MINI REVIEW: Down Under

This is my 50th post! Thankyou to everyone who has supported me over the last few years, all your comments and love means the world to me 🙂 Travel literature is not normally my scene. But lockdown has us all doing things out of our comfort zone – be it having our hair cut byContinue reading “MINI REVIEW: Down Under”

😍 Top 5 Most Aesthetic Books 😍

Do you ever turn to the cover of a book and start internally screaming (occaisonally externally)? Sometimes this may be to mourn the death of my favourite character, or as a kind of shield between me and any cringeness occuring inside, but often it’s beacause the cover is so beautiful. So today I’m counting downContinue reading “😍 Top 5 Most Aesthetic Books 😍”

2 Star Review: I Am Not a Number

Name: I Am Not A Number Author: Lisa Heathfield Published: 2019 They promised to make the country better for everyone. They didn’t promise this. The Traditionals have been voted to lead the country, winning people over with talks of healing a broken society, of stronger families and safer streets. They promised a happier future forContinue reading “2 Star Review: I Am Not a Number”

MINI REVIEW: There is a Boy in the Girls’ Bathroom

I thought this book was about a trans boy. Yeah, it’s not, (although we so need more trans characters in kids books.) However, take a look at these covers: can you see how I made my mistake? ‘There’s a Boy in the Girl’s Bathroom’ is actually about this boy called Bradley who nobody wants toContinue reading “MINI REVIEW: There is a Boy in the Girls’ Bathroom”

A Space Oddity: Encounters by Jason Wallace

Name: Encounters Author: Jason Wallace Published: 2017 Song: Starlight by Muse Zimbabwe. 1994. A group of schoolchildren see strange lights in the sky… and this day changes 6 young people’s lives forever. Encounters follows their tangled, tortured lives as they struggle to understand what they witnessed. And out of this darkness comes a group ofContinue reading “A Space Oddity: Encounters by Jason Wallace”

Good Omens

Name: Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch Author: Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman Published: 1990 Song: Sympathy for the Devil by the Rolling Stones ‘The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch’ is the only accurate prediction to when the end of the world will be. And according toContinue reading “Good Omens”

The Silent Companions

Name: The Silent Companions Author: Laura Purcell Published: 2017 When Elsie someone walks down the aisle, she didn’t expect to be walking the other way out of the church a few months later after her husband’s casket. And that wasn’t the only death she would have to deal with… Elsie is sent to see out her pregnancyContinue reading “The Silent Companions”

Ghost Hawk

Name: Ghost Hawk Author: Susan Cooper Published: 2013 When he was 11 moons old, Little Hawk ventured into the wilderness, where he must survive for three months of solitude and survival. He entered a boy; he returned a man. But when he found his village 3 months later, everything was different. Then Little Hawk finds hisContinue reading “Ghost Hawk”

The Case Book Of Sherlock Holmes

Name: The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Published: 1927 “My name is Sherlock Holmes. It is my business to know what other people don’t” This is by far one of the oldest books I’ve ever read. For me, if the book is older than 10 years, they call kids by their lastContinue reading “The Case Book Of Sherlock Holmes”

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

Written By Guest Blogger: The Little Piggy Name: Percy Jackson Author: Rick Riordan Published: 2005 When Percy Jackson finds out that he is the son of a Greek God, he is immediately sent to Camp Half-blood, a camp for demigods! He meets a few new friends including: Luke, son of Hermes, and Annabeth, daughter ofContinue reading “Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief”