Book Review: House Without Walls

Book Review: House Without Walls House Without Walls Written by Ching Yeung Russell ? pages Published by Yellow Jacket (Little Bee Books) Publication date: 4th June 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): For most people, home is a place with four walls. It’s a place to eat, sleep, rest, and live. For a refugee, the concept of…

Mini-Reviews: McTavish the Dog

Mini-Reviews: McTavish the Dog When I have the choice between reading another book or reviewing the one I have just read, I usually choose to read another one. As much as I adore shouting about books on my blog, reading is, after all, my first love! Therefore, I have decided to do some mini-review posts…

Book Review: The Longest Night of Charlie Noon

Book Review: The Longest Night of Charlie Noon The Longest Night of Charlie Noon Written by Christopher Edge 192 pages Published by Nosy Crow Publication date: 6th June 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): “If you go into the woods, Old Crony will get you.” Secrets, spies or maybe even a monster… What lies in the heart…

Book Review: Nocturna

Book Review: Nocturna Nocturna (A Forgery of Magic #1) Written by Maya Montayne 480 pages Published by Hodder and Stoughton Publication date: 2nd May 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Set in a Latinx-inspired world, a face-changing thief and a risk-taking prince must team up to defeat a powerful evil they accidentally unleashed. To Finn Voy, magic…

Books about Refugees

Books About Refugees   World Refugee Day is held on 20th June around the world. Today (11th June) is also Empathy Day. What better day to share this list? In the U.K. Refugee Week is held around this time in order to celebrate the contribution that refugees have made to the U.K. and to help…

Mini-Reviews: Mermaids

Mini-Reviews: Mermaids When I have the choice between reading another book or reviewing the one I have just read, I usually choose to read another one. As much as I adore shouting about books on my blog, reading is, after all, my first love! Therefore, I have decided to do some mini-review posts to tell…

Mini-Reviews: Sea

Mini-Reviews: Sea When I have the choice between reading another book or reviewing the one I have just read, I usually choose to read another one! As much as I adore shouting about books on my blog, Reading is, after all, my first love! So I have decided to do some mini-review posts to tell…

Book Review: Stepsister

Book Review: Stepsister   Stepsister Written by Jennifer Donnelly 480 pages Published by Hot Key Books Publication date: 15th May 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): This is a dark tale. A grim tale. It’s a tale from another time, a time when wolves waited for girls in the forest, beasts paced the halls of cursed castles,…

Mini-Reviews: Girls in Politics

Mini-Reviews: Girls in Politics When I have the choice between reading another book or reviewing the one I have just read, I usually choose to read another one. As much as I adore shouting about books on my blog, reading is, after all, my first love! Therefore, I have decided to do some mini-review posts…

Book Review: The Wise and the Wicked

Book Review: The Wise and the Wicked The Wise and the Wicked Written by Rebecca Podos 368 pages Published by HarperCollins/ Balzer + Bray Publication date: 28th May 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Ruby Chernyavsky has been told the stories since she was a child: The women in her family, once possessed of great magical abilities…

Book Review: Perfectly Preventable Deaths

Book Review: Perfectly Preventable Deaths Perfectly Preventable Deaths Written by Deirdre Sullivan 304 pages Published by Hot Key Books Publication date: 30th May 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Everyone in Ballyfran has a secret, and that is what binds them together… Fifteen-year-old twins Madeline and Catlin move to a new life in Ballyfran, a strange isolated…

Book Review: Herstory

Book Review: Herstory Herstory: 50 women and girl who shook the world Written by Katherine Halligan Illustrated by Sarah Walsh 112 pages Published by Nosy Crow Publication date: 1st March 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Instead of just studying history, let’s think about HerStory too! In this uplifting and inspiring book, children can learn about 50…