REVIEW: Would Like To Meet – Rachel Winters

Author: Rachel Winters (twitter) UK Publisher: Trapeze Genre: Romantic comedy, contemporary fiction Can you fall in love like they do in the movies? It's Evie Summers's job to find out. Because if she can't convince her film agency's biggest client, Ezra Chester, to write the romantic-comedy screenplay he owes producers, her career will be over. The … Continue reading REVIEW: Would Like To Meet – Rachel Winters

REVIEW: Rejected Princesses – Jason Porath

Author: Jason Porath (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Day Street Books Genre: Non-fiction, humour, history Well-behaved women seldom make history. Good thing these women are far from well behaved . . .Illustrated in a contemporary animation style, Rejected Princessesturns the ubiquitous "pretty pink princess" stereotype portrayed in movies, and on endless toys, books, and tutus … Continue reading REVIEW: Rejected Princesses – Jason Porath

REVIEW: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making – Catherynne M. Valente

Author: Catherynne M. Valente (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Constable and Robinson Genre: Fantasy, fairy tale See Also: Space Opera September is a twelve-year-old girl, Somewhat Grown and Somewhat Heartless, and she longs for adventure. So when a Green Wind and a Leopard of Little Breezes invite her to Fairyland - well, of course, she … Continue reading REVIEW: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making – Catherynne M. Valente

REVISITED: Storm Front (Dresden Files #1) – Jim Butcher

Author: Jim Butcher (website / twitter) UK Publisher:  Orbit Genre: Contemporary fantasy Meet Harry Dresden, Chicago's first (and only) Wizard P.I. Turns out the 'everyday' world is full of strange and magical things - and most of them don't play well with humans. That's where Harry comes in. Harry's business as a private investigator has been quiet … Continue reading REVISITED: Storm Front (Dresden Files #1) – Jim Butcher

REVIEW: Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow – Jessica Townsend

Author: Jessica Townsend (twitter) UK Publisher: Orion Children's Books Genre: Fantasy, children's fiction Morrigan Crow is cursed, destined to die on her eleventh birthday. But, as the clock strikes midnight, she's whisked away by a remarkable man called Jupiter North and taken to the secret city of Nevermoor. There she's invited to join the Wundrous … Continue reading REVIEW: Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow – Jessica Townsend

REVIEW: Leonard and Hungry Paul – Ronan Hession

Author: Ronan Hession (twitter) UK Publisher: Blue Moose Books Genre: UpLit, contemporary fiction, literary fiction Leonard and Hungry Paul is the story of two friends who ordinarily would remain uncelebrated. It finds a value and specialness in them that is not immediately apparent and prompts the idea that maybe we could learn from the people … Continue reading REVIEW: Leonard and Hungry Paul – Ronan Hession