Category: Book Review

Horace and Harriet: Take on the Town

Horace and Harriet: Take on the Town – Review

This is the start of a new series written and illustrated by Clare Elsom which follows the adventures of Horace

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Night Speakers: Sleepless

Night Speakers: Sleepless – Review

This is the first Ali Sparkes book I’ve read and after this I will definitely be looking for more. In

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The Diary of a Bookseller

The Diary of a Bookseller – Review

This was another book I bought as part of me really getting into the bookseller lark and reading a lot

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Witch for a Week

Witch for a Week – Review

Elsie is chosen to look after Magenta’s Witch Tower for a week whilst Magenta goes to see her sister. Elsie

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Books v. cigarettes

Books v. cigarettes – Review

Totally bought this because of the multiple essays on books, bookselling and book reviewing – some of my main pleasures

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Battle of the Beetles

Battle of the Beetles – Review

There was such a wait for this final book in the trilogy, it was sooooo long, really looooong. The wait

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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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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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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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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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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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