Meraki Candles; January Crime and Punishment Box.

With Meraki Candles 1 year anniversary coming up, I figure now is a great time to review boxes previously received. Meraki Candles is the brain child of a lady named Heather. Here is what the about on her store says: After obtaining a degree in computer animation, I came to the realisation that the 9-5…

The Keeper Of Lost Things – Ruth Hogan

ISBN; 9781473635463. 26th January 2017. Hodder and Stoughton. With thanks to Bookbridgr for suppling me with a hardback copy. Lime green plastic flower-shaped hair bobbles—Found, on the playing field, Derrywood Park, 2nd September. Bone china cup and saucer—Found, on a bench in Riveria Public Gardens, 31st October. Anthony Peardew is the keeper of lost things….

Song Of The Current – Sarah Tolcser

ISBN; 978140888900. 1st July 2017. Bloomsbury Publishing. With thanks to Bloomsbury for sending me a paperback copy to review. Caroline Oresteia is destined for the river. Her father is a wherryman, as was her grandmother. All Caro needs is for the river god to whisper her name, and her fate is sealed. But at seventeen,…

Wolf Hunters – Len McCabe

ISBN: 9781781325315. 15th August 2016. Silverwood Books. Won from Goodreads. At the age of just sixteen, Karin has been entrusted by his tribe to trek to a neighbouring settlement, on a mission to offer to pool food reserves for what threatens to be a bleak and severe winter. On the trail, he meets Peric, a…

I’m Still Here – Clélie Avit

ISBN: 9781473626768. Hodder & Stoughton. 4th May 2017. Translated by Lucy Foster. With thanks to Bookbridgr for supplying my paperback copy. A modern-day Sleeping Beauty story of love and hope, for fans of Jojo Moyes. Elsa has been in a coma for five months. With all hope of reviving her gone, her family and doctors…

Clover Moon – Jacqueline Wilson

ISBN: 9780857532732. 6th October 2016. Penguin Random House UK Childrens/Doubleday Childrens. With thanks to Netgalley for supplying me with a copy. Clover Moon’s imagination is her best escape from a life of hardship in poverty-stricken Victorian London. When tragedy plunges her into a world of grief, Clover realizes that everything she loved about the place…

2017’s 6 Month Blog Overview.

It’s just over half way through the year, and what a great 6 months it has been! So far this year I have read a total of 48 books, with many reviews yet to go up. There’s been some really good books, and some not so really good books, but mostly I’m just thankful for…

The Stolen Child – Lisa Carey

ISBN; 9781474603805. 10 January 2017. Orion Publishing. With thanks to TBC Reviewers for supplying me with a paperback copy. St Brigid’s is a remote island off the west coast of Ireland. It is a barren place and its small community is dwindling. But according to rumour it is a magical place, home to a healing…

Sea – Sarah Driver

ISBN; 9781405284677. Published 6th April 2017 by Egmont Publishing. With thanks to Netgalley for supplying me with a Ecopy. In the sky, the fire spirits dance and ripple. Grandma says they showed our Tribe that I’d be a captain, before I was even born. Ever since Ma died, Mouse has looked after her little brother,…

Girl 99 – Andy Jones

ISBN; 9781503942295. Published: February 14th 2017. Lake Union Publishing. With thanks to TBC Reviewers and Andy Jones for supplying me with a paperback copy. When Tom’s girlfriend walks out on him the day before Christmas, he feels humiliated but not necessarily heartbroken. Sadie wasn’t, after all, The One. If we’re being precise, she was number…

Dream Forever – Kit Alloway

ISBN: 9781250001252. Released: 28th March 2017. St Martin’s Press. With thanks to Netgalley for supplying me with an e-ARC. Save Haley. Find Peregrine. Kill Feodor. Joshlyn Weaver has a list, and she’s going to check off every item or die trying. She needs to save Haley from the Death universe, hunt down her scheming grandfather,…

Imogen’s Secret – B. Fleetwood

ISBN: 9781537074399. November 13th 2016. With thanks to TBC Reviewers and B. Fleetwood for supplying me with a paperback copy. Seventeen-year-old Imogen Reiner has extraordinary abilities. She can read emotions, the coloured spectrum of auras unseen by anyone else. Struggling to know why, and unable to make sense of the mismatched memories of her past,…