Description ‘A Mole Like No Other’ is a delightful book about a toy mole, who is looking for love, friendship and his place in the world. The story of Moley and his friends – toys and real animals – is set in a cosy English country house with a traditional garden. But behind all this … Continue reading Review: A Mole Like No Other by Julia B. Grantham, Illustrated by Carol Wellart.
Princess Prue is brave and headstrong. After being told she is too small to help, she wants to prove them wrong. She goes after the Pirates to rescue her Bear, Prue tells the Pirates off, she is ‘firm but fair’.What an excellent story. Funny, full of action, adventure, plus breaking down gender stereotypes! Princess Prue … Continue reading Review: Never Mess With a Pirate Princess written by Holly Ryan, illustrated by Siân Roberts.
I chose to read Queen of All as part of my personal quest to try new genres. I have always been in the ‘I don’t like fantasy camp’. I was wrong. Queen of All is a story of unrequited, deep, and selfless love, set on a backdrop of secrets, magic, and an evil Prince. The plot moves at … Continue reading Review: Queen of All by Anya Leigh Josephs
The Three Impossibles –amazing! Captivating, full of suspense, and a true page turner. An action-packed adventure throughout. With secrets and curses, royalty, and mythical-type creatures you are enchanted by the tale seamless spun by the author. Jemima, (or Mim as she likes to be known) is the daughter of the King, however, she was born … Continue reading Review: The Three Impossibles by Susie Bower
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.