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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: 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: 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


Review: City of Ghosts

Review: City of Ghosts

A Wee (Non-Spoiler) Summary Cassidy Blake lives in upstate New York with her cat, Grim, and her parents who are authors. She loves photography and carries her retro film camera with her everywhere she goes. Case isn’t one of the popular kids at school, but she does have a best friend called Jacob who she […]

Posted September 6, 2018


Review: Jar of Hearts

Review: Jar of Hearts

A Wee Summary Jar of HeartsĀ opens in the midst of a trial; executive Georgina Shaw, Geo, is giving evidence relating to the death of her childhood best friend, Angela Wong, 14 years ago, when they were just 16 years old. Angela’s remains had been hidden all these years. Now Geo’s teenage boyfriend, Calvin James, is […]

Posted August 14, 2018


Review: Shatila Stories

Review: Shatila Stories

How The Book Came About I was a bit late in finding Shatila Stories, discovering it on its publication day rather than during the Kickstarter campaign to support the publication of this book. Commissioned by Peirene Press, Shatila Stories is a work of collaborative fiction created by nine Syrian and Palestinian refugees who reside in […]

Posted August 8, 2018