Author Interview: Elizabeth Bailey

Today we have the lovely Elizabeth Bailey, author of The Gilded Shroud, on the blog. (see my review here) About the Author Elizabeth Bailey feels lucky to have found several paths that have given her immense satisfaction – acting, directing, teaching and, by no means least, writing. Through the years, each path has crossed the…

Waiting on Wednesday: Bright Ruin

Bright Ruin (Dark Gifts Book 3) Written by Vic James 416 pages Published by Pan Macmillan Publication date: 26th July 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): A thrilling Orwellian vision of Britain, with a rebellious Hunger Games heart, Bright Ruin is the third and final title in Vic James’s electrifying Dark Gifts Trilogy, following Tarnished City. Magically…

May Round-Up

May Round-Up May has been an incredibly busy month, like every month before it seems! I have attended a few bookish events, including the London book launch for Louise O’Neill’s The Surface Breaks, a YA Fantasy Panel with Sally Green, Taran Matharu, David Owen and Alice Broadway and Oliver Jeffers at the V&A. I gained…

Waiting on Wednesday: The Storm Keeper’s Island

The Storm Keeper’s Island Written by Catherine Doyle 320 pages Published by Bloomsbury Children’s Books Publication date: 12th July 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Fionn Boyle and his older sister Tara have been sent to stay with their grandfather on the remote island of Arranmore for the summer. Though Fionn has never met his grandfather before…

Book Review: Nyxia

Nyxia Written by Scott Reintgen 384 pages Published by Michael Joseph (Penguin UK) Publication date: 12th September 2017 Age range: 14+ Summary (from Goodreads): Emmett Atwater isn’t just leaving Detroit; he’s leaving Earth. Why the Babel Corporation recruited him is a mystery, but the number of zeroes on their contract has him boarding their lightship…

Book Review: The Circus

The Circus By Olivia Levez 304 pages Published by Rock the Boat Publication date: 4th May 2017 Age Range: YA, 13 and up For parents/ educators: Be aware this book contains homelessness and the risks a young girl alone on the street might face. Summary: (from Goodreads) Willow has everything: a rich daddy, a pony…