoulder with secrets, lies, danger and betrayal throughout this compulsive and unputdownable read – an absolute scorcher of a book! 18 year old Hannah has lived in Gap Mountain all her life. It’s her final summer before college and she dividesContinue reading “Lies Like Wildfire”

Show Us Who You Are

Elle McNicoll Knights Of – Published 4th March 2021 The Spark has become a flame, burning brightly in my heart. Show Us Who You Are is a much anticipated, sensational second novel that packs a powerful emotional punch. I laughed, I cried and I nearly hurled the book across the room in outrage at variousContinue reading “Show Us Who You Are”

Swan Song

Gill Lewis Barrington Stoke – published 4th February 2021 There couldn’t be a more perfect book to bring Children’s Mental Health Week to a close. Swan Song is a profoundly moving story of child and adolescent mental health and the healing power of nature. ‘Dylan is struggling. Since he started grammar school, everything has becomeContinue reading “Swan Song”

Front Desk

Kelly Yang Knights Of – published January 7th 2021 A truly remarkable and uplifting story of an exceptional little girl who never gives up, despite the harsh realities of immigration and poverty. Ten year old Mia Tang and her parents arrive in America with only $200 in their pocket. They immigrated from China in searchContinue reading “Front Desk”

Boy Everywhere

A.M. Dassu ‘How far would you go to get back home?‘ Old Barn Books – Published 22nd October 2020 Unapologetically harrowing, yet heartfelt and full of hope…it’s really hard to find the right words to review Boy Everywhere in order to do it justice. It was not easy to read yet, it was so compellingContinue reading “Boy Everywhere”

The House with Chicken Legs

Sophie Anderson Usborne – May 2018 “Marinka dreams of a normal life, where her house stays in one place long enough for her to make friends. But her house has chicken legs and moves on without warning. For Marinka’s grandmother is Baba Yaga, who guides spirits between this world and the next. Marinka longs toContinue reading “The House with Chicken Legs”

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