CHRISTMAS :: The Christmas Swap :: Sandy Barker

Christmas is coming and best friends Chloe, Jules, and Lucy are needing change… so swapping homes for the holidays could be the perfect present for all of them!Australian Chloe spends her Christmas in a sleepy village in Oxfordshire, England. She is totally star-struck when she discovers who lives across the road.Lucy, who has jetted off […]

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Christmas :: Christmas at the Little Cottage on the Hill :: Emma Davies

Arriving at the cosy little rental cottage as the first snow begins to fall, Ruby doesn’t regret leaving her bully of a husband for a moment, but she does feel guilty about uprooting her kids so close to Christmas. She can only wish that one day soon her son Jem will forgive her. It’s not long before the family […]

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#LOVEOZYA :: Monuments :: Will Kostakis

All 16-year-old Connor is trying to do is avoid his ex-best friend when he stumbles upon a trapdoor to a secret chamber under his school. But when Sally Rodgers breaks into the same secret chamber looking for an ancient being, things take an unexpected turn . . . and Connor’s life will never be the […]

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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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Christmas :: Christmas at Carly’s Cupcakes :: Jessica Redland

It’s Christmas in Whitsborough Bay. With fairy lights connecting the shops and cafés on either side of the cobbles, Castle Street seems magical. And in such a magical place, surely Christmas wishes can come true. Carly Travis, owner of Carly’s Cupcakes, has two Christmas wishes this year. Her first is for her younger sister, Bethany, […]

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KIDLIT :: Thank you for Feeding Freckle :: Cheyney McDonnell

The team at Five Mile Books got in touch with me recently to ask if they could send some books for A and I to review. Obviously we jumped at the chance – they publish some of the most beautiful kids books out there! A package arrived from them on Monday – perfect timing as […]

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