Book Review: Invisible in a Bright Light

Book Review: Invisible in a Bright Light   Invisible in a Bright Light Written by Sally Gardner 320 pages Published by Head of Zeus Publication date: 14th October 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): From I, Coriander to Invisible in a Bright Light, Sally Gardner’s first middle grade novel in 14 years soars with the imagination of…

Waiting on Wednesday: Shadows of Winterspell

Waiting on Wednesday: Shadows of Winterspell   Shadows of Winterspell Written by Amy Wilson 256 pages Published by Macmillan Children’s Books Publication date: 17th October Summary (from Goodreads): Stella has been living behind the magic of the forest for most of her life. Lonely, she enrolls at the local school, and as she begins to…

Library Loot: Opposites, Worries and Families

Library Loot: Opposites,Worries and Families   I couldn’t miss posting my library loot this week, at the end of Libraries Week in the U.K. , which celebrates this amazing service and all the help and support it provides for people in the community at every stage of their lives. Borrowing books from the library gives…

Six for Sunday: Books to take on an Autumn walk

Six for Sunday: Books to take on an Autumn walk   I love Autumn, especially those bright, crisp days when you can crunch through the leaves and enjoy the jewel-like colours of the foliage as the sun sparkles through them. Pairing books with a walk through an Autumn forest, plus perhaps a nice warm drink,…

Waiting on Wednesday: Seven Deadly Shadows

Waiting on Wednesday: Seven Deadly Shadows   Seven Deadly Shadows Written by Courtney Alameda and Valynne E. Maetani ? pages Published by Harper Collins Publication date: 28th January 2020 Summary (from Goodreads): Kira Fujikawa has always been a girl on the fringe. Bullied by her peers and ignored by her parents, the only place Kira’s…

Mini-Reviews: Gaming

Mini-Reviews: Gaming   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…

Book Review: A Treason of Thorns

Book Review: A Treason of Thorns A Treason of Thorns Written by Laura E. Weymouth 352 pages Published by Harper Teen Publication date: 10th September 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Violet Sterling has spent the last seven years in exile, longing to return to Burleigh House. One of the six great houses of England, Burleigh’s magic…

Book Review: The Switching Hour

Book Review: The Switching Hour The Switching Hour Written by Damaris Young 288 pages Published by Scholastic UK Publication date: 1st August 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Never stay out after the Switching Hour… never let the outside in…. Amaya lives with her grandmother, her small brother Kaleb and her pet goat Tau in a land…

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…

Book Review: Spin the Dawn

Book Review: Spin the Dawn Spin the Dawn (The Blood of Stars #1) Written by Elizabeth Lim 400 pages Published by Knopf Publication date: 9th July 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Project Runway meets Mulan in this sweeping YA fantasy about a young girl who poses as a boy to compete for the role of imperial…

Mini Reviews: Circus

Mini-Reviews: Circus 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…