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Book Review: Franklin’s Flying Bookshop – Jen Campbell

Franklin's Flying Bookshop is a children's book with a suggested age range of 3-7-year-olds. However, it has been a long time since I was seven and I love this book. Franklin is a book-loving dragon who meets a book-loving girl called Luna - and there their adventures begin. I originally purchased Franklin's Flying Bookshop as… Continue reading Book Review: Franklin’s Flying Bookshop – Jen Campbell

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Book Review: The Music Box – Carbone & Gijé

Before I get into the review, can we all just take a moment to admire the stunning cover artwork for this book? Just look at it! I can't stop looking at it. OK, I'll drag myself away for a moment. The Music Box is a children's graphic novel by Carbone (script) and Gijé (artwork). This is… Continue reading Book Review: The Music Box – Carbone & Gijé

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Book Review: Lightness – Catherine Meurisse

Fly far, far away from this baneful miasma And purify yourself in the celestial air, Drink the ethereal fire of those limpid regions As you would the purest of heavenly nectars. Baudelaire - The Flowers of Evil, Elevation Review Lightness is a translation of Catherine Meurisse's 'La légèreté'. Originally published in French, this graphic memoir is… Continue reading Book Review: Lightness – Catherine Meurisse

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Book Review: The Benefits of Being an Octopus – Ann Braden

Review The Benefits of Being an Octopus (TBBO) follows Zoey, a 7th grader who is trying to survive Middle School but has more responsibilities than most adults. She tries to be invisible but when a teacher, Ms. Rochambeau, recognises part of herself in Zoey everything changes. TBBO is a relatively short read but packs in… Continue reading Book Review: The Benefits of Being an Octopus – Ann Braden

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Book Review: Vox – Christina Dalcher (in 100 words)

Imagine a modern world where women and girls are only allowed to speak 100 words per day and suffer dire consequences if they disobey. No work, no rights – and people disappear overnight. Vox issues a stark warning to those who do not use their voices to stand up for their beliefs. The book is… Continue reading Book Review: Vox – Christina Dalcher (in 100 words)

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Book Review: The Ascension of Melanie Winters

This week I was lucky enough to win not one, but two book giveaways on Twitter! The first of my wins is The Ascension of Melanie Winters by Holly Stockport. I was really chuffed to win the giveaway, not only because it’s great to win books but because I’m now getting to review a publication… Continue reading Book Review: The Ascension of Melanie Winters