Pages & Co: Tilly And The Bookwanderers by Anna James

The Blurb A captivating, curl-up-on-the-sofa debut about the magic of books and the power of the imagination. Since her mother’s disappearance, eleven-year-old Tilly has found comfort in stories at Pages & Co., her grandparents’ bookshop. But when her favourite characters, Anne of Green Gables and Alice from Wonderland, appear in the shop, Tilly’s adventures become … Continue reading Pages & Co: Tilly And The Bookwanderers by Anna James

Top Five Fictional Librarians & Booksellers by Anna James

It is my absolute pleasure to welcome Anna James to my blog today for my stop on the Pages & Co Blog Tour, talking about her favourite fictional librarians and booksellers...   Bookwandering is the ability to literally travel inside of books; but in the world of Pages & Co this can only happen inside … Continue reading Top Five Fictional Librarians & Booksellers by Anna James

The Black Amulet by J R Wallis

Cover illustration by Manuel Šumberac Having loved The Boy With One Name, I was delighted when ReadingZone asked me to review the second tale from the Badlands... Since their commencements, none of the three Badlanders have the life they had wanted. Thomas Gabriel’s magic is fading, and Ruby needs Jones for hers to work properly. … Continue reading The Black Amulet by J R Wallis

Storm Witch by Ellen Renner

With The Choosing looming, Storm knows her destiny is about to be revealed. Which of the four Elementals will claim her as her own, determining her future in Yanlin? Last to undertake the Choosing, Storm visits the shrines where her fear of not being chosen by any of the Elementals is replaced by a much … Continue reading Storm Witch by Ellen Renner

Warrior Boy by Virginia Clay

Cover illustration by Kerry Hyndman The Blurb... London schoolboy Ben is heading for Kenya to meet his Maasai  family. But how is an outsider like him going to fit in? When he meets his cousin Kip, he discovers they share more than he thought – if only Ben can keep up . . . Together, … Continue reading Warrior Boy by Virginia Clay

Where Do Ideas Come From? by Virginia Clay

Welcome to my stop on the Warrior Boy Blog Tour, and I’m delighted to welcome Virginia Clay to the blog to talk about where she gets her ideas from... Have you ever noticed that there are stock questions which people from outside your particular profession always ask? When I worked in the theatre, audiences were … Continue reading Where Do Ideas Come From? by Virginia Clay

Blood, Sweat and Tyres by Ellen Renner

I am delighted to welcome Ellen Renner to my blog today for my stop on the Storm Witch Blog Tour talking about the determination and perseverance it takes to achieve what you want in life... Being a writer is not about having an easy life: let’s just accept that and get it out of the … Continue reading Blood, Sweat and Tyres by Ellen Renner

The People Awards by Lily Murray, illustrated by Ana Albero

Roll out the red carpet and get set to explore the amazing achievements of people who have pursued their passions, pushed boundaries and changed the world. Find out who’s won The Brilliant Idea Awards, The Trailblazer Awards, The Creative Awards and many others, including my personal favourite, The One Voice Award. Celebrating the achievements of … Continue reading The People Awards by Lily Murray, illustrated by Ana Albero

The Stig Plays A Dangerous Game by Jon Clayton and Tim Lawler

Cover and internal illustrations by Kanako & Yuzuru The Blurb... The first in a fast-paced, funny series featuring The Stig: Top Gear's legendary racing driver. Sam Wheeler may be the new boy in Bunsfold, but he's got a feeling that all is not well either in the town or at Bunsfold High - and he's … Continue reading The Stig Plays A Dangerous Game by Jon Clayton and Tim Lawler