The Girl in White by Lindsay Currie – Published by Source Books.

A town full of legends, an unforgettable curse and a ghost determined to change their fate. I love a good ghost story and Halloween is one of my favourite times of year, so cue ridiculous excitement when I saw that The Girl in White was available on Netgalley and realised that I could get anContinue reading “The Girl in White by Lindsay Currie – Published by Source Books.”

The Extraordinary Colours of Auden Dare by Zillah Bethell – Published by Piccadilly Press

Imagine a world without colour… Auden Dare is an ordinary eleven-year-old in most respects except for one. He cannot see colour. But when Auden uncovers a secret in his uncle’s shed, an extraordinary mystery begins to unravel – one that could change the future of the world and Auden’s life forever… The Shark Caller wasContinue reading “The Extraordinary Colours of Auden Dare by Zillah Bethell – Published by Piccadilly Press”

There May Be A Castle by Piers Torday

#BooksIShouldHaveRead* I’m ashamed to say that until yesterday, I’d not read any of Piers Torday’s work. Hearing the high praise The Last Wild Series receives I know his books are, without a doubt, books I should have read and it was about time I made a start. I was inspired to read There May BeContinue reading “There May Be A Castle by Piers Torday”

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”

Scrumptious Stories Blog Tour

The Ship of Shadows ~ Secrets of the Stars ~ Maria Kuzniar “It’s never a good idea to disturb a reader…” …especially not when they’ve got coffee and cake too! What can I say, I absolutely love my food! Pain Au Chocolate…Lemon Drizzle Cake…Coffee & Walnut Cake…baked goods and laté are life! What could beContinue reading “Scrumptious Stories Blog Tour”

Small Spaces

Catherine Arden To kick off half term and get in the mood for Halloween, I decided I wanted a scare-fest. So I treated myself to a creepy read that’s been on my radar for over a year now and boy was it worth the wait! My word, how I adore this deliciously spooky book! IContinue reading “Small Spaces”

Grandpa Frank’s Great Big Bucket List

Jenny Pearson The Queen of feel-good reads, Jenny Pearson is back ready to wrap you up in her signature style of humour and heart. This is the ultimate comfort read; a book that feels like the biggest and loveliest of hugs. The story sensitely handles loneliness, old-age and dementia on an epic adventure shared betweenContinue reading “Grandpa Frank’s Great Big Bucket List”

Freeze

Chris Priestley To say I’ve been highly anticipating the release of Freeze is an understatement. I was recommended Chris’s previous Barrington Stoke novella Seven Ghosts on Twitter and I can honestly say it’s one of the best, most genuinely spooky set of ‘stories within a story’ I’ve ever read. So when I was emailed theContinue reading “Freeze”

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