Posted in May 2016

The UKYA Book Blogger Awards Winners

. Without further ado let us unveil the UKYA Book Blogger Awards winners: . . . 2nd Place – Queen of Contemporary 3rd Place – TeenBookHoots . 2nd Place – YAYeahYeah 3rd Place – The Dark Dictator . 2nd Place – Tales Of Yesterday 3rd Place – Hello I Am Miriam . 2nd Place – … Continue reading

Princess Arabella by Mylo Freeman

Princess Arabella Mixes Colours Princess Arabella thinks her room is boring. So she decides she’s going to do something about that – all by herself. She mixes up some paints and in no time at all her room looks fabulous. The latest book about the popular little Princess Arabella, with fun information about mixing colours. … Continue reading

The Bookshelf (May 2016)

Books reviewed this month:   Poppy’s Place by Katrina Charman & Lucy Truman (Illustrator) Princess Arabella by Mylo Freeman Eliza Rose by Lucy Worsley Highly Illogical Behaviour by John Corey Whaley Lighter than My Shadow by Katie Green Nimona by Noelle Stevenson Bad Apple by Matt Whyman Killing Floor (Jack Reacher #1) by Lee Child Mango & Bambang: Tapir … Continue reading

Eliza Rose by Lucy Worsley

The captivating debut children’s novel from popular television historian Lucy Worsley is an exciting and charming glimpse behind the scenes of the Tudor court. I would often wonder about my future husband. A knight? A duke? A stable boy? Of course the last was just a wicked fancy. Eliza Rose Camperdowne is young and headstrong, … Continue reading

Highly Illogical Behaviour by John Corey Whaley

Sixteen-year-old Solomon is agoraphobic. He hasn’t left the house in three years, which is fine by him. Ambitious Lisa desperately wants to get into the second-best psychology program for college (she’s being realistic). But how can she prove she deserves a spot there? Solomon is the answer. Determined to “fix” Sol, Lisa thrusts herself into … Continue reading

Lighter than My Shadow by Katie Green

Like most kids, Katie was a picky eater. She’d sit at the table in silent protest, hide uneaten toast in her bedroom, listen to parental threats that she’d have to eat it for breakfast. But in any life a set of circumstance can collide, and normal behaviour might soon shade into something sinister, something deadly. … Continue reading