Category Archives: Fiction

Book Review: Fingerprints Of You

Author: Kristen-Paige Madonia Published: August 7th 2012 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Lemon and her mum, Stella, have never stayed in one place for long. Switching accommodations and schools was already a norm to her but it … Continue reading

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Book Review: As Simple As Snow

Author: Gregory Galloway Published: 2015 by Speak (First published 2005 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons) Blurb: Anna- who preferred to be called Anastasia- is dark, spooky, and mysterious. And from the moment he met her, he was mesmerized. And so began … Continue reading

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Book Review: All The Light We Cannot See

Author: Anthony Doerr Published: January 15th 2015 by Fourth Estate (First published May 6th 2014) Blurb: Marie Laure lives with her father in Paris within walking distance of the Museum of Natural History where he works as the master of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Sweetest Spell

Author: Suzanne Selfors Published: August 21st 2012 by Walkers Children Blurb: Emmeline Thistle, a dirt-scratcher’s daughter, has escaped death twice-first, on the night she was born, and second, on the day her entire village was swept away by flood. Left … Continue reading

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Book Review: A School For Unusual Girls

Author: Kathleen Baldwin Published: May 19th 2015 by Tor Teen Blurb: It’s 1814. Napoleon is exiled on Elba. Europe is in shambles. Britain is at war on four fronts. And Stranje House, a School for Unusual Girls, has become one … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Shattered Crown

Author: J. W. Webb Published: March 5th 2015 Blurb: ‘You ride into peril, Corin an Fol!’ Those are the words of the witch at the ford. Corin an Fol, mercenary, brawler, womaniser and drinker, ignores them and thus finds himself … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Case of the Restless Redhead

Author: Erle Stanley Gardner Published: 1969 by Mayflower Books What began as a friendly advice from Perry Mason to Frank Neely, a young lawyer, turned out to be a complex affair after Neely’s client, Evelyn Bagby, went to Mason to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Six-Gun Snow White

Author: Catherynne M. Valente Published: November 10th 2015 by Saga Press (First published February 28th 2013) Blurb: Forget the dark, enchanted forest. Picture instead a masterfully evoked Old West where you are more likely to find coyotes as the seven … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ringmaster’s Daughter

Author: Jostein Gaarder (Translater by James Anderson) Published: March 27th 2012 by Phoenix Blurb: Panina Manina, a trapeze artist, falls and breaks her neck. As the ringmaster bends over her, he notices an amulet of amber around her neck, the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Paradise Lost

Author: Katie Fforde Published: April 1st 2004 by Arrow Nel Innes thinks of herself as an overweight and unattractive widow. With all her three children grown up and almost leaving the nest, Nel is content to be with Simon, her … Continue reading

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