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.
Blurb When three very different siblings, Fern, Rowan and Willow, go home for a Christmas reunion at their family home in Edinburgh, it's not long before some VERY BIG SECRETS threaten their cosy holiday ...The McAllister house on Arboretum Road has seen 120 Christmases since its completion.This year, FERN is bringing her gorgeous boyfriend home … Continue reading Review: Stay Another Day by Juno Dawson.
Blurb First the reindeer got sick. Then Santa got sick. Now it's up to Clara Claus and her slightly annoying brother Nick to save Christmas. But with toys to make, elves to manage, lists to sort and flying reindeer to train, can they summon enough Christmas spirit to deliver the perfect Christmas? Clara Claus Saves … Continue reading Review: Clara Claus Saves Christmas by Bonnie Bridgman
I was lucky enough to be one of just 20 bloggers to recieve The Collector's Daughter from Avon Books! I am halfway through reading it at the moment and am absolutely loving it, review coming soon! Blurb An unforgettable discoveryIn 1922, Lady Evelyn Herbert’s dreams are realised when she is the first to set foot … Continue reading Spotlight: The Collector’s Daughter by Gill Paul
Blurb What if you met the boy of your dreams but loving him was forbidden? Aisha Rashid has always felt invisible, so no one is more surprised than her when Darren, the hot new boy in school, takes an interest. But Aisha is a devout Muslim and Darren is firmly off limits. Will she follow … Continue reading Book Tour: Ten Steps To Us by Attiya Khan
Blurb Meet Christy a determined young girl, who is passionate about saving the planet. Along with her boyfriend geeky Sam and best friend Amira and other school mates, they win a science competition and an opportunity to travel to Ecuador to write travel blogs. Excitement and anticipation for the trip is overshadowed by a HUGE … Continue reading Review: Science Geek Christy and her Eco Logbook by Petra Crofton
Blurb Everyone’s favorite octogenarian killer is back in this new collection of stories by Swedish crime writer Helene Tursten that is sure to have you in stitches.Eighty-eight-year-old Maud is never looking for trouble, but it always seems to find her. First, a woman in her building met an untimely end: tragic. Then, just recently, a … Continue reading Review: An Elderly Lady Must Not Be Crossed by Helene Tursten
I am incredibly honoured to be taking part in the HQ Stories Blog Tour today for Anne O'Brien's new book The Royal Game. Blurb England, 1444. Three women challenge the course of history… King Henry VI’s grip on the crown hangs by a thread as the Wars of the Roses starts to tear England apart. And … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Royal Game by Anne O’Brien.