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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Christmassy :: Gingerdead Man :: Maya Corrigan

This holiday season Bayport, Maryland, is a dead ringer for Victorian London. Val and her grandfather are taking part in the Dickens of a Holiday festival. Val is hosting a private tea party serving the festival’s costumed volunteers, who range from Dickens divas like Madame Defarge and Miss Havisham to Ebenezer Scrooge and old St. […]

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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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CHRISTMAS :: Christmas at Fireside CABINS :: Jenny Hale

For Lila Evans, Christmas is the toughest time of year––a heartbreaking reminder of losing her father, and just how lonely she is… This year, she’s organized a blissful getaway with her closest friends: just the remedy for the December blues. The countryside resort of Fireside Cabins, tucked away in the snowy Tennessee hills, seems like […]

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KIDLIT :: Just a Rabbit :: Priscilla Pho & Francisco Fonseca

Ethicool Books is a new Melbourne-based children’s book company with a focus on beautiful books tackling big issues to inspire little minds. The reached out recently and asked whether I’d be interested in receiving a copy of their latest release Just a Rabbit (by Priscilla Pho and Francisco Fonseca) – of course I was keen […]

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CHRISTMAS :: Favourites

Last week I made the big statement that I might have already found my favourite Christmas novel of the year – Sandy Barker’s The Christmas Swap – so this week I thought I’d share some of my favourites from the past few years. The Christmas Cookie Club has been my favourite Christmas book for adults […]

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