Children’s Book Review: A Kind of Spark by Elle McNicoll

Some books transcend age classification and A Kind of Spark by Elle McNicoll falls resolutely into this category. In this Own Voices novel, we follow 11-year-old Addie as she learns about the history of witch trials in her village and… View Post

10 of the Scariest Books for Halloween

People often ask us what should they read in October so we thought it would be fun to share our top ten scariest books for Halloween (or any time of the year for that matter!).  Most of these are unsettling… View Post

Audiobook Review: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

I follow Matt Haig on Twitter so I knew a little bit about The Midnight Library before it was released and was keen to read it. What I really like about Matt Haig’s writing style is that he has a… View Post

YA Book Review: The Mermaid, the Witch and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall

  I haven’t read any YA fantasy for a while so when Walker UK offered the chance to dive into an arc of The Mermaid, the Witch and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall, I decided to go for it. Aside… View Post

The Great Godden by Meg Rosoff Audiobook Review

If you’re looking for an audiobook with sweltering summer vibes then I urge you to dive into The Great Godden by Meg Rosoff. This compact coming-of-age story has a timeless quality that’s reminiscent of I Capture the Castle, We Were… View Post