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…

Six for Sunday: 2019 Books I’m excited for

Six for Sunday: 2019 Books I’m excited for The Lost Tide Warriors by Catherine Doyle Fionn Boyle has been Storm Keeper of Arranmore for less than six months when thousands of terrifying Soulstalkers arrive on the island. The empty-eyed followers of the dreaded sorceress, Morrigan have come to raise their leader and Fionn is powerless…

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…

Library Loot: Family, Dreams and Secret Agents

Library Loot: Family, Dreams and Secret Agents Viper by Bex Hogan Marianne has been training to be the Viper for her entire life – to serve and protect the King and the citizens of The Twelve Isles – but to become the Viper and protect the islands she loves she must find the strength to…

Book Review: Romanov (+Giveaway!)

Book Review: Romanov Romanov Written by Nadine Brandes 352 pages Published by Thomas Nelson/ Harper Collins Publication date: 7th May 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): From the author of Fawkes comes a magical take on the story of Anastasia Romanov. The history books say I died. They don’t know the half of it. Anastasia “Nastya” Romanov…

Waiting on Wednesday: The Lost Tide Warriors

Waiting on Wednesday: The Lost Tide Warriors The Lost Tide Warriors (Storm Keeper #2) Written by Catherine Doyle 304 pages Published by Bloomsbury Publication date: 11th July 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): In the brilliant sequel to The Storm Keeper’s Island, winner of the Books are My Bag Readers Award, Fionn Boyle finds himself at the…

Six for Sunday: 2018 books I Must Read

Six for Sunday: 2018 Books I Must Read Ooh, this is a tricky one because I am terrible at remembering when a book was published and I have so many books on my to-be-read list that tracking down only those from 2018 might be hard…here are a few that I just know that I will…

Six for Sunday: 2019 kidlit must-reads (so far!)

Six for Sunday: 2019 kidlit must-reads (so far!) Have you read many books for children in 2019? What have you read and enjoyed so far this year? Could you narrow it down to only six books? After looking at what I’ve read (135 books so far) I found this really tricky so I have actually…

Book Review: The Burning

Book Review: The Burning The Burning Written by Laura Bates 352 pages Published by Simon and Schuster Publication date: 21st February 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): ‘The Burning lights a fire in you – one that makes you want to fight for change and ignite sparks in others so the fire spreads and spreads.’ – HOLLY BOURNE …

Waiting on Wednesday: Perfectly Preventable Deaths

Waiting on Wednesday: 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…

Waiting on Wednesday: A Treason of Thorns

Waiting on Wednesday: A Treason of Thorns A Treason of Thorns Written by Laura E. Weymouth 320 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…