Owl And The Lost Boy by Amy Wilson

Publication Date: 15 October 2020 Normally, I'd start with the blurb, followed by the review, but let's be honest... who wants to read that when you can just watch Amy talk about the fae characters in her stunning books, A Girl Called Owl and Owl And The Lost Boy, and enjoy a reading! You can … Continue reading Owl And The Lost Boy by Amy Wilson

The Griffin Gate by Vashti Hardy, illustrated by Natalie Smillie

Publication Date: 01 October 2020 The Blurb For years Grace's family have been wardens of the Griffin map, using its teleport technology to help people and fight crime across the land of Moreland. At thirteen, Grace is too young become a warden, but she longs to go on missions herself. After all, if her brother … Continue reading The Griffin Gate by Vashti Hardy, illustrated by Natalie Smillie

The Accidental Wizard by Kimberly Pauley, illustrated by Jason Cockcroft

Publication Date: 3 September 2020 The Blurb A raucously funny middle grade adventure for fans of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman… Twig is the last surviving apprentice of the great wizard Ripplemintz, which, as a job, is just as terrifying as it sounds. Oh Ripplemintz always means well, but for a wizard of such high regard he really does make an awful lot … Continue reading The Accidental Wizard by Kimberly Pauley, illustrated by Jason Cockcroft

Words by J.R.Wallis

I'm delighted to welcome J.R. Wallis to my blog today to celebrate the launch of the third book in The Badlands Trilogy. Do make sure you check out my book review to see day 3 of J.R. reading from The Book Of Mysteries! We’re really lucky with the English language that we have so many … Continue reading Words by J.R.Wallis

The Book Of Mysteries by J.R. Wallis

Publication Date: 28 May 2020 The Blurb Welcome to the Badlands ... a hidden part of our world full of creatures which most people think exist only in fairy tales and nightmares.Ruby is trying to change the future. Her fate is in the hands of the council as they prepare to decide once and for all … Continue reading The Book Of Mysteries by J.R. Wallis

Roxy & Jones: The Great Fairytale Cover-Up by Angela Woolfe

Publication Date: 7 May 2020 The Blurb A hilarious modern fairy-tale mash-up set in a world in which witches are real, magic is real and fairy tales are not only real ... but recent history. Once Upon a Modern Time, in the city of Rexopolis, in the Kingdom of Illustria, lived twelve-year-old Roxy Humperdinck, half-sister … Continue reading Roxy & Jones: The Great Fairytale Cover-Up by Angela Woolfe

The Vigilante Tooth Fairy by B.B. Taylor

Publication Date: 12 March 2020 The Blurb Children have stopped believing in magic, no longer leaving their teeth out for the fairies. No teeth, no magic, and no more fairies! Time is rapidly running out. Enter one little fairy ... Mouse. Always told she’s too small to be a tooth fairy she decides to take … Continue reading The Vigilante Tooth Fairy by B.B. Taylor

Evernight by Ross MacKenzie

Publication Date: 6 February 2020 The Blurb Thousands of years ago, the Evernight came to the Silver Kingdom and turned everything to darkness and chaos. It was only defeated thanks to the skill and bravery of the Witches. But now the Evernight is about to return, released by the evil Mrs Hester, and the only … Continue reading Evernight by Ross MacKenzie

The Maker Of Monsters by Lorraine Gregory

I am a huge fan of Lorraine Gregory - her debut, Mold And The Poison Plot is one of my favourite middle grade books, so it’s felt like a very long wait for book two, but ohhhh, was it worth it... Cover illustration by Meg Hunt Brat lives in the isolated castle serving Lord Macawber, … Continue reading The Maker Of Monsters by Lorraine Gregory

A Witch Come True by James Nicol

The Blurb… The war is over and Arianwyn has discovered the secret of the quiet glyphs, but her troubles are far from over. Her day-to-day work as Lull’s witch is tricky enough: winter has set in, bringing bad weather, ice imps and befuddling Yule traditions. But when Arianwyn’s grandmother is abducted by the traitor on … Continue reading A Witch Come True by James Nicol