Amelia Fang and the Half Moon Holiday

Books for March 2019

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already read and think you should be excited for). Fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books are all included. Fiction A Ladder to the Sky (9781784161019) by John Boyne I’ve heard nothing but good about this from other […]

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Charlie Changes into a Chicken

Charlie Changes into a Chicken – Review

I was given a copy of this by Puffin in exchange for a review, and it’s always a relief when you can give a positive review 😉 Charlie McGuffin is nine-years old and pretty ordinary, except for one thing. He changes into different creatures. Through the book we follow Charlie on his adventures and discoveries […]

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The End We Start From

The End We Start From – Review

This is the first time I’ve come across the term cli-fi when describing a genre of fiction, I’ve usually classified books I’ve read about climate change disaster as speculative fiction, but cli-fi is much better. This story follows the female protagonist through a sudden climate incident which sees London, and by inference, much of the […]

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Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go – Review

Melancholic. This is about the only word that can be used to describe this book, it is there from the start to the end. Always on the verge of crying. This is such a well-crafted elegy to the dead or those about to die. Nothing is clear and the characters see their lives written in […]

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Mirror Magic

Mirror Magic – Review

Magic in mirrors, alternative worlds, doorways through mirrors. All these topics had me so interested in this book when it arrived. I wasn’t disappointed, this was read in a day. Funny, fresh and exciting! Claire’s world is one set in the late 19th century where our world has separated from the magic a few hundred […]

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