Tag: Adventure

Jayben and the Golden Torch

Thomas Leeds. Hachette Children’s Group. (288p) ISBN 9781444968637 Another that I fancied the brief description on NetGalley and glad I persevered through a bout of […]

20th February 2023

The Wildstorm Curse

Eve Wersocki Morris. Hachette Children’s. (320p) ISBN 9781444963342 My first children’s book of the year does mean I’ve been a wee bit remise in reading […]

16th January 2023

Katharine Orton – Q&A

After gaining an English degree and an MA in creative writing, Katharine Orton worked for Barefoot Books in Bath before leaving to focus on her […]

25th November 2022

Bertie and the Alien Chicken

Jenny Pearson, Aleksei Bitskoff. Barrington Stoke. (120p) ISBN 9781800901810 I asked for this from NetGalley as I’ve always loved Barrington Stoke and what they stand […]

5th November 2022

Saving Neverland

Abi Elphinstone. Puffin Books. (320p) ISBN 9780241473320 It’s always a treat to read a book by Abi Elphinstone and doubly so when it involves Peter […]

5th November 2022

Midwinter Burning

Tanya Landman. Walker Books. (256p) ISBN 9781406397185 I loved Tanya’s previous books, especially Horse Boy, so was really pleased to get a chance to read […]

17th October 2022

Magic Keepers: Crystal Chaos

Linda Chapman, Hoang Giang. Little Tiger. (160p) ISBN 9781788954402 The first in a new series from Linda Chapman, and filled with really cute illustrations from […]

23rd September 2022


Katharine Orton. Walker Books. (320p) ISBN 9781529503296 This was such a brilliant book I finished it in a day, not even eating until I’d found […]

22nd September 2022

Into Goblyn Wood

Anna Kemp. Simon & Schuster. (320p) ISBN 9781398503830 Who doesn’t love the story of a badly treated orphan escaping the cruel orphanage and discovering their […]

17th September 2022