Children's Fiction, Interview, Middle Grade Fiction, Uncategorized

INTERVIEW: Imogen White

  - Author Summary - Imogen White won her place in the SCBWI Undiscovered Voices 2014 Anthology with the opening to The Rose Muddle Mysteries. Imogen loves using elements of local history in her books, and favours adventure stories based in towns and cities. Her stories are full of friendship, dark magic, colourful characters and twisty-turny… Continue reading INTERVIEW: Imogen White

Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

BOOK REVIEW – The Rose Muddle Mysteries: The Amber Pendant by Imogen White

  - Short Review -  A magical detective mystery story, perfect for 8 to 10-year old's. A piece of real archaeology brought to life, in a fast-paced story with a great female character, Rose Muddle. This book has a particularly great ending that'll leave you wanting to read the next in the series.  Other books… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – The Rose Muddle Mysteries: The Amber Pendant by Imogen White

Book Review, Children's Fiction

BOOK REVIEW: Simply The Quest by Maz Evans

Elliot Hooper’s troubles are far from over. His mum’s health worsens, he’s struggling at school, and a bunch of anarchic Greek immortals have moved into his home – including teen goddess Virgo, who’s in trouble with the Zodiac. What’s more, death-daemon Thanatos and his scary mum are at large. As even more immortal allies and… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Simply The Quest by Maz Evans

Book Review, Young Adult

BOOK REVIEW: The Extinction Trials: Exile by S.M. Wilson

- Short Review - The Extinction Trials: Exile keeps all of what the first book did so well at establishing, but S.M. Wilson like a skilled architect builds more layers to this wonderful futuristic dystopia, whilst also adding additional layers to her characters, revealing slowly shocking twists and turns that will have you hooked from… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Extinction Trials: Exile by S.M. Wilson

Book Review, Young Adult

BOOK REVIEW: The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

Short Review  If there was a book I wished I had discovered or would have been available to me when I was a child it would have been this book. It’s such a wonderful piece of fiction that doesn’t treat its intended audience as a child, in fact I found it quite inspiring. No matter… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

BOOK REVIEW: The Book of Learning by E.R. Murray

Sometimes, it takes more than one lifetime to put things right… After the death of her beloved grandpa, Ebony Smart’s world is turned upside down. Sent to Dublin to live with an aunt she didn’t know existed, she soon discovers that her new home, 23 Mercury Lane, is full of secrets. Short Review The Book… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Book of Learning by E.R. Murray

Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

BOOK REVIEW: The Girl of Ink & Stars by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Short Review The Girl of Ink & Stars from the outset is quite a remarkable and magical book. Kiran Millwood Hargrave has created something very special, interweaving a fable like quality to her writing which turns the ordinary into something quite extraordinary, and showcases her ability as a writer. With a story full of courage… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Girl of Ink & Stars by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Book Review, Young Adult

BOOK REVIEW: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Short Review This is the first book in a fabulous series of books (another is shortly on its way). This series is perfect for young adults, for those who feel that they don't seem to fit in. It's a story of courage, of finding ones self in the world. Ransom deals with the themes of… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Book Review, Young Adult

BOOK REVIEW: The Extinction Trials by S.M.Wilson

Betrayal. Sacrifice. Survival. Welcome to the Extinction Trails - Short Review - The Extinction Trials is a rollercoaster ride into a dystopian world that has been ingeniously created by S.M. Wilson - it's so good one can't help but read it and fall in love with its cinematic brilliance. An all out action book that… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Extinction Trials by S.M.Wilson