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

The Merrybegot- Julie Hearn

The Merrybegot by Julie Hearn

This book was my 2019 Jolabokaflod book; each year we indulge in the Icelandic Christmas Eve tradition of new book, chocolate and we add our own twist of new pyjamas. This book came heavily recommended and I was so excited it was devoured by Boxing Day. However, this book has particular significance with today, the 1st May, … Continue reading The Merrybegot- Julie Hearn

Girl 38: Finding A Friend by Ewa Jozefkowicz

After its hardback release last year, Ewa Jozefkowicz’s Girl 38 has come to paperback and is a wonderful novel especially for children 11+ who may be experiencing similar struggles to protagonist Kat. Girl 38 refers to a graphic novel character that our protagonist Kat is developing with a little inspiration from people around her, as … Continue reading Girl 38: Finding A Friend by Ewa Jozefkowicz

The Unstoppable Letty Pegg- Iszi Lawrence 

The Unstoppable Letty Pegg by Iszi Lawrence BANNER

Among her many talents, Iszi Lawrence co-hosts BBC Radio 4’s Making History with Tom Holland where her presentation about the role of Jiu Jitsu in the Suffragette movement was made Pick Of The Week in 2018 and has inspired a children’s novel The Unstoppable Letty Pegg with Bloomsbury Education.  The Unstoppable Letty Pegg explores more … Continue reading The Unstoppable Letty Pegg- Iszi Lawrence