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 Love, Simon meets Friday Night Lights in this feelgood LGBTQ+ romance about a trans teen torn between standing up for his rights and staying stealth. 'A sharply observant and vividly drawn debut. I loved every minute I spent in this story' - Becky Albertalli Fifteen-year-old Spencer Harris is a proud nerd, an awesome big brother and a … Continue reading Review: The Passing Playbook by Isaac Fitzsimons.
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, this was an unexpected delight! I decided to read this book as the main character (Cariad) is a 16 year old girl in foster care. I have previously fostered teenagers and so was intrigued to see how she would be portrayed. Over the years Cariad has kept her defences up, no-one gets too close … Continue reading Review: Every Sparrow Falling by Shirley-Anne McMillan.