Posted in January 2018

The Bookshelf (January 2018)

The Bookshelf (January 2018)

Books reviewed this month: Hortense and the Shadow by Natalia O’Hara & Lauren O’Hara The Atlas of Monsters by Sandra Lawrence & Stuart Hill Listography: One List a Day: A Three-Year Journal by Lisa Nola Second Best Friend by Non Pratt Be a Unicorn: and Live Life on the Bright Side by Sarah Ford The Bookshop … Continue reading

Second Best Friend by Non Pratt

Second Best Friend by Non Pratt

Jade and Becky are best friends, but when Jade’s ex-boyfriend lets on that everyone thinks Becky is the better of the two, Jade finds herself noticing just how often she comes second to her best friend. There’s nothing Jade is better at than Becky. So when Jade is voted in as Party Leader ahead of … Continue reading

The Ice Sea Pirates #BlogTour

The Ice Sea Pirates #BlogTour

Ten-year-old Siri sets out to rescue her little sister from a notorious pirate rumored to enslave children in a diamond mine. This is a classic children’s adventure and a story of sisterhood, friendship, and courage. Read an extract…. Read the The Ice Sea Pirates Chapter 1 by clicking here   Win a copy of The Ice … Continue reading

The Bookshop Girl by Sylvia Bishop

The Bookshop Girl by Sylvia Bishop

This story is about a little girl named Property Jones, so-called because she was left in the lost property cupboard of a bookshop when she was five years old. Property loves living in the bookshop, but she has a whopper of a secret… she can’t actually read! So Property doesn’t see the newspaper article announcing … Continue reading

It is exciting to have a new book out. But it’s also kinda scary… by Dan Smith

It is exciting to have a new book out. But it’s also kinda scary… by Dan Smith

Twelve-year-old Zak, who has an inoperable brain tumour, is with his sister and parents when their private plane is disastrously diverted. Wrecked on a remote research outpost in the Antarctic, they find themselves in an abandoned base. Then Zak’s parents disappear, and the base’s equipment starts 3D-printing nightmarish spiderlike creatures. Zak’s bizarre visions appear to … Continue reading