Gabriel Tallent and Fiona Mozley in conversation

This week, I attended an event at Waterstones Piccadilly which was brilliant. I went to listen to my favourite debut author of 2017, Gabriel Tallent, speak about his masterpiece, My Absolute Darling, which came out last year. I got this and so much more. Fiona Mozley is inspiring and her novel, Elmet sounds exceptional and... Continue Reading →

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The Hunger: A chilling true story

The Hunger by Alma Katsu is an intelligent and eerily written portrayal of the true events of the Donner party as they attempted to make it to California in 1846. This book chilled me to the core; it was spooky and yet all too realistic, as the individual characters and storylines wove together and tore... Continue Reading →

Lush: Hilariously charming

Lush by Gabrielle Fernie is a hilarious, feel-good memoir with incredibly relateable anecdotes which will take you back to various moments of your life, or even make you consider how similar it is to your current situation. Telling her own story, Fernie does a brilliant job of making her own life the most humorous, yet... Continue Reading →

Blog Tour: Stripey Enid

Book Spotlight Title: Stripey Enid Author: Natasha Lea Publisher: Beercott Books Publication Date: 12 June, 2018 Blurb: ‘Believe in yourself, for you are unique!’ In this ever-changing world our children are bombarded with ‘image’ driven ideals of what is accepted as normal, or what we should aspire to be. The reality is we are all... Continue Reading →

Juniper Jupiter: A Great Children’s Superhero

By Lizzy Stewart Lincoln Children’s Books ISBN: 9781786030238 Cost: £11.99 Juniper Jupiter by Lizzy Stewart is a fun, bright children’s picture book about a young female superhero who is looking for a sidekick. The story Juniper is feeling lonely, so auditions people and animals to become her sidekick. She auditions many candidates, but there is... Continue Reading →

A review of Erik The Lone Wolf

By Sarah Finn First Editions ISBN: 978-81786030108 Cost: £11.99 Story Erik The Lone Wolf by Sarah Finn is a beautifully illustrated, charming debut picture book which has been published to coincide with the 2018 Seoul Winter Olympics. Erik is a young wolf in a wolf pack. After getting annoyed with his pack one too many... Continue Reading →

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