Blurb Fifteen-year-old Penny longs for something better. Better than a small, damp flat. Better than her bullying classmates and uninterested teachers. Better than misery and poverty day in day out. An unlikely friendship and a huge sum of money promise a whole lot of new chances for Penny, and she realises that not only can … Continue reading Review: All the Money in the World by Sarah Moore Fitzgerald
Blurb 'We’re alive. So let’s start living.' Two strangers Jack was sporty and outgoing. Alice was bookish and introverted. Their lives were on completely different paths. One life-changing tragedy That is before the day they were in the wrong place at the wrong time: before the day their lives were torn apart in a bombing. … Continue reading Review: After The Rain by Natália Gomes
Blurb Freddie has a reputation as a ‘nice guy’ – inoffensive, sweet, kind – and therefore completely un-dateable. As he starts sixth form, Freddie decides that this nice guy isn’t going to finish last any more. No more missing out on parties because he’s got to do his homework. No more saying no when he … Continue reading Review: You’re the One That I Want by Simon James Green.
Blurb Eva has never felt like she belonged . . . not in her own family or with her friends in New York City, and certainly not at a fancy boarding school like Hardwick Preparatory Academy. So, when she is invited to join the Fives, an elite secret society, she jumps at the opportunity to … Continue reading Review: Don’t Breathe a Word by Jordyn Taylor.
I am so happy to be sharing another mother-daughter review today! Georgia was lucky enough to win another Toppsta giveaway and so we read the book together! Take a look at our reviews below! Blurb: Welcome to The House of Serendipity, where friendships are fashioned and destinies designed amongst the ballgowns, tiaras and trifles! Introducing … Continue reading Review: The House of Serendipity Sequins and Secrets by Lucy Ivison.
Blurb Kate McAllister is desperate for a change. Something to hit refresh and erase the pain of her mother leaving town without her. So when a group of popular girls folds Kate into their clique, it feels like the answer to all her problems—even if it means ditching Haddie, her childhood bestie. But when Kate’s … Continue reading Review: The Kate In Between by Claire Swinarski.
Blurb Laurie and Lewis are best friends. They share everything. Then one day, Lewis shares his cookie and Laurie has an allergic reaction. Will their friendship ever be the same? This story helps children understand allergies and learn how to keep themselves and their friends safe. Review The Cookie: A story of friendship and food … Continue reading Review – The Cookie: A story of friendship and food allergy, written and illustrated by Kath Grimshaw.
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.
A truly beautiful book. Sadness. Heartbreak. Grief. Hopelessness.But then,Creativity. Humour. Happiness. Hope. Love. I raced through this book, could not get enough. I loved the insight into the world through the eyes of Alice, her day-to-day struggles, and hopes for the future. I can’t imagine how it must be to lose your ‘spoons’ so quickly, … Continue reading Review: The World Between Us by Sarah Ann Juckes
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