I was so excited when The Stone of Destiny was published by Cranachan Press last year, as soon as I heard the words selkies and Fae I was sold, but there is much more to Caroline Logan’s series The Four Treasures as our journey into her world begins with a quest to retrieve a magical … Continue reading The Stone of Destiny- Caroline Logan
I am so delighted to be taking part in Kate Mallinder’s blog tour for her second teen/YA book Asking for a Friend. Kaye’s debut Summer of No Regrets was a highlight of my reading last year with its exploration of four girls finding themselves and growing over the summer between their GCSEs and starting 6th … Continue reading Blog Tour: Asking For A Friend – Kate Mallinder
I’m a huge fan of Robin Hood as a character and legendary figure, so I was very excited to see this modern reinterpretation of Robin Hood by Robert Muchamore. Depending on the world around us the character and background of Robin Hood is reshaped & remolded to fit the Everyman hero whether he be a … Continue reading Robin Hood: Hacking, Heists & Flaming Arrows- Robert Muchamore
I am delighted to be sharing my experience reading Viper’s Daughter where Michelle Paver takes the reader back to a Stone Age World of clans, magic and survival in another tale that picks up a few years later into Torak and Renn’s lives for fans yet is equally a standalone and a fine jumping in point … Continue reading Blog Tour: Viper’s Daughter- Michelle Paver
I am delighted to be kicking off the blog tour for Fig Swims the World by Lou Abercrombie which is a tale about a 15 year old girl who sets herself a New Year challenge of swimming around the world when she is desperate to impress her high-achieving mother. The problem is Fig can't swim … Continue reading Blog Tour: Guest Post by Lou Abercombie author of Fig Swims the World
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
This is the heart rending tale of a young girl Iris and her grandmother and mental health across the fading of the year in Brighton. A heartbreaking yet loving study in dementia and it’s vagaries and capricious elements whilst also exploring sadness and resentment in young Iris too regarding the changes in her family this … Continue reading Talking to the Moon- SE Durrant.