A Cosmology of Monsters – Shaun Hammill

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Titan Books. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Noah Turner’s family are haunted by monsters that are all too real, strange creatures that visit them all: His bookish mother Margaret; Lovecraft-obsessed father Harry; eldest sister Sydney, born … Continue reading A Cosmology of Monsters – Shaun Hammill

Mountain Climbing With Dinosaurs – Doug Goodman

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Rise up. Take the next handhold. Stretch your fingers as far as they can go. Hundreds of feet above the ground, don’t look down. Keep climbing. There are dinosaurs nearby, hiding … Continue reading Mountain Climbing With Dinosaurs – Doug Goodman

The Beast and the Bethany – Jack Meggitt-Phillips

*I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Egmont Books and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: The most exciting new children's book of 2020 and a modern classic in the making. The Beast and the Bethany has all the classic macabre humour of Roald Dahl with the warmth … Continue reading The Beast and the Bethany – Jack Meggitt-Phillips

the Light – Jim Alexander

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb:  'the Light' explores a world where you wake up and know this is the day you die. How would such a world shape the way we think, our views on each … Continue reading the Light – Jim Alexander

The Magic Carpet – Jessica Norrie

  *I won a free copy of this book in an online competition.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  Outer London, September 2016, and neighbouring eight-year-olds have homework: prepare a traditional story to perform with their families at a school festival. But Nathan's father thinks his son would … Continue reading The Magic Carpet – Jessica Norrie

The Authenticity Project – Clare Pooley

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Transworld Books – Random House UK and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Six strangers with one universal thing in common: their lives aren’t always what they make them out to be. What would happen if they told … Continue reading The Authenticity Project – Clare Pooley

Aria’s Travelling Book Shop – Rebecca Raisin

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, HQ – Harper Collins UK and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   This summer will change everything! Aria Summers knows what she wants. A life on the road with best friend Rosie and her beloved camper-van-cum-book-shop, and … Continue reading Aria’s Travelling Book Shop – Rebecca Raisin

In Another Lifetime – Anthony Le Moignan

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Following his critically acclaimed Amazon #1 debut, A Long Goodbye, Anthony Le Moignan's second novel continues within the romantic fiction genre, the human condition ruthlessly exposed in "another tear-jerking, … Continue reading In Another Lifetime – Anthony Le Moignan

Coming Up For Air – Sarah Leipciger

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Transworld Books – Random House UK and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:   THREE EXTRAORDINARY LIVES INTERTWINE ACROSS OCEANS AND TIME On the banks of the River Seine in 1899, a young woman takes her final … Continue reading Coming Up For Air – Sarah Leipciger

The Ninth Child – Sally Magnusson

  *I received a free ARC of this novella, with thanks to the author, John Murray Press and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  A spellbinding novel combining Scottish folklore with hidden history, by the Sunday Times bestselling author Sally Magnusson. Loch Katrine waterworks, 1856. A Highland wilderness fast becoming an industrial wasteland. No place … Continue reading The Ninth Child – Sally Magnusson