Children’s Book Review: The Dragon in the Library by Louie Stowell

* Sponsored Kit can’t STAND reading. She’d MUCH rather be outside, playing games and getting muddy, than stuck inside with a book. But when she’s dragged along to the library one day by her two best friends, she makes an…

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Book Review: The Wall by John Lanchester

Tales of dark futures seem to be finding their way to me this year. I hadn’t heard of The Wall by John Lanchester until I stumbled across it while at work. The scarily relevant blurb put me in two minds…

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Book Review: The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton is an easy novel to sum up superficially, but on paper it’s as complicated and compelling as they come. A mash-up of Agatha Christie, Shirley Jackson, Quantum Leap and Groundhog Day,…

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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 in a ruined London with…

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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 puts his family in terrible…

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