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
Orla and the Wild Hunt is a deeply powerful and emotive book where Anna Hoghton allows the reader to confront some of the dark sides of both humanity and folklore and shows there’s a lot more to it all than simply good and bad. A journey into grief and loss that feels as powerful and … Continue reading Orla and the Wild Hunt by Anna Hoghton
I am so excited to be hosting todays blog tour stop celebrating the wonderful writing of Holly Rivers and The Boy in The Post her second book after her debut the gorgeously spooky Demelza and the Spirit Detectors has been long awaited, and I have to tell you, it has certainly been worth the wait. … Continue reading The Boy in The Post- Holly Rivers featuring Guest Post from Holly Rivers
Today it is my turn on the Lets Get Festive tour. We have been celebrating Christmassy books in all their guises from advent calendar bitesized tales to Merrytime Mystery and Murder to festive frolics! For me I was spoilt for choice, and it was a little overwhelming as we have SO many Christmas books some … Continue reading Let’s Get Festive- Lucy’s Magical Stories, A Series by Anne Booth.
No Man’s Land is a bitingly clever speculative fiction that flips the perspective of books like When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit which feature living under the rule of fascism and fleeing as a historical distant ‘other’, or those about a modern refugee children coming to Britain as a socio-cultural ‘other’ instead here in Joanna Nadin’s … Continue reading No Man’s Land- Joanna Nadin
I’m delighted to be shouting Action! and starting off the blog tour for We Made A Movie, the long awaited sequel to We Won An Island by Charlotte Lo. Charlotte’s debut was bright, aspirational and funny but with a underlying truth of the quiet impact on children of adult financial and mental health struggles when … Continue reading Blog Tour: We Made A Movie – Charlotte Lo
Oi BOOKFACES!! Emily is back in the Midnight Howl and this time things are getting even more serious! 2019 brought a fiery girl with a proper shouty ‘gob’ on her, a constant need for snacks, a indefatigable need to ‘sort things out’ and a companion hedgehog who just MIGHT be magical, The Midnight Hour by … Continue reading The Midnight Howl- Benjamin Read and Laura Trinder