Catch-Up Quickies 2

First a quick explanation! Due to some severe health issues over the last few years, and a lingering chronic condition, my planned review schedule went right out of the window and I have been scrabbling ever since to get it back on track. In my latest attempt to try to regain some lost ground, I … Continue reading Catch-Up Quickies 2

Catch-Up Quickies!

First a quick explanation! Due to some severe health issues over the last few years, and a lingering chronic condition, my planned review schedule went right out of the window and I have been scrabbling ever since to get it back on track. In my latest attempt to try to regain some lost ground, I … Continue reading Catch-Up Quickies!

The Underground Toy Society – Jessica D. Adams

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Do your kids have too many toys and won't clean their rooms? The Underground Toy Society helps lost, lonely, and forgotten toys find new homes while inspiring kids to keep their … Continue reading The Underground Toy Society – Jessica D. Adams

The Hard Blokes of Sparta: The Daemon in the Basement – Jamie Brindle

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Monsters. Daemons. Dragons. Spartans? The Hard Blokes of Sparta are gaining a reputation as high-class adventures-for-hire, always willing to lend a magically-strengthened hand in the monster-slaying department…for a fair price, of course. … Continue reading The Hard Blokes of Sparta: The Daemon in the Basement – Jamie Brindle

Blog Tour: Pixeldust – T.K. Arispe

*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: Maria Elena thought she’d sworn off gaming forever. But she hates her new internship, so her brother Balt convinces her to play Heroes of Avonell, a cutting-edge … Continue reading Blog Tour: Pixeldust – T.K. Arispe

Blog Tour: Monster Max and the Bobble Hat of Forgetting – Robin Bennett

*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: Max is an unusual 9-year-old. He can turn himself into a huge, bin- eating monster by BURPING. Being a monster is brilliant, unless he sneezes (which turns … Continue reading Blog Tour: Monster Max and the Bobble Hat of Forgetting – Robin Bennett

Time to be Gonagain – A.J. Farrelly

*I edited this novel, but purchased my own copy of the final book, with my very own money.  This review is unbiased and represents my personal opinions.* Blurb: On the run-down trading airship, The Reliant, rule number one is that no one gets left behind. So why is it that Captain Oisín Gonagain seems to … Continue reading Time to be Gonagain – A.J. Farrelly

The Hatmakers – Tamzin Merchant

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Puffin – Random House UK and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: The first adventure in a spellbinding new magical world. Cordelia comes from a long line of magical milliners, who weave alchemy and enchantment into every hat. In … Continue reading The Hatmakers – Tamzin Merchant

Curse of the Night Witch – Alex Aster

*I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Sourcebooks Kids - Jabberwocky and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: On Emblem Island all are born knowing their fate. Their lifelines show the course of their life and an emblem dictates how they will spend it. Twelve-year-old Tor … Continue reading Curse of the Night Witch – Alex Aster

The Ship’s Carpenter – David Stockman

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb:  In late summer 1742, shipwright Abraham Robinson leaves London to work at France's great shipyard in Brest where his life changes dramatically. There he falls in love with Yvette, only to … Continue reading The Ship’s Carpenter – David Stockman