The tale people all thought they knew, but there was so much more to Kore. This book means so much to me I’ve struggled to articulate just how powerful and beautiful it is. But as the wheel has spun to the Equinox, the time of Kore’s descent, I must find my words and give thanks … Continue reading Her Dark Wings- Melinda Salisbury
Today is my turn to celebrate the incredible book that is Stone by Finbar Hawkins, and I’m lucky enough to be hosting a reflection by Finbar himself on grief. I would recommend making a nice drink and maybe a biscuit before settling down, as I had a lot of thoughts and of course, please note … Continue reading Review & Author Content: Stone by Finbar Hawkins
In a fantasy world that draws on South Asian heritage, customs, folklore and dress, The Balloon Thief by Aneesa Marufu offers a window into the dichotomy of privilege and oppressed, how those labels are more complicated than we perceive and the motivations to both keep the status quo and to turn to violent rebellion being … Continue reading The Balloon Thief – Aneesa Marufu featuring guest post by Aneesa Marufu
Be prepared to be swept away into this Female centric YA Journey quest in an enchanted yet dangerous landscape with an Old Western meets Nordic saga warrior wanderers for hire feel with just a dash of Scandi-noir as the trio investigate strange happenings.
Words dripping with the honey and hope of girlhood on the cusp of woman, Lionheart Girl is up there in my top reads of the year, maybe of all time. When I was asked if I wanted to share my review as part of the blog tour I was honoured and delighted to express how … Continue reading Lionheart Girl- Yaba Badoe
SCREEECH!!! If you thought Savage Island was tricksy and brilliant you ain’t seen nothing yet. The terrifying sequel Cruel Castle ups the stakes yet concentrates the action into a claustrophobic space with the horrors of living after the events of the island and what happens when Gold wants more. For fans of Escape rooms whether … Continue reading Cruel Castle- Bryony Pearce
Savage Island is a deeply clever account of secrets, lies, family and friendship under strain set amidst a high stakes Duke of EdinburghXgeocaching treasure hunt perfect for teens who may have begged to watch Squid Game, but parents are hesitant to expose to that level of violence.