Book Review: The House with Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson

The House with Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was a truly wonderful book with themes of grief, faith and friendship. I found Marinka to be such a strong character with a fierce determination of spirit. Her conviction that things could be different was admirable and her loyalty to … Continue reading Book Review: The House with Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson

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Book Review: Animal Lovers by Rob Palk

Animal Lovers by Rob Palk My rating: 4 of 5 stars Not my usual genre but I really enjoyed this book. I found all the characters really interesting and enjoyed their interactions. Rob Palk's writing is quick and punch and manages to pull Stuart up from what could be a sad and desperate character to … Continue reading Book Review: Animal Lovers by Rob Palk

Book Review: The Children of Castle Rock by Natasha Farrant

The Children of Castle Rock by Natasha Farrant My rating: 5 of 5 stars A highly enjoyable adventure story which highlights friendship, trust and the importance of having someone care for you. With vivid descriptions of the beautiful Scottish Landscape (which of course is the best in the world and I'm unbiased obviously) this lovely … Continue reading Book Review: The Children of Castle Rock by Natasha Farrant

Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

Circe by Madeline Miller My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was delighted to receive an advanced reading copy of this beautiful book from Bloomsbury as I had no previous knowledge of the Goddess Circe and had heard great things about the author’s previous book ‘The Song of Achilles’.I can genuinely say I wasn’t disappointed … Continue reading Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

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