YA Book Review: The Quiet at the End of the World by Lauren James

The Quiet at the End of the World by Lauren James is a YA dystopian told from the perspective of Lowrie, one of the youngest people on Earth.  Cared for by elderly parents, she lives…

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Children’s Book Review: The Boy Who Flew by Fleur Hitchcock

Athan Wilde dreams of flight. When his friend, Mr Chen, is murdered, Athan must rescue the flying machine they were building together and stop it falling into the wrong hands. But keeping the machine safe…

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Book Review: How Long ’til Black Future Month? by N.K. Jemisin

How Long ’til Black Future Month? written by three times Hugo Award winner N.K. Jemisin, has been one of my most-awaited books of 2019.  When I read her Broken Earth trilogy in 2017, it immediately…

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Children’s Book Review: On the Origin of Species Retold by Sabina Radeva

If you’re planning to invest in one children’s non-fiction title for this year then On the Origin of Species retold by Sabina Radeva needs to be on your shortlist. This gorgeous illustrated book explains Charles…

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Book Review: Melmoth by Sarah Perry

I’m always attracted to ghost stories in the winter so Melmoth by Sarah Perry was one of my first choices for January.  I’d heard glimmers of mixed reviews on Bookstagram but I decided not to…

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