The Life & Time of Lonny Quicke

Kirsty Applebaum Nosy Crow – publishes 6th May 2021 This book tempted and teased me from the very moment it arrived through the door – talking to me from the To Be Read pile, begging me to pick it up…and when I did, I could not put it down. I devoured The Life and TimeContinue reading “The Life & Time of Lonny Quicke”


Fairytales Gone Bad Written by Joseph Coelho & Illustrated by Freya Hartas Published by Walker books – 3rd September 2020 Zombierella is the first in a deliciously dark, three part series of twisted classics. I gasped, grimaced and gagged my way through the rotten tale of Zombierella and when I wasn’t doing one of theContinue reading “Zombierella:”

The Clockwork Crow Trilogy

Catherine Fisher – Firefly Press With ‘The Midnight Swan’ the much-awaited third instalment in the Clockwork Crow trilogy due to be released on 1st October, what could be a better time to revisit the first two books in the series – or read them in preparation for this eagerly-anticipated new release. I did the latterContinue reading “The Clockwork Crow Trilogy”

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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