Glass Coffin – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Farrago. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: The tyrannous Huntsmen have declared everyone in one village to be outlaws, since they insist on supporting the magical beings of neighbouring Darkwood. Why won’t they accept that magic is … Continue reading Glass Coffin – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

Blight Marked – Josh Erikson

*I proof-read this novel and received a free ARC of the final book, with no obligation to review at all.  This review is unbiased and represents my own personal opinions.* Blurb: Becoming a target is never great, but it’s a little worse when the people trying to kill you are technically the good guys. Gabe escaped … Continue reading Blight Marked – Josh Erikson

The Stranger Times – C.K. McDonnell

*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: There are dark forces at work in our world (and in Manchester in particular), so thank God The Stranger Times is on hand to report them . . … Continue reading The Stranger Times – C.K. McDonnell

Such Big Teeth – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Farrago. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: If you go down to the woods today, be sure of a big surprise. The Battle of Nearby Village is over, and deep in the Darkwood, Gretel and her friends … Continue reading Such Big Teeth – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

Blog Tour: Premeditated Myrtle & How to Get Away with Myrtle – Elizabeth C. Bunce

*I received free copy of these books with thanks to the author and Kelly Doyle at Algonquin Young Readers. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* I am utterly thrilled to be part of the blog tour for Elizabeth C. Bunce's Myrtle Hardcastle series, and to share my thoughts with you on Books 1 and 2 … Continue reading Blog Tour: Premeditated Myrtle & How to Get Away with Myrtle – Elizabeth C. Bunce

The Thursday Murder Club – Richard Osman

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Viking Books UK / Penguin Random House and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet up once a week to investigate unsolved murders. But when a … Continue reading The Thursday Murder Club – Richard Osman

Fate Lashed – Josh Erikson

  *I beta read this novel and received a free ARC in exchange for an honest review.  This review is unbiased and represents my own personal opinions.*   Blurb:   Some heroes are born, some are made, and some are willing to fake it if the pay is good. Gabe abandoned life as a conman after the … Continue reading Fate Lashed – Josh Erikson

Deeplight – Frances Hardinge

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Macmillan Children’s Books. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   The gods of the Myriad were as real as the coastlines and currents, and as merciless as the winds and whirlpools. Then one day they rose up and … Continue reading Deeplight – Frances Hardinge

Scars Like Wings – Erin Stewart

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Simon & Schuster and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Everyone has scars. Some are just easier to see ... 16-year-old Ava Lee is heading back to school one year after a house fire left her severely … Continue reading Scars Like Wings – Erin Stewart

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