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Beauty and the Bin | Review

Title: Beauty and the Bin Author: Joanne O'Connell Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books Genre: Middle-grade contemporary Rating: ★★★★★ Published: 18th February 2021 Spoiler Level: Low | This review contains minor details about the characters and plot of this novel that can be found on the blurb. #gifted | I received an advanced copy of Beauty and… Continue reading Beauty and the Bin | Review

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An Interview with Sophie Anderson – with Children’s Books North

Welcome to Children's Books North's Autumn Highlights – celebrating new books from CBN members with a tour of Northern and Scottish book blogs. I am so excited to be a part of this, especially getting to host an interview with the incredible Sophie Anderson. I read The Girl Who Speaks Bear a few months ago… Continue reading An Interview with Sophie Anderson – with Children’s Books North

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The Pretenders | Blog Tour | Arc Review

Title: The Pretenders Author: Agatha Zaza Publisher: Agora Books Genre: Family Drama Published: 3rd December (paperback); ebook out now The Pretenders is a darkly disturbing examination of family secrets, lies and the lengths people will go to to hide the truth. It is an interesting exploration of family dynamics, abuse and mental health. SPOILER LEVEL:… Continue reading The Pretenders | Blog Tour | Arc Review

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Blog Tour | When Life Gives You Mangoes

Title: When Life Gives You Mangoes Author: Kereen Getten Publisher: Pushkin Press Genre: Middle-grade Mystery Rating: ★★★★ Published: 1st October 2020 When Life Gives You Mangoes is an incredible middle-grade contemporary mystery novel that weaves together secrets, mysteries and rule-breaking to create a fast-paced and gripping book with a twist you won’t see coming.  SPOILER LEVEL:… Continue reading Blog Tour | When Life Gives You Mangoes

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The Night Circus | Review

Title: The Night Circus Author: Erin Morgenstern Publisher: Harvill Secker Genre: Fantasy, fabulism Rating: ★★★★★ The Night Circus is pure magic. It is a whimsy, lyrical, and atmospheric tale of magic and illusion, romance and betrayal, and spectacular storytelling. SPOILER LEVEL: LOW | This review contains minor details about the characters and plot of this… Continue reading The Night Circus | Review