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: Greek Mythology

Mini-Reviews: Greek Mythology   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…

Library Loot: Independence, Love and Being Different

Library Loot: Independence, Love and Being Different Oh My Gods by Alexandra Shepherd Life as a half-mortal teenager should be epic. But, for Helen Thomas, it’s tragic. She’s just moved in with her dorky dad and self-absorbed older siblings – who happen to be the ancient Greek gods, living incognito in London! Between keeping her…

Book Review: Bestiary

Bestiary Written by Christopher Masters 256 pages Published by Thames & Hudson in collaboration with the British Museum Publication date: 16th October 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Drawing on the world-leading scholarship and vast collections of the British Museum, Bestiary is a wonderful visual, thematic exploration of animals—real, surreal, and imaginary—as depicted on beautiful ritual objects…

Six for Sunday: Books that have been on the TBR pile forever…

Six for Sunday: Books that have been on the TBR (to-be-read) pile forever… Once again, this list would have been a lot longer once upon a time, but I have steadily been trying to work my way through my backlog and read the books that I have been meaning to read for ages! Here are…

Waiting on Wednesday: A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings Written by Ellen Oh, Elsie Chapman, Melissa de la Cruz, Julie Kagawa, Renee Ahdieh, Roshani Chokshi, Aliette de Bodard, Cindy Pon, Alyssa Wong, Sona Charaipotra , Aisha Saeed , Lori M. Lee , Shveta Thakrar , Preeti Chhibber , E.C. Myers , Rahul Kanakia  336 pages Published by Greenwillow Books…

Book Rainbow: Yellow Books Part 5

Welcome back to my bookshelf tour, this time looking at Part 5 of the Yellow Book Pile (See parts 1, 2, 3, and 4 or have a look at the Red or Orange Book Pile. When rearranging my book piles to create some space for new bookshelves, I thought it might be fun to do…

Book Rainbow: Yellow Books Part 1

Originally, I had actually thought that this would be the most difficult colour for me to gather, but I had a surprising number of yellow books tucked onto various shelves and piles around our flat. See the Red book pile here. See the Orange book pile here. Let’s continue with the book rainbow! I did…

Book Review: Here Comes Hercules!

Here Comes Hercules! Hopeless Heroes Book 1 Written by Stella Tarakson Illustrated by Nick Roberts 208 pages Published by: Sweet Cherry Publishing Publication date: 22nd February 2018 Age range: 6 + Summary (from Goodreads): When Tim Baker breaks his mum’s favourite vase, it’s the least of his problems. The Greek hero he’s released is in…

Book Review: Turtle Island

Turtle Island: The Story of North America’s First People By Eldon Yellowhorn and Kathy Lowinger Published by Annick Press 120 pages Publication Date: 12th September 2017 Age range: 12 + independently, could be used earlier as teaching aid Summary (from Goodreads): Unlike most books that chronicle the history of Native peoples beginning with the arrival…