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New Suns

New Suns – Review

This is one of the first books I requested from NetGalley and I’ve been so remiss in getting reviews done

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The Gift of Dark Hollow

The Gift Of Dark Hollow – Review

This is a wonderful follow-up to the first of the series, The Legend of Podkin One-Ear which was one of

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Elizabeth & Zenobia

Elizabeth & Zenobia – Review

It’s actually been a while since I read this book and it still stands strong in my mind. A wonderful

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Ullapool Bookshop, Ullapool

The next shop in the monthly Browse a Bookshop feature is Ullapool Bookshop in Ullapool, all the way up in

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The Paninis of Pompeii

The Paninis of Pompeii – Review

My nephew and I are such great fans of Mr Gum and Andy Stanton and when he found out there

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March Hamilton – 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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Palatable

Some A3 Press Titles

Received a lovely little package from A3 Press a while back now full of chapbooks, lovely little essays and all

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The Owl Service

The Owl Service – Review

A children’s classic that has passed me by, along with so many others. It was reading Bookworm by Lucy Mangan

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Return to Wonderland

Return to Wonderland – Review

Return to Wonderland sees some of my favourite childrens authors take their look at C.S. Lewis’ Wonderland and add their

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Simply the Quest

Simply The Quest – Review

Well, in the second book of Maz Evans series we find out that it is not only QEII that has

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Thunderhead

Thunderhead – Review

Now, it’s not unknown but it’s rare, very rare that I rate a sequel higher than the first book in

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The Harm Tree POS

The Harm Tree POS

UCLAN Publishing have contacted me and thought I could give a shout out for their POS pack for their upcoming

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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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