Posted in January 2015

The Last Leaves Falling Book Launch

Last night I attended Sarah Benwell’s book launch and it was amazing and magnificent and wonderful! Everything about yesterday was amazing, especially Sarah!!! 😀 . The Wishing Tree… . Cone Cupcakes Seriously impressive & yummy!  

The Last Leaves Falling by Fox Benwell

How did I get the book? Received from author & publisher. I also plan to buy a few copies. (Look out for giveaways) Genre: Contemporary Synopsis: And these are they. My final moments. They say a warrior must always be mindful of death, but I never imagined that it would find me like this… Japanese … Continue reading

#LastLeaves – KyotoTeenz Profile

  I stare at the cursor blinking expectantly at the top of the page. Who do I want to be? There are so many choices; honest, funny, brave. A superhero with a tragic past and bright mysterious future; with superstrength or telekinetic powers. I could be anyone and they would never know. … I type … Continue reading

Fox Benwell – Interview Update

. Fox is a YA author, creative writing mentor, and an advocate for diversity. Fox runs the Trowbridge Young Writers Squad, is the founder of The Variety Shelves – a series of events highlighting diversity in literature, throughout 2015 – and one half of the team running DiversifYA.com Follow Fox on Twitter: @ThisFoxWrites Only a … Continue reading

Interview with Abi Elphinstone

Abi Elphinstone grew up in Scotland where she spent most of her childhood building dens, hiding in tree houses and running wild across highland glens. After being coaxed out of her tree house, she studied English at Bristol University and then worked as a teacher in Africa, Berkshire and London. The Dreamsnatcher is her debut novel … Continue reading

Circus of the Unseen by Joanne Owen

How did I get the book? Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review Genre: Fantasy Synopsis: After an accident at her grandmother’s house, Rosie is transported to a strange and sinister world populated by a cast of carnivalesque characters who reside in the Circus of the Unseen. They are reigned over by an … Continue reading

Top Ten Dance Movies

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. This week is a ‘freebie’ and I’ve decided to pick my favourite dance films/recordings. I love musicals, theatre and dance and will happily watch dance films on repeat. Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty Make Your Move StreetDance Top Hat or pretty much … Continue reading

The Dreamsnatcher by Abi Elphinstone

How did I get the book? Received from Author in exchange for an honest review. Genre: Adventure / Fantasy Synopsis:  Twelve-year-old Molly Pecksniff wakes one night in the middle of the forest, lured there by a recurring nightmare – the one with the drums and the rattles and the masks. The Dreamsnatcher is waiting. He … Continue reading