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Book Review: Little Witches: Magic in Concord by Leigh Dragoon

Synopsis A retelling of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, the graphic novel follows Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy as witches-in-training. When Mr. Laurence, a witch­finder, moves in next door with his grandson to investigate renegade magic, the girls get caught up in the action. Thank you to NetGalley and Oni Press for providing an ARC…… Continue reading Book Review: Little Witches: Magic in Concord by Leigh Dragoon

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Book Review: Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

Synopsis ‘In an ancient city by the sea, three sisters – a maiden, a mother, and a crone – are drawing maps by candlelight. Sombre, with piercing grey eyes, they are the three Fates, and every map is a human life . . .’ Stepsister takes up where Cinderella’s tale ends. We meet Isabelle, the…… Continue reading Book Review: Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

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Book Review: The Things We Learn When We’re Dead by Charlie Laidlaw

Synopsis Small decisions can have unintended consequences, but sometimes we get a second chance.  On the way home from a dinner party she didn’t want to attend, Lorna Love steps into the path of an oncoming car. When she wakes up she is in what appears to be a hospital – but a hospital in…… Continue reading Book Review: The Things We Learn When We’re Dead by Charlie Laidlaw

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Book Review: The Twisted Tree by Rachel Burge

Synopsis Martha can tell things about a person just by touching their clothes, as if their emotions and memories have been absorbed into the material. It started the day she fell from the tree at her grandma’s cabin and became blind in one eye. Determined to understand her strange ability, Martha sets off to visit…… Continue reading Book Review: The Twisted Tree by Rachel Burge

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Book Review: Double Double Toil by Amber Elby

Double Double Toil is the second book in the Netherfeld Trilogy. You can find my review for the first book, Cauldron’s Bubble, here. Six months after discovering a cauldron’s bubble, Alda has returned to her remote cottage in Grand Ledge. But Alda soon realises she is trapped and unable to travel between time and place. Meanwhile,…… Continue reading Book Review: Double Double Toil by Amber Elby

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The Twisted Tree Proof Party

Hi everyone! On Wednesday 24 October, I attended my first blogger event! Hot Key Books hosted a proof party to celebrate the release of Rachel Burge’s debut novel The Twisted Tree. Upon my arrival at the Bonnier Zaffre offices, I was greeted by the lovely team from Hot Key and shown upstairs. There were many fellow book bloggers…… Continue reading The Twisted Tree Proof Party

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Book Review: The Dark Days Pact by Alison Goodman

Following the shocking events at her presentation ball, Lady Helen is residing in Brighton for the summer season. She must start her Reclaimer training, having just joined the Dark Days Club. But her mentor Lord Carlston is becoming increasingly erratic because of the vestige darkness within him. And when the Home Office entrusts Helen with…… Continue reading Book Review: The Dark Days Pact by Alison Goodman