#20BooksOfSummer is an annual event hosted by Cathy Brown of 746 Books and runs from 1st June until 1st September With the aim to clearing a target of 5, 10 or 20 books from your TBR but with very relaxed and fun rules. Here is my joining post & List! The Tzar's Curious Runaways by Robin Scott Elliot … Continue reading #20BooksOfSummer 4: The Tzar’s Curious Runaways by Robin Scott Elliot
Otherland. A Book I both hungered and was worried to read. Hunger because well, faeries, proper faeries not sparkly cutesy types, in the hands of Louie Stowell’s story craft; and worried because I knew, like Myra feels when close to the Queen, I would be lost in the wonder forever, that my heart couldn’t take … Continue reading Otherland by Louie Stowell
I’m a huge fan of Vashti Hardy, her writing has grown and deepened with every publication yet she always stays true to her blend of steampunk fantasy where the tales unravel sharp insight into modern society, leadership, our connection with other communities and nature, what it means to be brave and to be human. Crowfall … Continue reading Crowfall- Vashti Hardy
In case you missed my mission statement post, I’m undertaking a reading marathon to enjoy all four mysteries in the Taylor & Rose Secret Agents series leading up to the blog tour celebrating the publication of the finale Nightfall in New York! Read my previous Missions for Peril in Paris, Spies in St. Petersburg and Villains in Venice here! Mission … Continue reading Mission Taylor & Rose. Nightfall in New York by Katherine Woodfine
As Patricia Forde along with Elīna Brasliņa celebrate the publication of their picture book Imagine! I am delighted to be hosting a guest feature written by Trish on how the relationship between author and illustrator has to be a dance, a synergy of trust between the picture and prose and how that can be achieved … Continue reading Guest Feature: Patricia Forde on The Synergy between Author and Illustrator.
I am overjoyed to be taking part in the Song of the Far Isles tour today as when I heard the blurb for this book I was so excited!! Within Song of the Far Isles Nicholas Bowling has composed a bewitching tale of the power of music and memory and the power of a song … Continue reading Blog Tour: Song of The Far Isles- Nicholas Bowling
In case you missed my mission statement post, I’m undertaking a reading marathon to enjoy all four mysteries in the Taylor & Rose Secret Agents series leading up to the blog tour celebrating the publication of the finale Nightfall in New York! Read my previous Missions for Peril in Paris and Spies in St. Petersburg here! Mission Report … Continue reading Mission Taylor & Rose. Villains in Venice by Katherine Woodfine