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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Review :: Five Dark Fates :: Kendare Blake

One of the best series I read last year was Kendare Blake’s YA fantasy Three Dark Crowns  – you might remember me raving about it when book 3 (Two Dark Reigns) came out and I binge read all three books in a weekend (check out my review here). Of course I was delighted when Pan […]

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Review :: Pumpkin Heads :Rainbow Rowell & Faith Erin Hicks

I have been seeing Pumpkin Heads  – a gorgeous graphic novel by Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks – all over bookstagram this month, and last week I finally caved and bought it. Here’s the synopsis from Goodreads: Deja and Josiah are seasonal best friends. Every autumn, all through high school, they’ve worked together at […]

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Review :: The Harp of Kings :: Juliet Marillier

I hadn’t read any of Juliet Marillier’s books before The Harp of Kings but had heard lots of good things about her work so was really keen to check it out. Here’s the synopsis (from Goodreads) Bard. Warrior. Rebel. Eighteen-year-old Liobhan is a powerful singer and an expert whistle player. Her brother has a voice […]

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kidlit :: The Gruffalo’s Child :: Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler

I was a relative late-comer to Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s The Gruffalo, only picking it up at home after A already knew it very well from childcare. We were both delighted to find a copy of the second book – The Gruffalo’s Child – in our letterbox from the lovely people at Pan Macmillan […]

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Review :: The Long Call :: Ann Cleeves

I have to confess that I haven’t read very many crime fiction books, and when I have they have mostly been standalone-ish, rather than series. I do, however, enjoy the occasional British mystery/crime tv show so I was happy to have the opportunity to read and review Ann Cleeves’ brand new novel, The Long Call. […]

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