So, I’ve been incredibly quiet over the last few months, and it’s upset me to ‘lose’ myself in this way. Of course talking about why it’s not possible to avoid the words pandemic as a reason, sorry to anyone who is struggling with the turmoil or loss by my mentioning it. I’ve suffered with anxiety, … Continue reading Hello, again.
OH MY GOODNESS , no strike that OH MY GODFATHERS! Hold Back The Tide is intensely brilliant, absolutely extraordinary, compelling and captivating and it’s an absolute crime that it launched amidst the beginning of lockdown. Melinda Salisbury has been lauded for her court fantasies The Sin Eaters Daughter and Sorrow books but this book takes … Continue reading Hold Back The Tide- Melinda Salisbury
I’m delighted to be rounding out the Llama Out Loud tour! Annabelle Sami is a welcome and strong contender in younger middle grade writing, Littlefae and I adore her Agent Zaiba series but Llama Out Loud! showcases her talent in writing range as it is a very different style and voice to Agent Zaiba with … Continue reading Blog Tour: Llama Out Loud! Annabelle Sami illustrated by Allen Fatimaharan
I am so very honoured to be taking part in the blog tour for Elle McNicoll’s debut A Kind of Spark today, beyond honoured, because this book is so beautiful in so many ways. Elle and her novel A Kind of Spark first grabbed my attention when publisher KnightsOf made the announcements of procurement, the … Continue reading Blog Tour: A Kind of Spark- Elle McNicoll
I am so delighted to be taking part in Kate Mallinder’s blog tour for her second teen/YA book Asking for a Friend. Kaye’s debut Summer of No Regrets was a highlight of my reading last year with its exploration of four girls finding themselves and growing over the summer between their GCSEs and starting 6th … Continue reading Blog Tour: Asking For A Friend – Kate Mallinder
I am so happy to be today’s stop on the blog tour for There’s a Rang-tan In My Bedroom by James Sellick & Frann Preston-Gammon, a timely, poignant and powerfully eco-political and educational book. Though fair warning, I may get a little passionate in this post!! There’s a Rang-tan In My Bedroom is the book … Continue reading Blog Tour: There’s a Rang-tan in my Bedroom- James Sellick & Frann Preston-Gammon. Foreword by Emma Thompson.
Middle Grades takes on Thursday is a weekly feature originated by Mary at Book Craic to celebrate a love for Middle Grade Books. Each week a new Middle Grade Book is celebrated