Book Reviews

Review: Labyrinth Lost

Have you heard of #buyastrangerabook day? It’s an initiative being run by @BigGreenBooks on Twitter, an independent bookshop in London. Every Wednesday for the last few weeks, the owner has been running this hashtag which lets you pay for a stranger’s book, and/or receive one yourself. Last week, I bought an exciting story book for two little brothers, and the wonderful Claire Fuller was kind enough to buy me a copy of this book, which I’ve been wanting to read for ages!

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Review: Daughter of the Pirate King

Ever get those days where none of the books you have on the go are grabbing you, and you feel a bit fed up of reading? Daughter of the Pirate King was the perfect book to head off the start of a reading slump – exactly what I needed!

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Review: My Lady Jane

Lady Jane Grey, the girl who was queen for nine days before being beheaded as a traitor, doesn’t instantly strike me as the ideal subject for a teen comedy. She was sent to her death by the political machinations of the Tudor court – what’s funny about that? But I have to hand it to the Lady Janies, this alternate history manages to create a situation where the wit sparkles, the magic abounds, and the ending is much, much happier. It’s silly and fun and modern and glorious!

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