Category: Book Review

Sonny and Me book cover

Sonny and Me – Review

I was given this copy from a friend at Cranachan Publishing as part of the blog tour, the first YA

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Beetle Queen

Beetle Queen – Review

Continuing the adventures of Darkus, Victoria and Bertolt, ‘Beetle Queen’ is another wonderfully crafted book. Written by M.G. Leonard, illustrated

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The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give – Review

What can you say about a book that has won so many awards, been featured in so many blogs, has

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The Island at the End of Everything

The Island At The End Of Everything – Review

Based on a real island in the Philippines, Kiran tells the story of Amhi, a young girl who’s mother is

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The Bone Sparrow

The Bone Sparrow – Review

The story of Subhi, a Rohingya boy born in an Australian immigration detention centre, Subhi knows no other life apart

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Lowborn

Lowborn – Review

I first heard Kerry talk at a Vintage Roadshow at Forum Books, Corbridge before Christmas, this didn’t put me off

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Tin

Tin – Review

Follow the ragtag band of mechanicals as they search for Christopher, who has been abducted by someone who wants to

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The Titanic Detective Agency

The Titanic Detective Agency – Review

Though the story does come with a well-known ending, The Titanic Detective Agency explores the story of the Titanic from

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Pilgrim

Pilgrim – Review

I started this book reading very little of the information that came with it and immediately felt embroiled in the

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The Beautiful Side of the Moon – Review

First off before my ramble gets into overdrive I want to say that I read this book in one sitting,

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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

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Ella on the Outside

Ella on the Outside – Review

I found this a bit difficult to get into to begin with, but it was well worth the effort. Ella

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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

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Sam Wu Is Not Afraid Of Sharks

Sam Wu Is Not Afraid Of Sharks – Review

Another great read from the team that wrote and illustrated Sam Wu Is Not Afraid of Ghosts. The writing is

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