Oh, I know how this goes – or so I thought after reading the blurb. As it turns out, in the words of Ygritte from, Game of Thrones, “You know nothing, Tara Snow.” The Day We Meet Again by Miranda Dickinson had many up and downs and twists and turns - enough to keep me … Continue reading ARC Book Review: The Day We Meet Again.
Do you read book dedications? I do, always, and quite often they make me wonder about that person, especially if it's just one name or an initial. It seems to be something Katherine Slee has also pondered, given that her debut, For Emily, centres around a series of cryptic dedications in children’s books written by … Continue reading ARC Book Review: For Emily.
When I heard Jessica Redland had a new book coming out – her first with publisher Boldwood Books - I hoped I would again be able to walk the streets of the delightful (fictional) North Yorkshire seaside town of Whitsborough Bay - and I was in luck. The Secret To Happiness features three new characters but … Continue reading ARC Review: The Secret To Happiness.
I like travel and I love learning about authors so a book combining those two things sounded right up my street. And Footnotes gets off to a cracking start with tales of Enid Blyton and her connection to Dorset. While Enid’s work is controversial, her books were very much part of my childhood and I … Continue reading ARC Review: Footnotes.