Blurb A new world with an ancient secret. Can Azalea unravel the mysteries of the past to save the future of her people?Azalea Fern is fiercely curious, and in a world of giant buttermoths and crystal waters, there’s plenty to see. So why does she long to explore the one place she’s forbidden to go?Perhaps … Continue reading Azalea Fern and the Last Ruin of the Extinct by Becci Murray
Blurb A dark, gothic adventure set deep in a Bavarian forest, with angels and owls and magic and a boy who isn't all that he seems to be... A cherub is blown into Cassie Engel's bedroom during a thunderstorm, triggering a series of terrifying events. Cassie must discover if its arrival was an accident or … Continue reading Review: Fledgling by Lucy Hope
Blurb Bob the Bear tries to hide in Alice's garden but is always discovered... and seems to love climbing more than hiding! Please join Bob the Bear on his hiding expeditions and see if you can find him! He is sure to bring a smile and a giggle for both little ones and big ones … Continue reading Book Tour: Bob The Bear’s Adventures by Alice Chambers.
Blurb Eighteen-year-olds Ruben Montez and Zach Knight are two members of the boy-band Saturday, one of the biggest acts in America. Along with their bandmates, Angel Phan and Jon Braxton, the four are teen heartbreakers in front of the cameras and best friends backstage. But privately, cracks are starting to form: their once-easy rapport is … Continue reading Review: If This Gets Out by Sophie Gonzales and Cale Dietrich
Blurb Nobody knows yet that she is a murderer... Abandoned at the gates of a London park one winter's night in 1850, baby Lily Mortimer is saved by a young police constable and taken to the London Foundling Hospital. Lily is fostered by an affectionate farming family in rural Suffolk, enjoying a brief childhood idyll … Continue reading Review: Lily by Rose Tremain
Blurb A brilliantly-conceived and hugely imaginative ‘sequel’ to Mary Shelley’s masterpiece, Following Frankenstein is a hugely exciting and beautifully-written historical adventure, perfect for 9-12 year olds.Sometimes I was jealous of the monster of Frankenstein. I grew up believing my father cared more for him than he did for me. And was I wrong?Maggie Walton’s father … Continue reading Review: Following Frankenstein by Catherine Bruton
Blurb From the million-copy-bestselling author of The Letter, Kathryn Hughes, an unforgettable, moving and timeless story of love and war which will stay with you for ever.Readers who adored The Nightingale, The Notebook or The Rainbow will love to unlock The Memory Box... Jenny Tanner opens the box she has cherished for decades. Contained within are her most precious mementoes, amongst them a pebble, … Continue reading Review: The Memory Box by Kathryn Hughes
Blurb A genre-defying debut, this queer historical YA centers a wild and reckless trio who fly in the face of small-town tradition—full of compassion, love, and determination to live the lives of their choosing.It’s 1904 on an island just west of Norway, and Asta Hedstrom doesn’t want to marry her odious betrothed, Nils. But her … Continue reading Review: The Reckless Kind by Carly Heath
Blurb Nancy Drew. Enola Holmes. Sally Lockhart. Move over girls, it’s Jane's time!Join young budding detective Jane Austen in her second investigation to uncover a devious diamond thief at the glitziest, most scandalous ball of the year! Inspired by Sense and Sensibility.*‘No one who had ever seen Jane Austen in her infancy would suppose her to … Continue reading Review – Jane Austen Investigates: The Burglar’s Ball by Julia Golding.
Blurb Few women of her time lived to see their name in print. But Katherine was no ordinary woman. She was Sir Walter Raleigh’s mother. This is her story. Set against the turbulent background of a Devon rocked by the religious and social changes that shaped Tudor England; a Devon of privateers and pirates; a … Continue reading Review: A Woman of Noble Wit by Rosemary Griggs.