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!
Rita Wong and the Jade Mask is a curious story. It has this whimsical feel that has whispers from a wide range of modern MG influences, of Pages & Co, Podkin and Stubbs and Dragon Detective meets with portal magic, tumbling into a strange magical world like The Midnight Hour trilogy. It’s very different from … Continue reading Rita Wong and the Jade Mask- Mark Jones with illustrations by Seamus Jennings
Just look at that cover. I mean how was I suppose to resist, I did try for about a year then caved and treated myself for my birthday. A cosy gorgeous adventure where a young witch must prove herself and solve problems with a gaming feel and Japanese infused world building this book is an … Continue reading Eva Evergreen; Semi Magical Witch by Julie Abe
Otherland. A Book I both hungered and was worried to read. Hunger because well, faeries, proper faeries not sparkly cutesy types, in the hands of Louie Stowell’s story craft; and worried because I knew, like Myra feels when close to the Queen, I would be lost in the wonder forever, that my heart couldn’t take … Continue reading Otherland by Louie Stowell
I am overjoyed to be taking part in the Song of the Far Isles tour today as when I heard the blurb for this book I was so excited!! Within Song of the Far Isles Nicholas Bowling has composed a bewitching tale of the power of music and memory and the power of a song … Continue reading Blog Tour: Song of The Far Isles- Nicholas Bowling
I am delighted to be launching the Feast Of The Evernight blog tour! Last year I was struck by the depth and breadth of the fantasy world Ross Mackenzie created in the original Evernight and so was hotly anticipating where Lara’s story would lead after she had defeated the ancient forces of the Evernight, and … Continue reading Feast Of The Evernight – Ross Mackenzie
What an incredible little novella The Ghost Garden is in collaboration between the amazing Emma Carroll and the awesome Barrington Stoke set in the weeks leading up to the British declaration of war in 1914. Emma Carroll brings to the dyslexia friendly publishing House her unique brand of weaving historical settings with a fantastical undertow, … Continue reading The Ghost Garden by Emma Carroll