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Somewhere to review books I'm reading without giving away any spoilers!

Frankie Best Hates Quests by Chris Smith

‘A laugh-out-loud funny and exciting adventure!’ Cressida Cowell From the incredible imagination of Chris Smith – bestselling author and now a major new solo talent – comes an extraordinary accidental adventure for fans of Cressida Cowell and Pixar’s … Continue reading

June 27, 2022 · Leave a comment

Great teen mystery – Mystery in the Palace of Westminster by Sarah Lustig – #BlogTour

My Review: This is an engaging mystery read With teen sleuths taking the lead. The Houses of Parliament are where Most actions occur, so beware! With the Prime Minister’s teenage … Continue reading

June 19, 2022 · Leave a comment

The Good Turn by Sharna Jackson – #MGReader #Children’s

Title: The Good Turn Author: Sharna Jackson Publisher: Puffin Published: May 12th 2022 Pages: 400 Target Age: 9 to 12 year olds Rating: 3* My Review: Three Y6 pupils who … Continue reading

May 12, 2022 · Leave a comment

Mollie Mack, Private Detective by Linda Dobinson – fun sounding #MiddleGradeReader #Children’sFiction #BlogTour

Synopsis: Mollie Mack, Private Detective Mollie is excited! She has been a private detective for six months, and FINALLY a BIG case has landed on her desk. If she solves … Continue reading

March 30, 2022 · Leave a comment

Brilliant, inspirational #Children’s #Fantasy – The Last Firefox by Lee Newbery, illustrated by Laura Catalan

A heartwarming story about family, friendship and finding your inner fire. Between bullies at school and changes at home, Charlie Challinor finds life a bit scary. And when he’s made … Continue reading

March 5, 2022 · Leave a comment

Fun Children’s adventure – Monster Max and the Marmalade Ghost by Robin Bennett

Max and Peregrine are volunteering at an old people’s home, when strange things start to happen: one resident is walking on the ceiling; one is riding their wheelchair through walls; … Continue reading

February 7, 2022 · Leave a comment

Ever wondered what happened to King Arthur and Merlin? Read this enthralling series to find out! The New Land by Daisy Bourne

What happened to Arthur, King of the Britons, after he was allegedly killed on the battlefield? Legend has it that Merlin, the mighty sorcerer, put the king’s body in a … Continue reading

November 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Very different MG/Teen read about: A Girl Called Ruthless by Melody Pendlebury

A girl with ambition. A clever ruse gone awry. A fatal encounter… Eleven-year-old Ruthless will do whatever it takes to live up to her name. Slaughtering pirates, running an underground … Continue reading

September 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

My #Review for the Fun #MGReader – Down with the Dance by CT Walsh – #BlogTour

Meet Austin Davenport, whose fabulous luck landed him on this earth only eleven short months after his brother, Derek, putting them in the same grade. While Austin’s brain power is … Continue reading

August 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

#MGReader #Adventure #Mystery – Haunted by Tessa Buckley #BookBlitz #RhymingReview

Alex doesn’t believe in ghosts, but he is about to have his beliefs challenged… When Jimmy Devlin asks the twins to investigate the strange things that have been happening at … Continue reading

July 28, 2021 · Leave a comment

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