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Kid Normal and the Rogue Heroes
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Kid Normal and the Rogue Heroes

Greg James, Chris Smith. Bloomsbury. (416p) ISBN 9781408884553 In Kid Normal and the Rogue Heroes we follow Murph, Hilda, Nellie, Mary and Billy in the continuing adventures of the Super Zeroes against an even greater danger than that wasp guy, you know the one. Another well written and funny book by Greg James and Chris …

The Girl with the Shark's Teeth
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The Girl with the Shark’s Teeth

Cerrie Burnell. Oxford University Press. (240p) ISBN 9780192767547 I’ve read and enjoyed some of Cerrie Burnell’s book for younger readers (as have the younger people that I read them with and to) and was looking forward to reading this Middle Grade outing. The adventure in The Girl with the Shark’s Teeth centres around Minnow’s search …

Thunderhead
Book Review

Thunderhead

Neal Shusterman. Walker Books. (528p) ISBN 9781406379532 Now, it’s not unknown but it’s rare, very rare that I rate a sequel higher than the first book in a series, but I really loved Thunderhead, the sequel to Scythe by Neal Shusterman. We follow on from the incidents in the first book and see where Rowan …

Mordew
Journal

Books for July 2021

Getting back into blogging about books now that I’ve had a few moments of clarity on my projects and got quite a bit going on them. It also seems that I’ve started reading at a reasonable pace once more, mainly middle grade but it’s a start. I’ve been working away solidly at the Indie Publisher …

Otherland
Book Review

Otherland

Louie Stowell. Nosy Crow. (224p) ISBN 9781788000468 As you may have noticed recently I’ve bemoaned the fact that I couldn’t settle down to read anything and I was finding it more and more frustrating as it went on, I eventually thought ‘why not go back to the fun of middle grade?’ The first pick on …

The Haunting of Hill House
Book Review

The Haunting of Hill House

Shirley Jackson. Penguin. (256p) ISBN 9780141191447 I’ve been having a lot of difficulty reading lately and it had gotten to the stage where I couldn’t even choose a book to read. So I left it up to the exquisite taste of my followers of my Twitter account to help me choose. They came up with …