Inspired by our joint love of middle grade mystery books Amy of Golden Books Girl, Rachael of Bellis does Books and myself decided to indulge in a fun readalong of Lauren St John’s Laura Marlin Mysteries, and evoke the childhood joy of making a club! Across August we have been reading or rereading Dead Man’s … Continue reading Mystery Society Present… #MarlinMysteriesMarathon Dead Man’s Cove by Lauren St John
Hackers, Hacker, Weird Science, Electric Dreams…. can Consciousness have a conscience? When I was invited to join the Every Line Of You readalong on Instagram I was so excited. I have a peculiar fondness for coding & AI stories I think perhaps dates back to my brother’s love of Pinocchio as a small boy with … Continue reading Every Line Of You by Naomi Gibson.
He was a punk, she did ballet. what more can I say. You & Me at the end of the World is a surrealist contemporary YA that encourages the reader to strip back the layers we wear around our hearts to see who really is inside, and whether that actually matches the outer tropes we … Continue reading You & Me At The End Of The World – Brianna Bourne
Today is my turn to celebrate the publication of Hide & Seek by Robin Scott-Elliot, a phenomenal work of historical fiction that draws on the real life courage and struggles of those who risked it all to act against the Nazi occupation of France; and even more so when our protagonist Amèlie is Jewish. I’m … Continue reading Author Feature: Hide And Seek- Robin Scott-Elliot
All Our Hidden Gifts is a quietly ground shaking book from Caroline O’Donaghue, who has published two adult novels, Promising Young Women and Scenes of a Graphic Nature to high acclaim. This is her first young adult novel and with every reflection feels deeper, more resonant, more powerful on the question of identity and self … Continue reading All Our Hidden Gifts- Caroline O’Donaghue
#20BooksOfSummer is an annual event hosted by Cathy Brown of 746 Books and runs from 1st June until 1st September With the aim to clearing a target of 5, 10 or 20 books from your TBR but with very relaxed and fun rules. Here is my joining post & List! The Obsidian Mirror by Catherine Fisher illustration by … Continue reading #20BooksOfSummer 7: The Obsidian Mirror by Catherine Fisher
#20BooksOfSummer is an annual event hosted by Cathy Brown of 746 Books and runs from 1st June until 1st September With the aim to clearing a target of 5, 10 or 20 books from your TBR but with very relaxed and fun rules. Here is my joining post & List! Rose Raventhorpe Investigates: Black Cats and Butlers - … Continue reading #20BooksOfSummer 5: Rose Raventhorpe Investigates: Black Cats and Butlers – Janine Beacham