The Book of Secrets is the perfect MG Contemporary Fantasy with a dash of scares for Halloween and has a real feel of an earthier, more folkish Labyrinth. Embracing whole heartedly Irish folklore and mythology along with being on the spooky vibes side of life being utterly ok this is a book that will be … Continue reading The Book Of Secrets- Alex Dunne
Apologies, I intended to post this first or in tandem with my blog tour post for the sequel Safe, but life circumstances meant its coming a little later. Flight was published in 2018 and I think it deserves to be revisited with the publication of Safe and especially for those new to the series, will … Continue reading Flight – Vanessa Harbour
Whilst Flight offered a rip roaring classical adventure blending horses, escaping Nazis and friendship forged in peril the follow up in Safe, Vanessa Harbour takes that and turns it up to eleven. A second adventure for Jakob and Kizzy flips the narrative to Kizzy’s perspective, and we get a insight into her vulnerable world in … Continue reading Safe- Vanessa Harbour
I am delighted to be celebrating the cover reveal of Sticky Pines The Valley of The Strange by the brilliant Dashe Roberts! which will be publishing 1st September from Nosy Crow. illustration by Bill Bragg, Design by Ray Tierney This frankly awesome cover was illustrated by Bill Bragg & designed by Ray Tierney and is … Continue reading Cover Reveal: Sticky Pines The Valley of The Strange by Dashe Roberts
What started off as a fun adventure thriller, 21% Monster by PJ Canning turned into something beautifully inclusive, existential and empowering with its subtle commentary on the ways we are different, whether it physically, neurologically or indeed our experiences are what make us powerful not only as individuals but as a species. Fans of Alex … Continue reading 21% Monster by PJ Canning
When I heard that there was a book that was wrapped in herbalism, with a girl that whispers to the plants and they talk back and lead her to discover truths about the land, the people and herself, I was so excited for receive The Map of Leaves by Yarrow Townsend and entwined myself in … Continue reading The Map of Leaves by Yarrow Townsend featuring content by the author!
There are a few books that I have read in my lifetime, and a handful more since starting my blog that have become instant favourites, because they speak a secret language of my heart, they call to those who never quite entered ‘the age of not believing’ and hold hope for magic and wonder. Hedgewitch … Continue reading Hedgewitch – Skye McKenna