Books, five star, reviews

Rumaysa: A Fairytale

Thanks to NetGalley, the author and publishers for a free e-arc in exchange for an honest review. ★★★★★ This is a fairytale that every child needs to read. Working in a school, I do come across children's books quite regularly and my school is having a massive push at the moment to have more diverse… Continue reading Rumaysa: A Fairytale

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The Coffinmaker’s Garden

Thanks to NetGalley, the author and publishers for a free e-arc in exchange for an honest review. ★★★ A village on the edge…As a massive storm batters the Scottish coast, Gordon Smith’s home is falling into the North Sea. But the crumbling headland has revealed what he’s got buried in his garden: human remains.A house… Continue reading The Coffinmaker’s Garden

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The Weather Weaver

Thanks to NetGalley, the publishers and the author for a free e-arc in exchange for an honest review. Excuse the awful editing skills! ★★★★★ Even though this is aimed at children, I enjoyed it very much, probably because I'm used to reading children's books, working in a year 6 class myself. The characters are short… Continue reading The Weather Weaver

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Shadow and Bone Trilogy

So I’m going to review the trilogy as a whole rather than each book, mainly because I read them one after the other so they’ve all kind of merged into one! So be warned there may be spoilers ahead for Siege and Storm and Ruin and Rising. My mission for this year is to read… Continue reading Shadow and Bone Trilogy

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Going Green

Thanks to NetGalley and the publishers for a free e-ark in exchange for an honest review. ★★★ Going Green is an adult contemporary by Nick Spalding. I’ve never read anything by Nick Spalding so went into this with no expectation other than distant memories of reading contemporaries back in my teen years (think Sophie Kinsella… Continue reading Going Green

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The Places I’ve Cried In Public review

★★★★★ This is actually the first Holly Bourne book I’ve read. A few months ago there were a whole load of her books in the Kindle sale so I picked up a few. I’ve heard quite a lot this year about The Places I’ve Cried in Public so I decided to try this one first.  There is… Continue reading The Places I’ve Cried In Public review