A 'normal suburban' family or so it would appear....until one day Dad admits an affair with a eighteen year old student at his school, over a Chicken Kiev dinner. Mum then has a meltdown, shoplifting and setting fire to family photos in a saucepan in the living room at 3 in the morning, then ending… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Notes On My Family by Emily Critchley
- Short Review - The Extinction Trials: Rebel is a fabulous end to the franchise, as Wilson delves deep into the dystopian locker to bring us a world on the brink of collapse and which threatens to take the last hope for mankind with it. The stage has dramatically set in the first couple of chapters… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Extinction Trials: Rebel by S.M. Wilson
- Short Review - We’ve all lost things. A pencil, maybe. Or a sock. But have you ever lost an entire day of the week? That’s what happens in the magical world of Starfell, when last Tuesday suddenly disappears from memory. Willow Moss, a shy young witch whose not-very-exciting magical power (compared to those of… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Starfell: Willow Moss and the Lost Day by Dominique Valente
- Short Review - The second book in the Witchlands Trilogy - this follows on two weeks after the finale of Truthwitch. A piece of fantasy fiction involving "witches" who all have individual powers. As the title suggests, this instalment focuses on the Windwitch, Prince Merik, and his sister Vivia who are battling to save… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Windwitch by Susan Dennard
Fortunately the Milk is a masterfully told tale full of surprise and humour and amazing illustrations. A must for any Neil Gaiman fan for someone just looking for a ripping yarn and a good chuckle.
This is a wonderful, timeless adventure story that will have book fans everywhere
- Short Review - The first of a trilogy this is witchcraft but not in the traditional sense of casting spells around a cauldron. More of a fantasy novel, the story follows the travels of Safi and Iseult a pair of Threadsisters. Each has their own individual power but together their destiny is greater than… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Truthwitch by Susan Dennard