Book Review – You Only Live Once by Jess Vallance

The start of a hilarious new teen series for fans of Geek Girl. Gracie Dart has always worked hard and she's got a wall covered with revision timetables and French verbs to prove it. But now GCSEs are behind her and she suddenly starts to think: what was the POINT of it all? When Gracie … Continue reading Book Review – You Only Live Once by Jess Vallance

Book Review – The Thorn Queen by Elise Holland

Welcome to Glendoch! Hidden to most, this glacial world once crackled with alchemy. Now it waits for war—divided and bound by strict rules. So when twelve-year-old Meylyne falls from a tree onto Glendoch’s sickly prince, she must flee or face imprisonment in the Shadow-Cellars. The only way she may return home is with a cure … Continue reading Book Review – The Thorn Queen by Elise Holland

Book Review – Peril in Paris by Katherine Woodfine

ALL ABOARD THE TRAIN TO PARIS! It’s 1911, and the young detectives of TAYLOR & ROSE are turning their talents to ESPIONAGE. On a case for the mysterious SECRET SERVICE BUREAU, the daring MISS SOPHIE TAYLOR and MISS LILIAN ROSE must leave London for the boulevards and grand hotels of Paris. But DANGER lurks beneath … Continue reading Book Review – Peril in Paris by Katherine Woodfine

Unboxing – August Fairyloot – Mutinous Pirates

Mutinous Pirates.  What a theme! I knew it was one for me. In the box there was: Why is the Rum Gone? water bottle by KDP Letters, with a fairyloot fabric bag Prince Elian candle by Nerd Poured Candles, inspired by To Kill a Kingdom Pirate Wax Seal Sweet Pear Sugar Scrub Soap by Geeky … Continue reading Unboxing – August Fairyloot – Mutinous Pirates

Book Review – The Epic Crush of Genie Lo by F C Yee

She annihilates standardized tests and the bad guys. Genie Lo is one among droves of Ivy-hopeful overachievers in her sleepy Bay Area suburb. You know, the type who wins. When she’s not crushing it at volleyball or hitting the books, Genie is typically working on how to crack the elusive Harvard entry code. But when … Continue reading Book Review – The Epic Crush of Genie Lo by F C Yee

Book Review – Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson

Ellingham Academy is a famous private school in Vermont for the brightest thinkers, inventors, and artists. It was founded by Albert Ellingham, an early twentieth century tycoon, who wanted to make a wonderful place full of riddles, twisting pathways, and gardens. “A place,” he said, “where learning is a game.” Shortly after the school opened, … Continue reading Book Review – Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson