Blurb: Who are you? What's your identity? How can you take action against racism? Learn about identities, true histories, and anti-racism work in 20 carefully laid-out chapters. This book is written so young people will feel empowered to stand up to the adults in their lives. This book will give them the language and ability to … Continue reading Review: This Book is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell
Review: Unipiggle: Mermaid Mayhem by Hannah Shaw
I was sent a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Blurb: Unipiggle and Princess Pea are so excited to be on HOLIDAY! They can't wait to build sandcastles and explore the magical underwater town, Mermaid Springs. But then the King is swept away in a WHIRLPOOL. The mermaids think he has … Continue reading Review: Unipiggle: Mermaid Mayhem by Hannah Shaw
My Favourite End Papers!
If there's anything I love more than pretty covers and sprayed edges, it's gorgeous end papers. Whenever I come across a new hardback or an exclusive edition, I'll always take a peak inside to see the end papers. They're often an overlooked aspect of a book's design but one I feel is extra special as … Continue reading My Favourite End Papers!
Review: Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam
Blurb: Amal Shahid has always been an artist and a poet. But even in his diverse art school, because of a biased system he's seen as disruptive and unmotivated. Then, one fateful night, an altercation in a gentrifying neighbourhood escalates into tragedy. 'Boys just being boys' turns out to only be true when those boys are … Continue reading Review: Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam
Monthly TBR: July 2021!
For the past few months I've been setting myself lists of books that I'm planning to read... to varying degrees of success. June's TBR started off really well but tailed off in a mighty reading slump that meant I only read three of the seven books I had planned! I've just about pulled myself out … Continue reading Monthly TBR: July 2021!
Review: News Hounds: The Puppy Problem by Laura James
I was sent a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Blurb: Gizmo is a city dog, so when he moves to the village of Puddle with his journalist human he doesn't know WHAT to expect. Certainly not FLOWERS. Or BEES. And he couldn't have even imagined MUD. Luckily he's got Jilly, … Continue reading Review: News Hounds: The Puppy Problem by Laura James
The ABC Book Challenge – B!
B– I’ve seen this challenge floating around for a little while now and thought why not give it a go myself! This feel like a great way of cataloguing some of the truly memorable books that I’ve read over the years in one place. I'm back again with the next letter in the alphabet to … Continue reading The ABC Book Challenge – B!
Review: Space Detectives by Mark Powers
I was sent a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Blurb: Dog lost in space? Grown an extra head and don't know why? Pocket money stolen by a green blob? You need the Space Detectives! Connor and Ethan are spending their summer holidays aboard the world's first orbiting city, Starville (basically … Continue reading Review: Space Detectives by Mark Powers
Blog Tour: Mirrorland by Carole Johnstone!
If you’re in the market for a twisty bit of summer reading, look no further! Take a step into the Mirrorland in this chilling thriller and uncover the secrets that have been long buried... Huge thanks, as always, go to Dave at The Write Reads for the opportunity to be part of this particularly exciting #UltimateBlogTour! Blurb: No. … Continue reading Blog Tour: Mirrorland by Carole Johnstone!
Review: A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J Maas
Blurb: Feyre will bring vengeance. She has left the Night Court - and her High Lord - and is playing a deadly game of deceit. Her former lover Tamlin is making deals with Feyre's enemies and she is determined to uncover his plans. But can she make him believe she has come back to him when … Continue reading Review: A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J Maas