Keeper of Secrets by Sarah J Dodd 

the Keeper of Secrets by Sarah J Dodd

Keeper Of Secrets by Sarah J Dodd is a perfect wintery Christmassy read. It’s a book that I know I will be rereading year after year to reimmerse in the tale of Emily and Lotta the Lynx Kitten.  But it also is a wonderfully thoughtful and quietly mind-shifting novel dealing with issues of grief, but … Continue reading Keeper of Secrets by Sarah J Dodd 

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Blog Tour: When We Say Black Lives Matter by Maxine Beneba Clarke

When we say Black Lives matters book tour

When We Say Black Lives Matter by Maxine Beneba Clarke is a beautiful poem of the heart explaining, affirming and encouraging equal rights, black pride and black joy across a picture book filled with silhouettes and blanked faces of many shades of Black skin so that the reader sees every individual and all Black people in … Continue reading Blog Tour: When We Say Black Lives Matter by Maxine Beneba Clarke

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

Planet Omar 2: Unexpected Super Spy Zanib Mian illustrated by Nasaya Mafaridik

I loved Planet Omar: Accidental Trouble Magnet for its loving #ownvoices immersion in a British Pakistani family adapting to life in a new town, new job, new school and new neighbourhood, some good, some mean but ultimately kindness, empathy and friendship prevail it was one of my favourite highly-illustrated books of the year, so when … Continue reading Planet Omar 2: Unexpected Super Spy Zanib Mian illustrated by Nasaya Mafaridik