Can this shocking new feeling be love, or is it electrickery? In a lowly side-show fair in eighteenth-century England, teenager Mim is struggling to find her worth as an act. Not white, but not black enough to be truly exotic, her pet parrot who speaks four languages is a bigger draw than her. But Alex,… Continue reading Review: The Electrical Venus by Julie Mayhew
A couple of years ago, one of my major bookish goals was to read more graphic novels. There’s just something about graphic novels that draws me in, from the artwork, to the story, to the characters. Gradually, I dipped my toes in, and although I am by no means a connoisseur, I have fallen head-over-heels… Continue reading Recommendations: 5 Graphic Books I Love
Hello and welcome to a gushy review. Today, I am going to be IMPLORING you to read M. G. Leonard’s fabulous ‘The Battle of the Beetles’ trilogy. You may have heard me talk about this trilogy before. In fact, I’ve reviewed both of the two previous books, BEETLE BOY, and BEETLE QUEEN. I loved the… Continue reading Why you’ve GOT TO READ The Battle of the Beetles trilogy.
Arianwyn Gribble is back! During an eventful holiday in Kingsport, Arianwyn is recruited for an important mission: to retrieve the Book of Quiet Glyphs from its hiding place in the Great Wood. But as she returns home to Lull, feyling refugees gather outside the town walls and hex plagues the forest. As tensions lead to… Continue reading Review: A Witch Alone by James Nicol
Christmas may be over and done with, but it is still bone chilling-ly cold in the UK. And although snow and biting winds may SUCK, there is nothing like curling up with a good book and a cup of tea to get you through the winter. Because I love a good theme, I LOVE reading… Continue reading Winter Reads | MG Books to Get You Through the Cold
A encounter with a boy dangling from the sky changes pickpocket Magpie’s life forever. Like her, the boy dreams of flying over the rooftops of Paris. His family, the Montgolfiers, are desperate to be first to discover the secret of flight. Together with Pierre, Magpie is soon caught up in a world of inflatable bloomers,… Continue reading Review: Sky Chasers by Emma Carroll
For my final stop on the 2017 Debut Authors Bash, a month long event that pairs bloggers and, you guessed it, debut authors together, I’m doing a review. Hosted by the lovely Nichole, there have been LOADS of awesome reviews, interviews and giveaways throughout December–so go check them out! “A Digger must not refuse a request from… Continue reading Review: The Gravedigger’s Son by Patrick Moody