Book Review: The Library Book – Susan Orlean

My thoughts on a meticulously researched book by Susan Orlean, author of The Orchid Thief.

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Book Review: Guardians of the Wild Unicorns – Lindsay Littleson

Title: Guardians of the Wild UnicornsAuthor: Lindsay LittlesonPublisher: KelpiesPublication date: 21st February 2019 Synopsis ‘Across the moor galloped a huge dark beast; a heavily muscled horse with a gleaming, rippling black mane. The animal reared up, its hooves cutting the sky, its silken tail streaming like a banner. Its spiralled horn glinted in the sun.’ Lewis is cold, wet and […]

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Blog Tour and Book Review: The Year After You – Nina de Pass

Synopsis On New Years Eve in San Francisco, Cara is in a deadly car crash. Incredibly, she survives, but her best friend Georgina is not so lucky. Consumed by guilt and grief, Cara is sent to a Swiss boarding school by her mother, believing it will be the fresh start Cara needs. But Cara knows […]

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Book Review: The Star-spun Web – Sinéad O’Hart

Title: The Star-spun WebAuthor: Sinéad O’HartPublisher: Stripes (Little Tiger)Publication date: 7th February 2019 Synopsis With her passion for scientific experimentation and her pet tarantula Violet, Tess de Sousa is no ordinary orphan. When a stranger shows up at Ackerbee’s Home for Lost and Foundlings, claiming to be a distant relative come to adopt her, Tess […]

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Mini Book Review: Two Can Keep A Secret – Karen M. McManus

Title: Two Can Keep A SecretAuthor: Karen M. McManusPublisher: Penguin BooksPublication date: Out now Synopsis 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 […]

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Book Review: The Binding – Bridget Collins

The Binding - Bridget Collins

Title: The BindingAuthor: Bridget CollinsPublisher: Borough Press, HarperCollinsPublication date: Out now Synopsis Emmett Farmer is working in the fields when a letter arrives summoning him to begin an apprenticeship. He will work for a Bookbinder, a vocation that arouses fear, superstition and prejudice – but one neither he nor his parents can afford to refuse.He […]

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