Tag: Young Adult

The Luminaries

Susan Dennard. Daphne Press. (288p) ISBN 9781837840007 Another book I received from NetGalley at the end of last year, thinking I’d dip my toe back […]

21st January 2023

Emma Whitehall – Q&A

Today we have a Q&A session with Emma Whitehall, a bookseller for the bound in Whitley Bay, who has her debut novel Clockwork Magpie coming […]

28th January 2022

La Belle Sauvage

Philip Pullman. Penguin. (592p) ISBN 9780241365854 I’ve had the special edition of La Belle Sauvage with the Lynx daemon sat on my shelves since it […]

29th July 2021


Christina Dalcher. HarperCollins. (400p) ISBN 9780008300678 I was so late to the VOX party amongst my colleagues, and I have no idea why? It hits […]

25th July 2021

The Power

Naomi Alderman. Penguin Books. (352p) ISBN 9780670919963 Naomi Alderman’s novel ‘The Power’ is a well-deserved winner of the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction 2017. Naomi […]

24th July 2021


Neal Schusterman. Walker Books. (448p) ISBN 9781406379242 Scythe is set not far into our(?) future where death has been conquered. Want to look and feel […]

20th July 2021

Mortal Engines

Philip Reeve. Scholastic UK. (336p) ISBN 9781407152134 From the moment you start reading Mortal Engines it pulls you along at a furious pace through a […]

9th July 2021

The Owl Service

Alan Garner. HarperCollins. (240p) ISBN 9780007127894 A children’s classic that has passed me by, along with so many others. It was reading Bookworm by Lucy […]

2nd July 2021


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 […]

29th June 2021