I’ve read quite a few middle grade books recently that I don’t quite have a whole post’s worth of thoughts on, so here are some quick thoughts about each! I’ll split this post into two parts so that it doesn’t get too long, so look out for part two next week.
I was sent e-ARCs of all of these books via NetGalley, apart from
Escape Room, which Nosy Crow sent me a physical proof of. As always though, all opinions are my own! Continue reading “Middle Grade Mini-Reviews, Part One” →
I really enjoyed Alastair Chisholm’s debut sci-fi,
Orion Lost ( review here), so I was thrilled to get a chance to review Adam-2! Continue reading “Review: Adam-2 by Alastair Chisholm” →
I’m always on the lookout for middle grade books which showcase princesses who take charge of their own destiny, and
Princess Rose and the Quest of the Golden Gown is a lovely example!
Continue reading “Review: Princess Rose and the Quest of the Golden Gown” →
I was really excited for Jasbinder Bilan’s second book after loving
Asha and the Spirit Bird ( review here), and I think I maybe ended up loving Tamarind and the Star of Ishta even more!
Continue reading “Review: Tamarind and the Star of Ishta” →
I loved the first book in this spooky, magical series, and
A Sprinkle of Sorcery is even better!
Continue reading “Review: A Sprinkle of Sorcery” →
Taking as its subject and inspiration the Victorian penny dreadful,
Twelve Minutes to Midnight is unlike any middle grade I’ve read before!
Continue reading “Review: Twelve Minutes to Midnight” →
I’ve been eyeing
The Company of Eight for a while, and with the sequel The Conspiracy of Magic just out, I leapt at the chance to catch up!
Continue reading “Review: The Company of Eight” →