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!”

Ghost Bird

Lisa Fuller ‘Remember daughter, the world is a lot bigger than anyone knows. There are things that science may never explain. Maybe some things that shouldn’t be explained.’ I totally binged this thrilling and at times, utterly terrifying book in a matter of hours – it is compulsive, compelling and totally un-putdownable! I was completelyContinue reading “Ghost Bird”

Grow

Luke Palmer I’ve just finished Grow and I cannot stop thinking about it; unflinchingly honest and unapolegetically harrowing I can honestly say this is a book that will stay with me for a long time. Aimed at the Young Adult audience, Grow is a compelling and difficult read, with themes of grief, loss, racism, exploitationContinue reading “Grow”

Fireborn

Twelve & the Frozen Forest Aisling Fowler An extraordinary new Middle Grade fantasy series is blazing onto bookshelves this autumn. This is such an assured debut – Aisling Fowler’s stunning world building of an imagined prehistoric land by the name of Ember is so meticulous – Fireborn is perfect for fans of the Wolf-bother series,Continue reading “Fireborn”

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”

Julia & The Shark

Kiran Milwood Hargrave Illustrated by Tom de Freeston Prepare to ride waves of emotion in this hugely powerful and moving adventure with dark depths and a lighthouse full of hope… Ten year old Julia, her mum, dad and cat Noodle have left their home in Hayle Cornwall to live on Unst, a remote Shetland islandContinue reading “Julia & The Shark”

Instructions for Dancing

Nicola Yoon I’m not normally one to read contemporary romance but my word…my heart danced reading this! The plot played out like a movie. The dance element of the story is so uplifting, yet intimate and sensual. It felt so compelling watching such a deep connection and trust develop between partners and sharing all theContinue reading “Instructions for Dancing”

Things to do Before the End of The World

Emily Barr 1. Live your best life.2. Uncover family secrets.3. Trust no one One minute you’re walking in the park, hiding from a party. Then you discover that the next nine months will probably be your last. Everyone’s last. You realise that you happen to be alive at the time when your species becomes extinct.Continue reading “Things to do Before the End of The World”

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”

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”

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