Posted in December 2017

Book of the Year 2017

Book of the Year 2017

My favourite read this year I picked Kaleidoscope Song by Fox Benwell, it’s beautifully written and I was in an emotional knot at the end.   Because of that I feel that I need to offer an amazing “happy” read as well – so my second Book of the year is Geekerella by Ashley Poston – you … Continue reading

My Top Ten Books of 2017

My Top Ten Books of 2017

2017 turned into a roller-coaster of real-life interruptions, so sadly I didn’t manage to read nearly as many books as I wanted BUT I still came across some really wonderful books and below are my Top Ten Books of 2017. Geekerella by Ashley Poston Kaleidoscope Song by Fox Benwell The Boy, The Bird and The Coffin Maker … Continue reading

The Bookshelf (November & December 2017)

The Bookshelf (November & December 2017)

Books reviewed this month: Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier Christmas Dinner of Souls by Ross Montgomery Tangleweed and Brine by Deirdre Sullivan Otherworld by Jason Segel & Kirsten Miller   Also read: Festive & Winter Reading recommendations for 2017

Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier

Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier

THERE’S SOMETHING DIFFERENT ABOUT THIS TOWN… Catrina and her family are moving to the coast of Northern California because her little sister, Maya, is sick. Cat isn’t happy about leaving her friends for Bahía de la Luna, but Maya has cystic fibrosis and will benefit from the cool, salty air that blows in from the … Continue reading

Christmas Dinner of Souls by Ross Montgomery

Christmas Dinner of Souls by Ross Montgomery

It’s a dark and lonely Christmas Eve in the dining room of ancient Soul’s College. The kitchen boy, 11-year-old Lewis, has helped prepare a highly unusual meal, made with unrecognisable ingredients, cooked by a mysterious chef. And then the guests arrive … and carnage ensues. They are ex-students of Soul’s College, and they are all … Continue reading