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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Book Review: The Blue Salt Road by Joanne M. Harris

I’ve been on a mission to read more books by Joanne Harris ever since I attended one of her events at the Buxton Festival.  She’s a witty, wise woman and her literary range is incredible. …

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Book Review : Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss

I’ve seen many good things about Sarah Moss’s writing over the past year so when I spotted Ghost Wall on our bookshop travels, I had to add it to our collection.  To be honest, I…

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Mortal Engines Film Review – How Does it Compare to the Book?

Mortal Engines has played a fairly big part in my bookish life.  I produced the very first copy of the book when I worked as a Production Controller for Scholastic and can still picture the…

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Book Review: Malala’s Magic Pencil by Malala Yousafzai

If you know Malala Yousafzai’s story then you’ll understand why Malala’s Magic Pencil has led to a lot of questions in our house.  Malala wrote this picture book to share her harrowing and ultimately inspirational…

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