Mini-Reviews: Strange Houses

Mini-Reviews: Strange Houses   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…

Mini-Reviews: Girls having Adventures

Mini-reviews: Girls having Adventures 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 Island Child

Book Review: The Island Child   The Island Child Written by Molly Aitken 320 pages Published by Canongate Publication date: 30th January 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Twenty years ago, Oona left the island of Inis for the very first time. A wind-blasted rock of fishing boats and sheep’s wool, where the only book was the…

Six for Sunday: Snow and Ice

Six for Sunday: Snow and Ice   The theme for this week’s #SixforSunday is books with snow or ice in the title. The weather has been pretty grey and cold recently, but I don’t think that I’m quite ready for snow just yet…however, I am getting into the mood for some wintry reads! The Snow…

Six for Sunday: Witchy Books

Six for Sunday: Witchy Books   It is no secret that I love books about witches – here are a few that you could read on this Hallowe’en weekend! I have listed three for younger readers and three for older readers, but there are a lot more recommendations that I would love to give! The…

7 truly creepy reads for kids this Hallowe’en

7 truly creepy reads for kids and teens this Hallowe’en   I have a low tolerance for horror, so I won’t be recommending anything here that is going to give your child nightmares, rather those books which give you a little bit of a chill down your spine without being really frightening. At this time…

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…

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…

Book Review: Sanctuary

Book Review: Sanctuary Sanctuary Written by V. V. James 320 pages Published by Gollancz Publication date: 8th August 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Four women with a secret. The death that will unravel their lives. The small town of Sanctuary is rocked by the death of its star quarterback. Daniel’s death looked like an accident, but…

Book Review: Season of the Witch (Sabrina)

Book Review: Season of the Witch   Season of the Witch (The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #1) Written by Sarah Rees Brennan 288 pages Published by Scholastic Publication date: 9th July 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): It’s the summer before her sixteenth birthday, and Sabrina Spellman knows her world is about to change. She’s always studied…

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…