Category: Book Reviews

Review: The Eleventh Trade

Review: The Eleventh Trade

A Wee Summary Sami is a 12-year-old refugee. He and his grandfather, Baba, left Afghanistan finding their ways through Iran, Turkey and Greece before finally ending up in Boston, USA. Sami’s Baba was a famous musician in Afghanistan, before the Taliban. Now, his Baba plays his rebab at T-train stations, busking for money to keep […]

Posted November 25, 2018


Blog Tour: Shadow of the Fox

Blog Tour: Shadow of the Fox

Blog Tour I’m delighted to be one of today’s stops on the Shadow of the Fox blog tour. Be sure to check out all of the other blogs involved! About Shadow of the Fox Yumeko is half-kitsune and lives with the monks in the Silent Winds Temple. It’s all she has ever known. While the […]

Posted November 21, 2018


Review: I’ll Be There For You

Review: I’ll Be There For You

My Relationship With ‘Friends‘ I remember being at school when everyone started talking about this amazing new TV show, Friends. If memory serves, Friday, Channel 4, 9pm. I actually used to watch it at my friend’s house in the beginning, that’s where I was introduced to it properly. His older sister used to let me […]

Posted November 17, 2018


Review: The Dark Vault

Review: The Dark Vault

The Archived Series Is Finally Published In The UK! My love of V. E. Schwab’s work is no secret to frequent readers of the blog, followers on Twitter, anyone who knows me… and frankly to complete strangers too! So you might be surprised to hear that, until now, I hadn’t read any of her work […]

Posted November 13, 2018


Review: Dry

Review: Dry

A Wee Summary There’s a drought in Southern California and, despite efforts to limit the use of water, the taps have run dry. Alyssa (16) and her family find themselves at the centre of the ‘Tap-Out”. When her parents go in search of water and fail to return, Alyssa and her younger brother, Garrett (10) […]

Posted November 7, 2018


Review: Girls of Paper and Fire

Review: Girls of Paper and Fire

About Girls of Paper and Fire In the Asian-inspired country of Ikhara there are three castes Paper – human, and the lowest, most persecuted class. Steel – human with part animal-demon qualities and features. Moon – fully demon with wholly animal-demon features.   The Demon King who rules over Ikhara from his throne in The […]

Posted November 3, 2018


Review: Bridge of Clay

Review: Bridge of Clay

It’s been a long wait for a new book from Markus Zusak, author of The Book Thief. The time has come though with Bridge of Clay, and it’s been worth the wait. Bridge of Clay tells the story of the Dunbar family – 5 boys who have lost their mother and father and are raising […]

Posted October 11, 2018


Review: A Blade So Black

Review: A Blade So Black

I’m pretty unsure as to how I feel about A Blade So Black. I think I wanted to enjoy it much more than I actually did. A Wee Summary Alice is a teenage girl living in Atlanta. Following the death of her father, Alice finds herself acquainted with Addison Hatta, a GateKeeper to Wonderland. Hatta […]

Posted September 29, 2018