The Midnight Howl- Benjamin Read and Laura Trinder

The Midnight Howl by Benjamin Read and Laura Trinder

Oi BOOKFACES!! Emily is back in the Midnight Howl and this time things are getting even more serious!  2019 brought a fiery girl with a proper shouty ‘gob’ on her, a constant need for snacks, a indefatigable need to ‘sort things out’ and a companion hedgehog  who just MIGHT be magical, The Midnight Hour by … Continue reading The Midnight Howl- Benjamin Read and Laura Trinder

The Ghost Garden by Emma Carroll

The Ghost Garden by Emma Carroll

What an incredible little novella The Ghost Garden is in collaboration between the amazing Emma Carroll and the awesome Barrington Stoke set in the weeks leading up to the British declaration of war in 1914. Emma Carroll brings to the dyslexia friendly publishing House her unique brand of weaving historical settings with a fantastical undertow, … Continue reading The Ghost Garden by Emma Carroll

Clifftoppers: The Frost Castle Adventure by Fleur Hitchcock

Clifftoppers: The Frost Castle adventure by Fleur Hitchcock

I’m a huge fan of Fleur’s writing and especially this Clifftoppers series which I have been following eagerly since the beginning and am hoping desperately that Nosy Crow order another ‘year’ of adventures with the cousins visiting their grandparents’ farm every holiday break. This is perfect read for snowy weather but especially the Twixmas period, … Continue reading Clifftoppers: The Frost Castle Adventure by Fleur Hitchcock

The Slightly Alarming Tale of The Whispering Wars- Jaclyn Moriarty

The Slightly Alarming Tale of the Whispering Wars by Jaclyn Moriarty

The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone is one of my favourite books ever. Moriarty manages to make her writing feel timeless, classic and modern in one, to sweep even the grown up away into its deeply layered worlds of magic. At first I was a little confused as this was billed as the sequel … Continue reading The Slightly Alarming Tale of The Whispering Wars- Jaclyn Moriarty