REVIEW: Bloodlust and Bonnets – Emily McGovern

Author: Emily McGovern (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Simon and Schuster Genre: Graphic novel, satirical historical fantasy The year is 1820, and bored young debutante Lucy knows there must be more to life than embroidery and engagements - no matter how eligible the bachelor might be. Some bachelors, she has discovered, are less 'eligible' than they are … Continue reading REVIEW: Bloodlust and Bonnets – Emily McGovern

REVIEW: Legendary – Stephanie Garber

Author: Stephanie Garber (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Genre: Young Adult, fantasy, romance See Also: Caraval After being swept up in the magical world of Caraval, Donatella Dragna has finally escaped her father and saved her sister Scarlett from a disastrous arranged marriage. The girls should be celebrating, but Tella isn't yet free. She … Continue reading REVIEW: Legendary – Stephanie Garber

REVIEW: Tuesday Mooney Wore Black – Kate Racculia

Author: Kate Racculia (website / twitter) UK Publisher: HarperCollins Genre: Murder mystery, Gothic satire You are cordially invited to play a game… Tuesday Mooney loves a puzzle. So when an eccentric billionaire drops dead, leaving behind a fiendish treasure hunt – open to anyone – to his fortune, Tuesday can’t resist. Although she works best alone, she soon … Continue reading REVIEW: Tuesday Mooney Wore Black – Kate Racculia

REVIEW: Trail of Lightning – Rebecca Roanhorse

Author: Rebecca Roanhorse (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Genre: Fantasy While most of the world has drowned beneath the sudden rising waters of a climate apocalypse, Dinétah (formerly the Navajo reservation) has been reborn. The gods and heroes of legend walk the land, but so do monsters. Maggie Hoskie is a Dinétah … Continue reading REVIEW: Trail of Lightning – Rebecca Roanhorse

REVIEW: Battle Beyond the Dolestars (Battlestar Suburbia #2) – Chris McCrudden

Author: Chris McCrudden (twitter) UK Publisher: Farrago Genre: Science Fiction, Comedy See Also: Battlestar Suburbia Time for the Machine Republic to Kurl Up and Dye It’s a year since the Battlestar Suburbia broke free from Earth and the human rebellion is hiding out in the asteroid belt. Their leader, Admiral Janice, is assembling a fleet she … Continue reading REVIEW: Battle Beyond the Dolestars (Battlestar Suburbia #2) – Chris McCrudden

REVIEW: The Perfect Dress – Louisa Leaman

Author: Louisa Leaman (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Transworld Genre: Contemporary romance fiction Fran’s wedding dress shop isn’t like any other. A treasure trove of history, filled with gowns from every decade for every type of bride. But not as you’d expect. Something bold for the shy and retiring. Something simple for the woman who is unafraid to … Continue reading REVIEW: The Perfect Dress – Louisa Leaman

REVIEW: Battlestar Suburbia – Chris McCrudden

Author: Chris McCrudden (twitter) UK Publisher: Farrago Genre: Science Fiction, Comedy In space, no one can hear you clean… When Darren’s charge-cart gets knocked off the Earth-to-Mars highway and lost in space forever, he thinks his day can’t get any worse. When Kelly sees Darren accidentally short-circuit a talking lamppost, and its camera captures her face as it … Continue reading REVIEW: Battlestar Suburbia – Chris McCrudden

REVISITED: First Term At Malory Towers – Enid Blyton

Author: Enid Blyton (website) UK Publisher: Hachette Children's Group Genre: Children's books Darrell Rivers is off to boarding school for the first time. She quickly settles down and makes new friends, including the clever and mischievous Alicia, who delights the form with her practical jokes. But the first term is not all fun and Darrell has … Continue reading REVISITED: First Term At Malory Towers – Enid Blyton