Tag: Fantasy

The Christmasaurus

The Christmasaurus – Review

This is a story about William Trundle, Santa Claus and the Christmasaurus. William’s mum had died a long time ago,

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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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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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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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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 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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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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The House with Chicken Legs

The House With Chicken Legs – Review

The Baba Yaga was always one of my favourite myths and she is part of the world-wide myth cycles of

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Storm Hound

Storm Hound – Review

Storm of Odin, youngest hound in the Wild Hunt, finds himself in a spot of trouble after falling to earth.

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A Pinch of Magic

A Pinch of Magic – Review

Set on the island of Crowstone, Betty Widdershins finds out that the women of her family have been cursed to

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Cogheart

Cogheart – Review

Cogheart was Peter Bunzel’s debut novel, and what a debut. Cogheart was shortlisted for the Waterstones Book Prize 2017, and

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