The Time Quintet is the general series name for A Wrinkle in Time and its successors by Madeleine L’Engle. Published from 1962 through to the late 1980s, they were considered masterpieces of juvenile time-related fiction. They escaped me entirely. As
Nightspark is the sequel to Ghostcloud, which I enjoyed last year; well, autumn 21 already. Thank you to the publishers and netgalley for a review copy once more. And I love, love, love the cover! Nightspark by Michael Mann Having
Front Desk was one of the last Books of the Month for 2022 I read for the MG group on Goodreads… I’ve stayed on as a Moderator for now, because I’m working on some more children’s stories. I’ve handed over
Beyond the Frozen Horizon comes out today, according to Netgalley, who kindly send me an ARC. I’ve been reading a lot over the summer. With a log-jam of reviews to give you, I thought I’d slot this one in today.
Adventures with Waffles was the Book of the Month for November on the Goodreads Great Middle Grade Reads group. I suspect it’s only the second BOTM that I’ve managed to read in the right month this year, and possibly at
Ghostcloud was offered by Netgalley for review just as I was developing an idea for a new book. I thought I’d better do some research on all the other books involving human children seeing ghosts. And anyway, it’s Halloween weekend!
The Ice Whisperers has an intriguing blurb, and a lovely cover (even if Goodreads fails to display it). So I was delighted to receive a review copy from the publishers via NetGalley. The Ice Whisperers by Helenka Stachera A haunting
Outlaw Heroes has been in my Kindle a long time, since about November 2013. I have a feeling I picked it up as a special offer – kindle free days or similar. Those were the days! It is definitely a
The Weather Weaver caught my eye as a Netgalley ARC offer. Well, what a gorgeous cover! And when I read on, I couldn’t resist, especially as it’s a children’s/middle grade book. I’m very grateful to the publishers for the chance
Middle Grade roundup is to catch up on all the books I’ve binged in December, trying to meet my target for the Mount TBR Challenge. There’s another edition on Wednesday. These are all books I’ve either had on my kindle
Of Salt and Shore is a new release from the Dutch author Annet Schaap. I received an advance copy via Netgalley. It was due to be published next week, 15th September, but the launch has been put back to October.
Boy X sang to me from the teen shelf of my library bus. I thought of all those years I miss the letter X off my Alphabet reading challenge. As I walked home with it, I realised I’m not doing