Wilde by Eloise Williams #FridayReads #BookReview

Being different can be dangerous. Wilde is afraid strange things are happening around her. Are the birds following her? Is she flying in her sleep? Moving to live with her aunt seems to make it all worse. Wilde is desperate to fit in at her new school, but things keep getting stranger. In a fierceContinue reading “Wilde by Eloise Williams #FridayReads #BookReview”

The Blitz Bus by Glen Blackwell #RBRT #BookReview

Emmie let out a huge sob – “It’s not a film set”, she cried. She held onto Jack for a moment, then took a step back, closed her eyes and shouted – “WHERE AM I?” When Jack and Emmie suddenly find themselves transported back to London in 1940, they find a world both familiar, yetContinue reading “The Blitz Bus by Glen Blackwell #RBRT #BookReview”

To be a Cat by Matt Haig #BookReview #Children’sFiction

One of my favourite books in my early teens was Jennie by Paul Gallico. It describes a boy who is hit by a car and finds himself transformed into a tough street cat.  It is a realistic tale with great pathos.  To be a Cat is different. Barney Willow is an unhappy boy who wishesContinue reading “To be a Cat by Matt Haig #BookReview #Children’sFiction”

The Extraordinary Book of Doors by Anne E G Nydam #TuesdayBookBlog #BookReview

Turn the page… Open the door… Enter the adventure…   When worrywart Chen Connelly finds a mysterious antique book beneath a park bench, his safe but lonely summer suddenly becomes exciting. Perhaps a little too exciting. A book of renaissance architectural designs may not seem very exciting, until Chen finds himself traveling through the pagesContinue reading “The Extraordinary Book of Doors by Anne E G Nydam #TuesdayBookBlog #BookReview”