Book Review: Pride by Ibi Zoboi

"It is a truth universally acknowledged that when rich people move into the hood, where it's a little bit broken and a little bit forgotten, the first thing they want to do is clean it up." And so begins Pride, a modern day retelling of  Pride and Prejudice starrring all characters of colour, addressing issues of race... Continue Reading →


Blog Tour: The God of All Small Boys

Today is my slot on The God of All Small Boys blog tour where I'll be sharing a guest post from the author and my review.  Guest Post by Joseph Lamb: Researching an historical children's book I know that some people hate researching for their books - but after 30-odd years of writing historical dramatic... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Pages and Co by Anna James

"Eleven year-old Tilly has lived above her grandparents' bookshop ever since her mother disappeared shortly after she was born. Like the rest of her family, Tilly loves nothing more than to escape into the pages of her favourite stories. One day Tilly realises that classic children's characters are appearing in the shop through the magic... Continue Reading →

Three Bookish Things Tag

I saw this on Roxanne's blog A Bookish Life and immediately had to steal it because it looked so much fun to do, and I love a good book tag. Three Read Once and Loved Authors Melinda Salisbury - Mel writes the best characters and her world building is exquisite. Katherine Webber - All of... Continue Reading →

Mini Reviews: 2018 Reads

For this edition of Mini Reviews, I'm sharing my thoughts on some of the books I read towards the end of 2018 that I haven't yet reviewed. I thought I should really get on that seeing as it's now February. White Rabbit, Red Wolf by Tom Pollock This book gets off to an interesting but... Continue Reading →

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