Finding the Uncommon in the Common

The Crooked Sixpence by Jennifer Bell My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Crooked Sixpence is Book 1 of The Uncommoners series from Jennifer Bell and sits in the 9-12 years kids section with a stunningly beautiful cover with art by Karl James Mountford. I received the arc of the second in the series so… Continue reading Finding the Uncommon in the Common

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The Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell My rating: 4 of 5 stars I've always felt that Cressida Cowell was an excellent children's author and was eagerly anticipating this first in a new series from her. I received an advanced copy through work and dove in. This book has two main characters; a warrior princess… Continue reading

Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab My rating: 4 of 5 stars I received an advanced reading copy of this book at work and was so pleased about it!! I love Victoria Schwab's writing and was waiting impatiently for this concluding title to the Monsters of Verity duology. It was well worth the wait. Watching… Continue reading

Book Review: The Legend of Podkin One-Ear by Kieran Larwood

Podkin One-Ear by Kieran Larwood My rating: 4 of 5 stars I read this book in preparation for it being the June 2017 Waterstones Children's Book of the Month and I am so glad I did as it was really wonderful. A 9-12 years fantasy tale that was exciting and fun and fast paced, The… Continue reading Book Review: The Legend of Podkin One-Ear by Kieran Larwood