The Smoke Thieves

The Smoke Thieves – Review

The Smoke Thieves is the first in a new series by Sally Green, the tone is quite low-fantasy throughout, more an adventure but with demons and demon smoke permeating the story. Demons aren’t really explained in this book, lots of allusion and ideas but nothing solid, as diaphanous as the smoke. It is quite a […]

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Children of Blood and Bone

Children Of Blood And Bone – Review

There has been so much hype about this book that I was a bit leery about starting it just in case it disappointed. I needn’t have worried as from the start of the book Tomi develops a set of characters and world that is both fantastically exciting and believable. The world draws from east-African traditions […]

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The Secret of Nightingale Wood

The Secret Of Nightingale Wood – Review

This debut novel by Lucy Strange begins with a setting similar to ‘The Railway Children’ by E. Nesbit. It is set in the early 20th century and in a country setting reminiscent of ‘The Railway Children’, with a change in family home, with a similar family make up, and an unspoken tragedy at the centre […]

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Still Working

Catch Up Post

I’ve had nine days off from my main job and have been able to get on with a lot of the little jobs I’ve had hanging around. The main one though is that a new feature called Publisher Profile has now been initiated, several publishers have been in touch to be part of this already. […]

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Charlie Changes into a Chicken

Charlie Changes into a Chicken – Review

I was given a copy of this by Puffin in exchange for a review, and it’s always a relief when you can give a positive review 😉 Charlie McGuffin is nine-years old and pretty ordinary, except for one thing. He changes into different creatures. Through the book we follow Charlie on his adventures and discoveries […]

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