Strong Like the Sea – Wendy Swore

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Shadow Mountain Publishing and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Even though twelve-year-old Alexis was born in Hawaii, she won’t surf or swim with her friends—not since the ocean and its hidden creatures swept her out to … Continue reading Strong Like the Sea – Wendy Swore

Blog Tour: Witches Aren’t Wicked – Hannah Baldwin

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and to Stuart Debar of SRL Publishing.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Six witches, six perspectives, one coven. In the Delgosi Isles, magic was outlawed for witches years ago, and the girls want nothing more than to … Continue reading Blog Tour: Witches Aren’t Wicked – Hannah Baldwin

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

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

Blog Tour: Wicked Writing Skills – 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: Writing is like a spell. It can melt hearts and fry brains, twisting and turning as the magic works. Want the world to fall at your feet, … Continue reading Blog Tour: Wicked Writing Skills – Lexi Rees

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 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

James Rhyder and the Cave of Dreams -David S. Brooks

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb:  Twelve-year-old James Rhyder is being hunted by people from a hidden world he never knew existed. Unlike most people his age, James doesn’t dream at night of becoming a hero. Rather, … Continue reading James Rhyder and the Cave of Dreams -David S. Brooks

The Myrtle Hardcastle Mystery Series – Elizabeth C. Bunce

I am lucky enough to be on the Algonquin Young Readers blog tour for this series, starting on 4th October, but thought you might like a little sneak peak at the books prior to my review on 10th October! Twelve-year-old Myrtle Hardcastle has a passion for justice and a Highly Unconventional obsession with criminal science. … Continue reading The Myrtle Hardcastle Mystery Series – Elizabeth C. Bunce

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