Book Review – The Girl with the Dragon Heart by Stephanie Burgis

Once upon a time, in a beautiful city famous for chocolate and protected by dragons, there was a girl so fearless that she dared to try to tell the greatest story of all: the truth. Silke has always been good at spinning the truth and storytelling. So good that just years after arriving as a … Continue reading Book Review – The Girl with the Dragon Heart by Stephanie Burgis

Book Review – Queenslayer by Sebastien De Castell

The fifth book in the page-turning SPELLSLINGER fantasy series. Kellen and Reichis have just finished fighting a duel in the desert when Kellen inadvertently smears blood on the Daroman flag - an act of treason for which the Marshals have no choice but to arrest him. Just before he's put before the Queen to be … Continue reading Book Review – Queenslayer by Sebastien De Castell

Book Review – I Was Born For This by Alice Oseman

For Angel Rahimi, life is only about one thing: The Ark – a pop-rock trio of teenage boys who are currently taking the world by storm. Being part of The Ark’s fandom has given her everything – her friendships, her dreams, her place in the world. Jimmy Kaga-Ricci owes everything to The Ark too. He’s … Continue reading Book Review – I Was Born For This by Alice Oseman

Book Review – An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. When Laia’s grandparents are brutally murdered and her brother arrested for treason by the empire, the only people she has left to turn to are the rebels. But in exchange for their help in saving her brother, they demand that Laia spy on the ruthless Commandant … Continue reading Book Review – An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

Book Review – The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart by Stephanie Burgis

Aventurine is the fiercest, bravest dragon there is. And she's ready to prove it to her family by leaving the safety of their mountain cave and capturing the most dangerous prey of all: a human. But when the human she finds tricks her into drinking enchanted hot chocolate, Aventurine is transformed into a puny human … Continue reading Book Review – The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart by Stephanie Burgis

Book Review – Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

'In an ancient city by the sea, three sisters - a maiden, a mother, and a crone - are drawing maps by candlelight. Sombre, with piercing grey eyes, they are the three Fates, and every map is a human life...' Stepsister takes up where Cinderella's tale ends. We meet Isabelle, the younger of Cinderella's two … Continue reading Book Review – Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

Book Review – Stargazing for Beginners by Jenny McLachlan

Science geek Meg is left to look after her little sister for ten days after her free-spirited mum leaves suddenly to follow up yet another of her Big Important Causes. But while Meg may understand how the universe was formed, baby Elsa is a complete mystery to her. And Mum’s disappearance has come at the … Continue reading Book Review – Stargazing for Beginners by Jenny McLachlan