CHRISTMASSY :: TINSEL :: Sibéal Pounder

What if somewhere along the way we’ve all got the Santa story a bit wrong…? Join Blanche Claus and her best friend Rinki for a funny festive sleigh ride you’ll never forget!From Sibéal Pounder, bestselling author of the Witch Wars and Bad Mermaids series, this tale of friendship and mince-pie feasts is the perfect book […]

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KIDLIT :: The Wild Way Home :: Sophie Kirtley

When Charlie’s longed-for brother is born with a serious heart condition, Charlie’s world is turned upside down. Upset and afraid, Charlie flees the hospital and makes for the ancient forest on the edge of town. There Charlie finds a boy floating face-down in the stream, injured, but alive. But when Charlie sets off back to […]

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Review :: PIRANESI :: Susanna Clarke

Piranesi lives in the House. Perhaps he always has. In his notebooks, day after day, he makes a clear and careful record of its wonders: the labyrinth of halls, the thousands upon thousands of statues, the tides that thunder up staircases, the clouds that move in slow procession through the upper halls. On Tuesdays and […]

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REVIEW :: HEX :: REBECCA DINerstein KNIGHT

Nell Barber, an expelled PhD candidate in Biological Science, is exploring the fine line between poison and antidote, working alone to set a speed record for the detoxification of poisonous plants. Her mentor, Dr. Joan Kallas, is the hero of Nell’s heart. Nell frequently finds herself standing in the doorway to Joan’s office despite herself, […]

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Review :: Havenfall :: Sara Holland

Today’s review is of Sara Holland’s latest novel HAVENFALL. This is a YA portal fantasy story, which I think is going to be the first half of a duology. For Maddie Morrow, summers at the inn are more than a chance to experience this magic first-hand. Havenfall is an escape from reality, where her mother […]

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Book Stack :: December book mail

Tonight I wanted to share some of the books I’ve received in the post from publishers lately.  You can find out more by clicking on the titles to go to the Goodreads page for each book. Oasis by Katya de BecerraThis is a YA mystery/thriller, out Jan 202 from Pan Macmillan. Season of the Witch […]

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