Tag: Unlucky 13!

We’re in the full swing of spooky season so what better time to do a book tag post that revolves around perhaps the most unlucky number, 13?! I found this tag over on The Scarlet Reader and couldn't resist! (I did add a few more questions to round them up to thirteen, just for fun). … Continue reading Tag: Unlucky 13!

Review: Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen McManus

Blurb: Echo Ridge is reeling. This picturesque town, nestled near the Canadian border, experienced its first tragic loss in 1995 when high-school senior Sarah Corcoran vanished while walking home from the library. Then five years ago, homecoming queen Lacey Kilduff was found dead in the aptly named Murderland Halloween park. Now, the killer claims to be … Continue reading Review: Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen McManus

Review: Kisscut by Karin Slaughter

TW: discussion of child abuse and rape Blurb: When a teenage quarrel in the small town of Heartsdale explodes into a deadly shoot-out, Sara Linton - paediatrician and medical examiner - finds herself entangled in a horrific tragedy. And what seems at first to be a terrible but individual catastrophe proves to have wider implications when … Continue reading Review: Kisscut by Karin Slaughter

Black History Month: Kid’s Reading Recommendations!

If you've been following my Twitter account for a while, you'll know that I work on the Children's floor of a bookshop. It's brilliant job for several reasons, one of which is being able to make recommendations for young readers! This really comes into play when we celebrate events like Black History Month and it's … Continue reading Black History Month: Kid’s Reading Recommendations!

Review: What Would Boudicca Do? by E. Foley and B. Coates

Blurb: Modern life can be troublesome. There is only so much mansplaining, body shaming, playing 'nice' and being underestimated that a girl can take. In What Would Boudicca Do? we turn to the most celebrated women from history for advice; those sisters who were pioneers in science, politics, the arts and generally getting stuff done. With … Continue reading Review: What Would Boudicca Do? by E. Foley and B. Coates