Month: September 2022

Laura Laakso – Q&A

Laura is a Finn who has spent most of her adult life in England. She is currently living in Hertfordshire with her two dogs. Books […]

30th September 2022


Neal Shusterman. Walker Books. (432p) ISBN 9781529509540 I absolutely loved the Scythe series by Neal Shusterman and was sad to leave it at the end, […]

25th September 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

Fiona Barker – Q&A

Fiona is positively potty about picturebooks; reading them, writing them and talking about them. When writing, she longs for alliterative loveliness. When reading, she looks […]

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

How Not To Be A Vampire Slayer

Katy Birchall. Scholastic. (272p) ISBN 9780702307966 I’ve been really lucky with what I’ve picked up to read recently, really enjoying them all and gradually working […]

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

Louise Walters – Q&A

Louise Walters studied for a Literature degree with The Open University between 1998 and 2010. She took Creative Writing and Advanced Creative Writing courses during […]

16th September 2022

Hanging with Vampires

Insha Fitzpatrick, Lilla Bölecz. Quirk Books. (128p) ISBN 9781683693413 As part of my raid on anything spooky and creepy to read in September and October […]

13th September 2022

White as Witching

Katherine Buel. (268p) ISBN 9798845843753 I was so glad I asked for, and received this on NetGalley. One of the better fairy tale retellings I’ve […]

10th September 2022