All Our Hidden Gifts- Caroline O’Donaghue

All our hidden gifts by Caroline o donaghue

All Our Hidden Gifts is a quietly ground shaking book from Caroline O’Donaghue, who has published two adult novels, Promising Young Women and Scenes of a Graphic Nature to high acclaim. This is her first young adult novel and with every reflection feels deeper, more resonant, more powerful on the question of identity and self … Continue reading All Our Hidden Gifts- Caroline O’Donaghue

Blog Tour: We Made A Movie – Charlotte Lo

We Made A Movie by Charlotte Lo

I’m delighted to be shouting Action! and starting off the blog tour for We Made A Movie, the long awaited sequel to We Won An Island by Charlotte Lo.  Charlotte’s debut was bright, aspirational and funny but with a underlying truth of the quiet impact on children of adult financial and mental health struggles when … Continue reading Blog Tour: We Made A Movie – Charlotte Lo

#20BooksOfSummer 7: The Obsidian Mirror by Catherine Fisher

#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 Obsidian Mirror by Catherine Fisher illustration by … Continue reading #20BooksOfSummer 7: The Obsidian Mirror by Catherine Fisher

Sindhu and Jeet’s Detective Agency by Chitra Soundar illustrated by Amberin Huq

You may have realised if you have read my blog before that I do love a mystery: historical, contemporary, fantastical- I’m in my happy place when I can play in the world of a mystery.  And so are my daughters, which is why I’m absolutely loving the current wave of young illustrated mysteries, and even … Continue reading Sindhu and Jeet’s Detective Agency by Chitra Soundar illustrated by Amberin Huq