Waiting on Wednesday: Storm Witch

Storm Witch Written by Ellen Renner 256 pages Published by Nosy Crow Publication date: 6th September 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Child of Air, Water, Earth or Fire: now that she is thirteen Storm must undertake the Choosing and be claimed by one of the Elementals, which will determine her whole life’s work. But for Storm,…

Cover Reveal: Eternal Seas

Eternal Seas Written by Lexi Rees 184 pages Published by Troubadour Publishing Publication date: 28th September 2018 I am delighted to be a part of revealing the cover for this incredible-spunding middle-grade adventure novel coming out next month! Summary: Such a small parcel shouldn’t cause experienced smugglers much trouble, but this parcel is far from…

Library Loot: Feminism, Folklore and Body Positivity

Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Claire from The Captive Reader and Linda from Silly Little Mischief that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. If you’d like to participate, just write up your post-feel free to steal the button-and link it using the Mr. Linky any time…

Book Review: The Girl with the Dragon Heart

The Girl with the Dragon Heart (Tales of The Chocolate Heart #2) Written by Stephanie Burgis 240 pages Published by Bloomsbury UK Publication date: 9th August 2018 Age range: 10+ Summary (from Goodreads): Once upon a time, in a beautiful city famous for chocolate and protected by dragons, there was a girl so fearless that…

Six for Sunday: Auto-buy Authors

Auto-buy Authors This week the prompt for #SixforSunday is authors that you will always pick up! It doesn’t matter what they write, you will read it! I have lots of these… Here are my six auto-buy authors: Honestly, I could have put more than six, particularly if we also included auto-buy illustrators because I also…

Library Loot: Mysteries, Paris and Hope

Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Claire from The Captive Reader and Linda from Silly Little Mischief that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. If you’d like to participate, just write up your post-feel free to steal the button-and link it using the Mr. Linky any time…

An Evening with Catherine Doyle

An Evening with Catherine Doyle I was lucky enough to attend the book launch for Catherine Doyle’s new book, The Storm Keeper’s Island at Waterstones Piccadilly on Tuesday 3rd July. It was a brilliant evening, but July has been a crazy month so it has taken me this long to write it up! The Storm…

Author interview: Gill Lewis

Author interview: Gill Lewis I am so excited to have Gill joining me on the blog today to talk about her writing – thank you so much for agreeing to be interviewed Gill! First, could you tell us a bit about yourself and how you became a writer? My journey to becoming a published writer…

Book Review: Time School

Time School Written by Nikki Young 112 pages Published by Troubadour Publishing Publication date: 28th June 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): A power cut and a series of mini disasters means friends, Jess, Nadia, Tomma and Ash barely make it to the station to catch their train to school. What they find is a far cry…

Author Interview: Nikki Young

Author Interview: Nikki Young Today I am lucky enough to have the author Nikki Young on the blog. Nikki is a writer and lover of stories and ‘The Mystery of the Disappearing Underpants’ is her first book. Nikki credits her lively imagination to an amazing childhood, growing up in Yorkshire and living in a cul-de-sac…

Happy Publication Day: Folklore, islands, mermaids and bras!

Happy publication day to Spinning Silver,  The Girl Who Thought Her Mother Was A Mermaid and A Bad Boy Stole My Bra. Spinning Silver Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders… but her father isn’t a very good one. Free to lend and reluctant to collect, he has loaned out most of his wife’s…

Book Review: Run Wild

Run Wild Written by Gill Lewis 96 pages Published by Barrington Stoke Publication date: 15th July 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Award-winning author Gill Lewis makes her debut to the Barrington Stoke list with a stunning tale of the wild that hides in us all. Run Wild is a thought-provoking and touching story that celebrates the…