Waiting on Wednesday: Tempests and Slaughter

Tempests and Slaughter (Numair Chronicles #1) Written by Tamora Pierce 465 pages Published by Harper Collins UK Publication date: 6th September 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Arram. Varice. Ozorne. In the first book in the Numair Chronicles, three student mages are bound by fate . . . fated for trouble. Arram Draper is a boy on…

Book Review: A Bad Boy Stole My Bra

A Bad Boy Stole My Bra Written by Lauren Price 304 pages Published by Ink Road Books Publication date: 12th July 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Imagine waking up in the dead of night to find your hot new neighbour dangling out of your window. What’s more, he’s clutching your tattiest bra in his hand. What….

Author interview: Gill Lewis

Author interview: Gill Lewis I am so excited to have Gill joining me on the blog today to talk about her writing – thank you so much for agreeing to be interviewed Gill! First, could you tell us a bit about yourself and how you became a writer? My journey to becoming a published writer…

Six for Sunday: Books that made me laugh

I know that I’m a week behind with the prompts, but I found it easier to think of books for this prompt than ‘books that made me angry’. I will catch up at some point! Here are the six books I have chosen which have actually made me laugh out loud at some point: The…

Book Review: Time School

Time School Written by Nikki Young 112 pages Published by Troubadour Publishing Publication date: 28th June 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): A power cut and a series of mini disasters means friends, Jess, Nadia, Tomma and Ash barely make it to the station to catch their train to school. What they find is a far cry…

Author Interview: Nikki Young

Author Interview: Nikki Young Today I am lucky enough to have the author Nikki Young on the blog. Nikki is a writer and lover of stories and ‘The Mystery of the Disappearing Underpants’ is her first book. Nikki credits her lively imagination to an amazing childhood, growing up in Yorkshire and living in a cul-de-sac…

Happy Publication Day: Folklore, islands, mermaids and bras!

Happy publication day to Spinning Silver,  The Girl Who Thought Her Mother Was A Mermaid and A Bad Boy Stole My Bra. Spinning Silver Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders… but her father isn’t a very good one. Free to lend and reluctant to collect, he has loaned out most of his wife’s…

Waiting on Wednesday: Empress of All Seasons

Empress of All Seasons Written by Emiko Jean 384 pages Published by HMH Children’s Book Group Publication date: 6th November 2018 Genre: YA, Fantasy Summary (from Goodreads): In a palace of illusions, nothing is what it seems. Each generation, a competition is held to find the next empress of Honoku. The rules are simple. Survive…

Book Review: Run Wild

Run Wild Written by Gill Lewis 96 pages Published by Barrington Stoke Publication date: 15th July 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Award-winning author Gill Lewis makes her debut to the Barrington Stoke list with a stunning tale of the wild that hides in us all. Run Wild is a thought-provoking and touching story that celebrates the…

Six for Sunday: Books that made me cry

S4S: Books that made me cry Oops, am a week late with this one as school has been so busy! I cry a lot at books and movies so this week was hard, not because of trying to think of six but trying to narrow i down to six…really, it might be easier to name…