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BOOK REVIEW: My Big Mouth by Steve Camden

- Short Review - Jason Gardner, or Jay to his friends, is in his final year at junior school when his dad suddenly ups and leaves.  None of the family know why, least of all Jay, and, in an effort to cope with the sudden change, he constructs a web of lies to explain his… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: My Big Mouth by Steve Camden

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BOOK REVIEW: Starfell – Willow Moss and the Forgotten Tale by Dominique Valente

- Short review - The second book in the Starfell series, this tale follows young witch Willow Moss and her grumpy kobold (who is definitely not a cat!) as she goes in search of her missing friend Nolin Sometimes.  It's a quest that finds her locked up in a mysterious tower, sailing in a copper… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Starfell – Willow Moss and the Forgotten Tale by Dominique Valente

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BOOK REVIEW: Pages & Co : Tilly and the Lost Fairy Tales by Anna James

- Short Review - The second book in the "Pages & Co" series follows Tilly and best friend Oskar on a, pre-Christmas, trip to Paris.  It's not long though before they discover a quirky bookshop, owned by Gretchen (who was once the best friend of Tilly's grandma).  Whilst they have been told not to indulge… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Pages & Co : Tilly and the Lost Fairy Tales by Anna James

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BOOK REVIEW: Storm by Nicola Skinner

- Short Review - Frances Frida Ripley has an incredible birth story.  She was born, on the beach, in the middle of a storm and she's been raging about it ever since.  However if Frances thought her birth story was unusual her death story is even more extraordinary.  Having "persuaded" her parents to visit a… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Storm by Nicola Skinner

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BOOK REVIEW: The Faraway Truth by Janae Marks

- Short Review - A heart warming story about Zoe who finds herself more alone than usual one summer holiday.  Whilst hanging around the house, she intercepts the mailman one day and finds a letter from her, biological, father.  He was sent to prison before she was even born, for murder, and she's never had… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Faraway Truth by Janae Marks

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BOOK REVIEW: The House on Hoarder Hill by Mikki Lish & Kelly Ngai

- Short Review - When their parents have to go abroad to work, Hedy and Spencer are sent to stay with their Grandpa John, in his house of many secrets and surprises.  Grandpa used to be a magician but has become a recluse since his wife vanished into thin air, when a trick went wrong… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The House on Hoarder Hill by Mikki Lish & Kelly Ngai

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BOOK REVIEW: Demelza & The Spectre Detectors by Holly Rivers

- Short Review - Demelza is a scientist, an inventor - she definitely doesn't believe in ghosts - she doesn't much like school either, but then who would with a miserable head teacher like Ms Cardinal.  When things start going bump in the night though Demelza comes to realise that her Grandma Maeve has been… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Demelza & The Spectre Detectors by Holly Rivers