Hold Back The Tide- Melinda Salisbury

Hold back the tide Melinda Salisbury

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

Blog Tour: A Kind of Spark- Elle McNicoll

A kind of spark Elle McNicoll

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

Blog Event & Giveaway: The Adventures of Pinocchio-MinaLima

Pinocchio MinaLima

I am so excited to be part of an Event celebrating the publication of Pinocchio by MinaLima in the UK!! If you have glanced at the classic and fairy tale sections of your local bookstore you may have seen the gorgeous previous editions by the MinaLima team including The Secret Garden, The Little Mermaid, Alice’s … Continue reading Blog Event & Giveaway: The Adventures of Pinocchio-MinaLima

The Strangeworlds Travel Agency – LD Lapinski

The Strangeworlds Travel Agency- LD Lapinski

When I first heard the premise of LD Lapinski’s The Strangeworlds Travel Agency, I felt the tingles that always preclude an astonishingly good book, but I was quite unprepared for just how much this book has grasped my heart and imagination. There is something incredibly special about this book that is lodged halfway between the … Continue reading The Strangeworlds Travel Agency – LD Lapinski

MG Takes on Thursday- The Apprentice Witch

#MGTakesOnThursday

#MGTakesOnThursday is a weekly feature from Mary at BookCraic to celebrate the love for Middle Grade Books! The steps to take part are here. The Apprentice Witch by James Nicol (Chicken House 2016) Cover illustration by Daniella Terrazzini and Design by Steve Wells These witches are about to embark on wonderful careers serving their country.Sentence … Continue reading MG Takes on Thursday- The Apprentice Witch

Princess Poppy: Fantastic No Plastic by Janey Louise Jones & Jennie Poh +Activity

Princess Poppy Fantastic No Plastic is the follow up to 2019’s Please Please Please Save the Bees which has recently had a reprint cover makeover to compliment this design of Fantastic, No Plastic. The styling is a lovely up to date twist on the branding of the older picture and young fiction Princess Poppy series … Continue reading Princess Poppy: Fantastic No Plastic by Janey Louise Jones & Jennie Poh +Activity