I’m pleased to be taking part in Matt Killeen’s blog tour, in which he shares with us his female heroes, both real and fictional. Matt is the author of Orphan Monster Spy, which I reviewed here. Rebecca “Newt” Jorden from Aliens James Cameron’s Aliens dominated my adolescence and remains one of my favourite movies, a terrifying roller-coaster […]
A teenage spy. A Nazi boarding school. The performance of a lifetime. Sarah has played many roles – but now she faces her most challenging of all. Because there’s only one way for a Jewish orphan spy to survive at a school for the Nazi elite. And that’s to become a monster like them. Survive. […]
The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart was a glorious read, pairing dragons and chocolate in a unique story that has quickly become one of my favourites. [The following may contain some spoilers!] Adventurine is a young dragon in search of her passion. Her brother has his philosophy and her sister has her poetry, and Adventurine […]
In the sky, the fire spirits dance and ripple. Grandma says they showed our Tribe that I’d be a captain, before I was even born. Ever since Ma died, Mouse has looked after her little brother, Sparrow, dreaming of her destiny as captain of the Huntress. But now Da’s missing, Sparrow is in danger, and […]
The one who doesn’t go straight home, the traitor, The friendless one, the cat of the wood…’ A lost boy. A dead girl, and one who is left behind. Robbie doesn’t want anything more to do with death, but life in a village full of whispers and secrets can’t make things the way they were. […]
Typewritered reviews ‘The Edge of Lost’ by Kristina McMorris, a captivating tale of friendship, secrets and identity.
Yes, I am a book nerd and have a reading list for the year. While I am looking forward to reviewing more new fiction on the blog this year, I also want to concentrate on enjoying some of the books that I have been meaning to read for so long, particularly a few classics. On […]
Although The Good Neigbour is not the sort of genre I usually read, I thought I’d give it a go, and I’m glad I did. Minette is a new mother whose neighbour Cath and her two children have just moved in next door. Cath and Minette become firm friends, and Cath seems like the perfect mother, […]