• Little Book,  Middle grade

    Kevin's Point of View

    Del Shannon Kevin Tobin is a relatively ordinary 12-year-old dealing with the aftermath of his father’s death in a mountain biking accident near their home in Boulder, Colorado. To escape from his emotional turmoil, Kevin has developed his imagination into…

  • Big Book,  YA

    The Knife Of Never Letting Go

    Patrick Ness Prentisstown isn’t like other towns. Everyone can hear everyone else’s thoughts in an overwhelming, never-ending stream of Noise. Just a month away from the birthday that will make him a man, Todd and his dog, Manchee – whose…

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    Tag! You're it!

    Reviewer: Caroline When I was tagged by Laura, the blue-haired dynamo responsible for Sister Spooky: Book Fangirl , I thought that it was a great way to get to know a little bit more about my fellow bloggers. The Rules Answer the eleven questions that…

  • Little Book,  Middle grade

    The 13th Horseman

    Barry Hutchison Drake Finn has just met the Horsemen of the Apocalypse but is that really the end of the world? Pratchett meets Python in this dark comic fantasy with plenty of action, perfect for 11+ boys Drake is surprised…

  • Adult,  Big Book

    Just for the Summer

    Judy Astley Every July, the lucky owners of Cornish holiday homes set off for their annual break. Loading their estate cars with dogs, cats, cases of wine, difficult adolescents and rebellious toddlers, they close up their desirable semis in smartish…

  • Little Book,  Picture books

    Love Monster

    Rachel Bright Everybody loves cute, fluffy things. You know, like kittens and bunnies and puppies. But nobody loves a slightly hairy, I-suppose-a-bit-googly-eyed monster…do they? Ok time to ‘fess up. In our house we are definitely fans of the googly eyes.…

  • Adult,  Big Book

    While I'm Still Myself

    Jeremy Mark Lane A passionate December love affair. The meeting of an unexpected traveler. The consequences of protecting a young new acquaintance. A journey into an unknown past. In the stories of While I’m Still Myself, Jeremy Lane eloquently describes…

  • Little Book,  Picture books

    Our Baby

    Tony Bradman and Lynn Breeze A toddler takes pride in all the things that he can do – get out of bed, use a potty, do up buttons – and baby can’t. He is especially pleased with himself when his…

  • Adult,  Big Book

    One Perfect Night

    Rachael Johns Peppa Grant’s fellow employees may call their new CEO Mr. McSexy, but she’s also heard that he’s aloof and distant. Cameron McCormac certainly seems cold toward Christmas when she meets him at the company’s annual party…but he’s also…