Blog Tour: The Book Dragon Club – Lexi Rees

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:   Packed with awesome activities, this journal has everything a book dragon needs!  Tackle the fun reading challenges Set up a book club with your friends and family  Host … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Book Dragon Club – Lexi Rees

Blog Blitz: Josie James and the Velvet Knife – Lily Mae Walters

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   I would like to apologise to the author and to Rachel that this tour post is so late, due to illness on my part.     … Continue reading Blog Blitz: Josie James and the Velvet Knife – Lily Mae Walters

Faery: The Tiend – Igo Rab

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  "Away with us to a faraway land, I will take you by the hand. And by the hand you will come with me, To all the terrible things … Continue reading Faery: The Tiend – Igo Rab

Blog Tour: The Word-Keeper – Veronica Del Valle

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  What would happen if words disappeared forever? Set in a whimsical town called Inkwell, a place with an ancient secret history, this fairytale-like adventure … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Word-Keeper – Veronica Del Valle

The Morgans and the Jewel of Bar-Ran – K.T. Dady

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Your world isn’t the only one that exists. There is another, a magical place called Bar-Ran, and it’s about to be destroyed unless the Morgan children can find the royal … Continue reading The Morgans and the Jewel of Bar-Ran – K.T. Dady

Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

  Here we go again, with my favourite books of the second half of 2019! As before, these are books that I read last year, regardless of publication date.  Also as before, my list is very fantasy heavy.  What can I say – it is a varied and fascinating genre and I love every subset! … Continue reading Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 1

  Another amazing reading year! I feel so incredibly lucky to be part of the book blogging community and to have made contacts with authors, bloggers and blog tour organisers that have all introduced to me to a wealth of literary riches this year. There have been far too many excellent books to limit myself … Continue reading Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 1

Nature-Girl Vs. Worst Nightmare – Rose McKinney & J.J. Barnes

  *I received (and edited) a free ARC of this story, with thanks to the authors.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb: Nature-Girl vs Worst Nightmare is the debut novel from six year old Rose McKinney, with just a smidge of help from her mother, author J.J. Barnes. Deep … Continue reading Nature-Girl Vs. Worst Nightmare – Rose McKinney & J.J. Barnes

Anne – Zarina Macha

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb:  ‘Are you okay, Mummy? Did Daddy hurt you again?’ Anne Mason’s childhood in Richmond emulates suburban bliss, with a wealthy father and a loving mother. But behind the polished windows, Anne’s … Continue reading Anne – Zarina Macha

A Pocketful of Stars – Aisha Bushby

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author and Amazon’s Vine Programme.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  This place is magic . . . but it's not the sort of magic that comes from wands and spells . . . Can piecing together … Continue reading A Pocketful of Stars – Aisha Bushby