I, Mona Lisa – a netgalley book that I couldn’t resist. The Mona Lisa telling her own story – the painting itself? How would that work? Brilliantly, as it turns out! A great addition to my Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge,
Book Review | The Boy at the Back of the Class @onjalirauf
The Boy at the Back of the Class was the December selection for the Book of the Month (BOTM) at Great Middle Grade Reads. Since I’m once more organising the BOTM as of this month, I thought I’d better show
Book Review | The Year of Shadows @ClaireLegrand
The Year of Shadows was, I think, a near miss for Book of the Month for GMGR a few years ago. I put it on my list anyway, sure that it would be picked soon… but so far, not. I
Book Review | The Fourteenth Goldfish
The Fourteenth Goldfish was the Goodreads Great Middle Grade Reads group’s Book of the Month for May. They didn’t have it in my library, so I asked for it. They eventually agreed, and only charged me the regular reservation fee.
Book Review | Pair Alleles by Jennifer Ellis
Pair Alleles is book 4 in the wonderfully mind-bending Derivatives of Displacement series by Jennifer Ellis. We follow twins Abbey and Caleb, who are both ‘gifted’ – Abbey starts the series at around age 12 studying with the 16-18 year old
Book Review | The One Memory of Flora Banks by Emily Barr
This was a Net Galley book I received before Christmas which launched on Thursday (12th January). The blurb The original blurb I saw was: You always remember your first kiss. Flora remembers nothing else… “I look at my hands. One
Book Review | The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict
This was a book that floated across my ‘recommended’ selection on Netgalley, and the blurb intrigued me. I’d never much thought about Einstein having a wife (in fact he had two), and although he was one of the most celebrated scientists
Nevermore in Forgotten Suns by Judith Tarr
N is for Nevermore, the planet central to Judith Tarr’s splendid book Forgotten Suns. Saturday is book review day, even during the April A to Z, but I’ll be slanting it towards my theme of world-building, and in addition, I
Book Review | The Rosetta Man … and Cover Wars!
I received an ARC of The Rosetta Man by Claire McCague from LibraryThing as a First-read, and it certainly lived up to my expectations from the description! “What makes The Rosetta Man stand-out? An unusually dense squirrel population for sci-fi.
Five star reviews from Readers’ Favorite
For some reason I forgot to tell you about this. Then the second review came in, so I thought I’d better catch up. But I expect you saw the nice medal on the side of the page and guessed! I