Cinders and Sparks 3: Goblins and Gold by Lindsey Kelk – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Cinders, her talking-dog, Sparks, a horse called Mouse, and Hansel (who accidentally – on purpose – ate some of a witch’s gingerbread house) continue their quest to find Fairyland. But even the bravest questers get hungry, and when the quartet stop at a market for lunch, calamity and chaos ensue.Cinders is kidnapped … Continue reading Cinders and Sparks 3: Goblins and Gold by Lindsey Kelk – Book Review

See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads A funny, luminous, utterly moving novel about a space-obsessed boy, his dog Carl Sagan, and a journey toward family, love, hope, and awe. 11-year-old Alex Petroski loves space and rockets, his mom, his brother, and his dog Carl Sagan-named for his hero, the real-life astronomer. All he wants is to launch his … Continue reading See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng – eARC Book Review

Top Ten Tuesday (28/04/2020) – Books I Wish I Had Read As a Child

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme that was originally created by The Broke and the Bookish but was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s topic is Books I Wish I Had Read As a … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday (28/04/2020) – Books I Wish I Had Read As a Child

The Lost Magician by Piers Torday – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads 'If you can imagine it, it exists ... somewhere'  The new spellbinding fantasy adventure from the bestselling, award-winning author of The Last Wild trilogy. 1945. They have survived the Blitz, but when Simon, Patricia, Evelyn and Larry step through a mysterious library door, it is the beginning of their most dangerous adventure yet. They … Continue reading The Lost Magician by Piers Torday – Book Review

Snowglobe by Amy Wilson – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads When daydreamer Clementine discovers a mysterious house standing in the middle of town that was never there before, she is pulled towards it by the powerful sense of a mother she never knew. The place is full of snowglobes, swirling with stars and snow and each containing a trapped magician, watched over … Continue reading Snowglobe by Amy Wilson – Book Review

We’re Not From Here by Geoff Rodkey – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Imagine being forced to move to a new planet where YOU are the alien!The first time I heard about Planet Choom, we'd been on Mars for almost a year. But life on the Mars station was grim, and since Earth was no longer an option (we may have blown it up), it … Continue reading We’re Not From Here by Geoff Rodkey – Book Review

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery (Translated by Katherine Woods) – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Moral allegory and spiritual autobiography, The Little Prince is the most translated book in the French language. With a timeless charm it tells the story of a little boy who leaves the safety of his own tiny planet to travel the universe, learning the vagaries of adult behaviour through a series of … Continue reading The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery (Translated by Katherine Woods) – Book Review

A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads You are about to read the true story of Father Christmas.It is a story that proves that nothing is impossible.If you are one of those people who believe that some things are impossible, you should put this book down right away. It is most certainly not for you.Because this book is FULL … Continue reading A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig – Book Review

‘Cinders and Sparks: Fairies in the Forest’ by Lindsey Kelk – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads In this second hilarious Cinders and Sparks adventure, our chaotic comedy duo head for Fairyland to find Cinders’s mother – and get more than they bargained for… Cinders and her talking dog Sparks are on the run, in the Deep Dark Forest, after Cinders performed magic at the castle and made everyone … Continue reading ‘Cinders and Sparks: Fairies in the Forest’ by Lindsey Kelk – Book Review

‘Cinders and Sparks: Magic at Midnight’ by Lindsey Kelk – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads A funked up, funny and fabulous twist on the Cinderella story for every reader of 7+ who loves Frozen and Shrek, by bestselling queen of comedy Lindsey Kelk. She will go to the ball. But nothing will go to plan… Cinders lives a boring life with her selfish stepsisters and grumpy stepmother. … Continue reading ‘Cinders and Sparks: Magic at Midnight’ by Lindsey Kelk – Book Review