Blurb Blossom has grown up surrounded by the beautiful plants and flowers from her family's market stall. The stall was started by her grandparents, Tutu and Pops, and passed on to Blossom's parents after their death. It's a magical place where customers come to find flowers for all occasions: from celebrating love to offering comfort … Continue reading Review: Blossom by Laura Dockrill
Blurb In her third adventure, Cookie finds mysteries everywhere - but can she solve them, and save the science show? Hurray, Cookie's Nani is coming to stay from Bangladesh! But she doesn't speak English and Cookie is the only one in the family who doesn't speak Bengali. Luckily, science-mad Cookie realises that her coding lessons … Continue reading Bookstagram Tour: Cookie and the Most Mysterious Mystery in the World by Konnie Huq
Blurb A creepy, mysterious dollhouse takes center stage in this atmospheric middle-grade mystery for fans of Doll Bones and Small Spaces. Alice's world is falling apart. Her parents are getting a divorce, and they've cancelled their yearly cottage trip -- the one thing that gets Alice through the school year. Instead, Alice and her mom are heading to … Continue reading Review – The Dollhouse: A Ghost Story by Charis Cotter
Hello and welcome to The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh tour hosted by Terminal Tours. About the Book When life is funny, make some jokes about it. Billy Plimpton has a big dream: to become a famous comedian when he grows up. He already knows a lot of jokes, but thinks he has one big … Continue reading Blog Tour Spotlight: The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh by Helen Rutter.
Blurb Hello! My name is Edie Eckhart and I’m eleven years old. I’m a little bit different. I have a disability called cerebral palsy, so I talk slowly and fall over a lot. It’s never really bothered me because I’ve never known anything else. Edie Eckhart is Excited with a capital E to start secondary … Continue reading Review: The Amazing Edie Eckhart by Rosie Jones
Blurb Who said friends have to match to matter? When the Star Boy’s space-pod crashes in the grounds of Fairfield Academy he knows he must seek shelter. Taking refuge in the school’s boiler room to await rescue he discovers that the room’s small window is the perfect place to watch humans go by. The Star … Continue reading Review: How To Be A Human by Karen McCombie.
Blurb What you don't remember can't hurt you... Cyan has lived at the Elsewhere Sanctuary for as long as he can remember, freed by Dr Haven from dark memories of his past life. But when Cyan finds a mysterious warning carved into the bones of a whale skeleton, he starts to wonder what he had … Continue reading Review: The Memory Thieves by Darren Simpson.
For anyone that may not be familiar with Lion Hudson, they are a Christian Book Publisher, and their tagline is 'Quality literature true to the Christian faith'. They have very kindly sent me two books recently to review, ones I chose, that specifically stood out to me. Let's jump in... First up is The Lion Storyteller … Continue reading Exploring books from Lion Hudson (Christian Publisher) – My Thoughts.
Blurb A teenager's longing for family and a place to call home is poignantly portrayed in this heartfelt and ultimately uplifting story of life in the foster-care system. Feeling betrayed when her long-term foster placement breaks down, Amy is sent to live with a new family, the Dawsons. Although initially reluctant to trust them, she … Continue reading Review: Know My Place by Eve Ainsworth
Blurb Winter 1943. Teenagers Frank, Joseph and Stephen are Royal Navy recruits on their first mission at sea during the Second World War. Their ship is part of an Arctic Convoy sailing to Russia to deliver supplies to the Soviets. The convoys have to navigate treacherous waters, sailing through a narrow channel between the Arctic … Continue reading Review: Arctic Star by Tom Palmer.