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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”

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”

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!”

When the Sky Falls

Phil Earle Inspired by a true story. I’m a big fan of Phil Earle’s writing, so when I won a signed copy of When the Sky Falls I couldn’t believe my luck – this book has received so many positive accolades from well-renowed children’s authors and quite rightly so. This is a powerful and movingContinue reading “When the Sky Falls”

Circus Maximus: Race to the Death

Annelise Gray Zephyr Books – Published 4th March 2021 Stampeding into a bookshop near you… ‘The Thunder of hooves, the roar of the crowd, the pulse-pounding race to the death’ Wow! Just…Wow! I tore through this sensational middle grade debut, barely stopping to come up for air I was that gripped! This is historical fictionContinue reading “Circus Maximus: Race to the Death”

Daisy and the Unknown Warrior

Written by Tony Bradman & Illustrated by Tania Rex Published by Barrington Stoke – 1st October 2020 With our thoughts turning to Armistice Day this Wednesday, I wanted to mark this important event by posting a review of a book significant to the theme of Remembrance. In true Barrington Stoke style, this is done inContinue reading “Daisy and the Unknown Warrior”