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

Robin Hood: Hacking, Heists & Flaming Arrows- Robert Muchamore

Robin Hood by Robert Muchamore

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

Clifftoppers: The Thorn Island Adventure -Fleur Hitchcock

Clifftoppers The Thorn Island Adventure

I am a huge fan of Fleur Hitchcock’s writing in particular so in the Clifftoppers series because they remind me of the beloved Famous Five adventures that I adored when I was a child and the exceptionally brilliant part is that they are linked in that the children appear in each book visiting their grandparents' … Continue reading Clifftoppers: The Thorn Island Adventure -Fleur Hitchcock

Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valour – Ally Carter

This book where Little Orphan Annie meets the Superhero universe is a book that makes me feel like a little kid again. I've always enjoyed superhero films and this is the perfect middle grade novel that draws on both that genre and Ally Carter's experience writing the YA Gallagher Girls spycraft and teenagers series. Imagine … Continue reading Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valour – Ally Carter