‘Startfoams’ & ‘Instantgrannies’! (If you have read the book you’ll know!) A charming, funny, and entertaining read. Featuring time-travel, good vs. evil, and magic, what more could you ask for? A wizard (or should that be Warlock), from 511 AD is thrown forward in time to the 21st Century with ‘caaaars’ and other confusing and … Continue reading Review: The Wizard in My Shed by Simon Farnaby
Melt is a thrilling adventure set in the Arctic. A little slow to get going, but, once you are in, you a taking on a daunting but beautiful journey with Yutu and Bea. With mysteries to solve and elements to overcome, the book piques your interest, and the ‘will they, won’t they’, moments keep you … Continue reading Review: Melt by Ele Fountain.
Captivating right from the start! This book pulls on your heart-strings and builds great empathy for the characters and their situations, both in life generally as well as the mystery they find themselves in. A brilliant, good vs. evil story, with excellent pacing that makes it a real page-turner. I enjoyed the footnotes, having never … Continue reading Review: How To Be Brave by Daisy May Johnson.
Aww, what a great story! Archie's Mum and Dad are getting a divorce, which is a tough situation for any kid. Then he finds out his Dad is gay and that is why they split up. Archie's character reacts in such a real way, he is quiet and unsure, which I feel is totally believable … Continue reading Review: Me, My Dad, and The End of The Rainbow by Benjamin Dean.
Wow! As a fan of Sarah Hagger-Holt's previous book (Nothing Ever Happens Here) I knew I wanted to read Proud of Me as soon as possible. Thanks to Netgalley for allowing me to read an e-arc for review. I don't know where to start! So many positive things to say about this story and the … Continue reading Review: Proud of Me by Sarah Hagger-Holt.