This book is a bleak but fascinating glimpse of life in London for young working women in the First World War.Continue reading “Review: Latchkey Ladies by Marjorie Grant”
This clever alternate history is one part intrigue, one part romance, one part family drama, and many parts compelling story!Continue reading “Review: Scandalous Alchemy by Katy Moran”
I’ll admit I wasn’t sure that this book about early female footballers would be my cup of tea, but it’s actually a stunning piece of WW1 fiction for middle grade readers.Continue reading “Review: Our Beautiful Game by Lou Kuenzler”
I’ve read the first two books in this fab new middle grade mystery series close together, so this will be a combined review!Continue reading “Review: Jane Austen Investigates: The Abbey Mystery and The Burglar’s Ball”
This dark reworking of/sequel to Peter Pan really took me by surprise – powerful and unsettling, this is not the Wendy Darling you think you know!
This adorable tale of a wartime publishing cat – based on real life! – is a sweet and heartwarming story that’s perfect for cat lovers.
Another gorgeous historical romance from Jenni Fletcher – this time, full of medieval intrigue!
The Story of Silence is a lyrical, dreamy retelling of a medieval poem, which offers a consideration of gender and identity that feels surprisingly modern.
If you like your Sherlock Holmes retellings with a touch of the paranormal, The Angel of the Crows is a solid addition to the genre!
Sometimes what you need is a book so warm and heartfelt that reading it feels like your brain is nestled in a comfortable armchair by a roaring fire, and if that’s what you’re in the mood for, then Heart of Stone is the perfect fit.