Top Ten Tuesday: Books that Linger, Books you cannot put down!

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly book blogging initiative hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl with new themes each week. This weeks theme is The Last Ten Books That Gave Me a Book Hangover (submitted by Deanna @ A Novel Glimpse) OK I'm not particularly current with the vernacular "hello fellow kids' is ringing in … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books that Linger, Books you cannot put down!

Orphans of the Tide – Struan Murray

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Orphans of the Tide is an intensely brooding and emotive Fantasy exploring both the inner and social struggle in The Last City, a post apocalyptic society of Inquisitions and Witchhunts to uncover & destroy the next Vessel of the malicious God who Drowned the World. But what if they’ve got it so very wrong?  Outstanding … Continue reading Orphans of the Tide – Struan Murray

Planet Omar 2: Unexpected Super Spy Zanib Mian illustrated by Nasaya Mafaridik

I loved Planet Omar: Accidental Trouble Magnet for its loving #ownvoices immersion in a British Pakistani family adapting to life in a new town, new job, new school and new neighbourhood, some good, some mean but ultimately kindness, empathy and friendship prevail it was one of my favourite highly-illustrated books of the year, so when … Continue reading Planet Omar 2: Unexpected Super Spy Zanib Mian illustrated by Nasaya Mafaridik

Anna Gain and the Same Sixty Seconds – Guy Bass & Steve May

Anna Gain and the Same Sixty Seconds is the latest collaboration from Barrington Stoke, books superheroes in a way because they focus on creating accessible books for those with reading difficulties especially dyslexia with a specialised font, careful structure for stamina, prudent vocabulary and cream paper. Even more so its great to see collaborations with … Continue reading Anna Gain and the Same Sixty Seconds – Guy Bass & Steve May