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To Kill a Kingdom

To Kill a Kingdom – Review

Follow Lira and Elian in a adventure through Alexandra Christo’s fully-developed fantasy world which is based on a lot of

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The Maker of Monsters

The Maker of Monsters – Review

Another of a collection of books I was given by Oxford University Press Children for review, all of which have

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Embassy of the Dead

Embassy of the Dead – Review

A story of a misunderstanding, but a misunderstanding that drags Jake Green into the Embassy of the Dead in a

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Ghost Boys

Ghost Boys – Review

Another book I read a while back and am just getting around to reviewing. Jerome is 12, Jerome is black,

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The Second Shelf, London

The next shop in the Browse A Bookshop feature is The Second Shelf in Soho, one I’m so looking forward

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Fairlight Books – Publisher Profile

A regular feature where we give an independent publisher the chance to talk about themselves and their projects. When did

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Tilly and the Time Machine

Tilly and the Time Machine – Review

Tilly lives with her father, mum died a while back and Tilly’s perfect day would be to see her mum

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#20BooksOfSummer

#20BooksOfSummer

I’ve been finding it really hard to choose the next book I wanted to read as I have so (too)

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Pax

Pax – Review

I will make this clear right from the start. This book had me in tears at several points, the whole

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The Last Spell Breather

May 2019 Roundup

It’s been a good month for my reading this time, read some wonderful books across a lot of different genres

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Three Dark Crowns

Three Dark Crowns – Review

Three Dark Crowns is the start of a Y.A. fantasy series by Kendare Blake, and a good start at that,

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The Last Spell Breather

Books for July 2019

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already

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What is Poetry?

What is Poetry? – Review

Let’s just get it out of the way at the start – I love Michael Rosen. There I said it.

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UK/IRL Indie Book Map

Independent Book Shop Week 15th to 22nd June

Another year comes around and the Booksellers Association is running another Independent Bookshop Week. IBW is part of the Books

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