Review: The Last Days of Archie Maxwell by Annabel Pitcher

The Last Days of Archie Maxwell is a quick read that packs a real punch. I devoured it in one sitting and found myself heart-broken, but ultimately uplifted. Archie Maxwell’s parents are separating. The book begins with a poignant scene around the dinner table where they announce this to Archie and his sisters. As someone... Continue Reading →


Lauren James Q and A

I am so, so very excited to be bringing you a Q and A with the amazing Lauren James today! I was invited to interview her as part of the NYA Lit Fest which I will be attending this coming weekend. Welcome to the blog Lauren! Can you tell us about The Loneliest Girl in... Continue Reading →

Q and A with Teri Terry

I am really excited to be welcoming the lovely Teri Terry to the blog today to answer some questions about her latest novel, Deception. Teri is one of the authors attending NYA Lit Fest this coming weekend, and I am more than a little starstruck at the thought of seeing her in person (I'll be... Continue Reading →

Review: Deception by Teri Terry

Deception picks up where its predecessor Contagion left off with the stories of Callie, Kai and Shay continuing to be told from their respective viewpoints. This again gives us a deep insight into their character and their motivations, and in some cases, the intentions of other characters. We learn a lot more about what exactly... Continue Reading →

Review: Contagion by Teri Terry

I knew that I was going to love Contagion the moment I started it. I’d been told it was dystopian, set partly in Newcastle, and it had fire in it. These are three of my favourite things, so I didn’t need to know much more. Contagion starts with a mystery: who is Subject 369X? What... Continue Reading →

Coffee and … My 2018 Bullet Journal

The Coffee: This week I'm drinking the Duromina, a fruity Ethiopian coffee from the lovely Steampunk Coffee Roasters, recently delivered to us by a very cold, snow-covered postman. The Journal: It's been a while since I shared anything about my bullet journal. For the little time I used it last year, I was still trying... Continue Reading →

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