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Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk

Annabelle has lived in Wolf Hollow all her life: a quiet place, still scarred by two world wars. But when cruel, manipulative Betty arrives in town, Annabelle’s calm world is shattered, along with everything she’s ever known about right and wrong. When Betty accuses gentle loner Toby – a traumatised ex-soldier – of a terrible … 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

The Secrets of Sam and Sam by Susie Day

How did I get the book? Received a copy from the publisher in an exchange for an honest review Genre: Contemporary Synopsis: Sam likes being a twin. He likes having two mums. He likes cheese sandwiches and his dog and drawing comics with his friend Pea. He does not like humous – or heights… His … Continue reading

Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella

How did I get the book? Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review Genre: Contemporary Previously Reviewed: Can You Keep a Secret? Synopsis: Audrey can’t leave the house. she can’t even take off her dark glasses inside the house. Then her brother’s friend Linus stumbles into her life. With his friendly, orange-slice smile … Continue reading

Arsenic for Tea (Wells and Wong #2) by Robin Stevens

How did I get the book? Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review Genre: Mystery / Historical Fiction Previously reviewed: Murder Most Unladylike Synopsis: Schoolgirl detectives Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are at Daisy’s home, Fallingford, for the holidays. Daisy’s glamorous mother is throwing a tea party for Daisy’s birthday, and the whole … Continue reading

Pointe by Brandy Colbert

Pointe by Brandy Colbert Theo is better now. She’s eating again, dating guys who are almost appropriate, and well on her way to becoming an elite ballet dancer. But when her oldest friend, Donovan, returns home after spending four long years with his kidnapper, Theo starts reliving memories about his abduction—and his abductor. Donovan isn’t … Continue reading