The Boy Who Grew Dragons

The Boy Who Grew Dragons – Review

This had (shamefully) been on my TBR list for a long time, I initially got it to join in with #PrimarySchoolBookClub but in the end didn’t have the time to join in. From the start of this wonderful book I was gripped and really wanted to know what happened and was disappointed that it was […]

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Amelia Fang and the Unicorn Lords

Amelia Fang And The Unicorn Lords – Review

The second in Laura Ellen Anderson’s Amelia Fang series finds Amelia and friends travelling to the Kingdom of the Light and face their fears. Amelia is on a quest to rescue Tangine’s mother, Queen Fairyweather who has been missing for a while now. Disguises are donned, angel-kittens are faced, puns are plotted, unicorns are discovered. […]

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The Reluctant Fundamentalist

The Reluctant Fundamentalist – Review

I found the point of view and voice that this was written in extremely difficult to get into, the first few chapters were hard going, but it was so worth the effort in perseverance. Written from the view of a stranger talking to a stranger at a Lahore café, we explore causes, betrayal, the American […]

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The Way Past Winter

The Way Past Winter – Review

In an everlasting winter, sisters Mila and Pipa set out in search for their brother Oskar. Mila is certain that he didn’t accompany the stranger of his own accord, that he didn’t leave like their father did. Her other sister, Sanna feels that he has abandoned them as their father did. I loved this book […]

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American Gods

American Gods – Review

An American road trip with a difference, new gods meet old gods to fight it out for supremacy and Shadow is at the centre of it all. From the first chapter I was entranced at Neil Gaiman’s imagination and writing. Together they developed a story that was at the same time both real and mythical, […]

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