Waiting on Wednesday: Into the Crooked Place

Waiting on Wednesday: Into the Crooked Place Into the Crooked Place Written by Alexandra Christo 496 pages Published by Hot Key Books Publication date: 8th October 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Into the Crooked Place begins a gritty two-book YA fantasy series from Alexandra Christo, the author of To Kill a Kingdom. The streets of Creije are for…

Library Loot: Middle Grade Madness

Library Loot: Middle Grade Madness     I went a bit mad at the library today – whoops! Still, I am off for the summer holidays so I am hoping to surround myself with great books and have lots of enjoyable reads! Here are a few that I picked up today and am really looking…

Waiting on Wednesday: Harley in the Sky

Waiting on Wednesday: Harley in the Sky Harley in the Sky Written by Akemi Dawn Bowman ? pages Published by Simon Pulse Publication date: 10th March 2020 Summary (from Goodreads): Harley Milano has dreamed of being a trapeze artist for as long as she can remember. With parents who run a famous circus in Las Vegas,…

Six for Sunday: Perfect Pool Reads

Six for Sunday: Perfect Pool Reads   Oops, I’ve missed a few weeks of #SixforSunday and some great prompts too! This week the prompt is for six books that would be perfect to read next to the pool. I don’t think that I will be spending much time next to the pool this summer, but…

Library Loot: Bravery, Love and Loneliness

Library Loot: Bravery, Love and Loneliness   I’ve missed posting for a few weeks, but I have still been borrowing and reading lots of books from my library. Here’s what I picked up this week: Whispers in the Graveyard by Theresa Breslin They want me to join them. All I have to do is to…

Waiting on Wednesday: Winterwood

Waiting on Wednesday: Winterwood Winterwood Written by Shea Ernshaw 320 pages Published by Simon Pulse Publication date: 5th November 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): From the New York Times bestselling author of The Wicked Deep comes a haunting romance set deep in the magical snow-covered forest, where the appearance of a mysterious boy unearths secrets that awakens the enchanted, but…

Waiting on Wednesday: Chinglish

Waiting on Wednesday: Chinglish Chinglish Written by Sue Cheung 384 pages Published by Andersen Press Publication date: 5th September 2019 Summary (from Goodreads:) It is difficult trying to talk in our family cos:  a) Grandparents don’t speak English at all b) Mum hardly speaks any English c) Me, Bonny and Simon hardly speak Chinese d) Dad…

Waiting on Wednesday: The Ten Thousand Doors of January

Waiting on Wednesday: The Ten Thousand Doors of January The Ten Thousand Doors of January Written by Alix E. Harrow 384 pages Published by Orbit Publication date: 10th September 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): In the early 1900s, a young woman searches for her place in the world and the mystery behind a magical door in…

Waiting on Wednesday: The Taste of Rain

Waiting on Wednesday: The Taste of Rain The Taste of Rain Written by Monique Polak 224 pages Published by Orca Book Publishers Publication date: 3rd September 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): It is 1945, and thirteen-year-old Gwendolyn has been a prisoner at the Weihsien Internment Camp in northern China for nearly two and a half years….

Six for Sunday: Sunshine!

Six for Sunday: Books with Sunshine on the Cover This was a tricky prompt, as always recently! I always find it difficult to think of books with specific types of cover, but I do think that this prompt is perfect for today as the sun has finally broken through the clouds and we have been…

Waiting on Wednesday: The Kingdom

Waiting on Wednesday: The Kingdom The Kingdom Written by Jess Rothenberg 464 pages Published by Pan Macmillan Publication date: 11th July 2019 Summary (from Goodreads🙂 Welcome to the Kingdom… where ‘Happily Ever After’ isn’t just a promise, but a rule. Glimmering like a jewel behind its gateway, The Kingdom™ is an immersive fantasy theme park…

Six for Sunday: Characters I Want To Befriend

Six for Sunday: Characters I want to befriend   This week of #SixforSunday is just as tough as some of the previous weeks. The prompt is six characters that you would want to be friends with… Last year, we did a similar prompt asking us to think of characters who would make good best friends,…