The Source by Michael Cordy

The Source is a journey back in time to the very creation of life on Earth. A hunt for the fabled Garden of Eden. The book follows Ross Kelly as he tries to find this mythical garden, hidden deep in the Amazonian forest in Peru. His motive? To find something that will save his wife […]

D – A Tale of Two Worlds by Michel Faber

D – A Tale of Two Worlds is a book it’s hard to pigeonhole. Is it a teenage/children’s book or is it meant for adults? Well after reading this wonderful book I still can’t make up my mind. Instead I’ll say the both adults and young adults will enjoy this highly unusual story. Dhilkilo is […]

The Night Bus Hero

Wow, The Night Bus Hero is a stunning book that entertains and educates, all at the same time. This is a book that demands to be read out loud to children, or sneakingly read by the child before the reader has finished. The Night Bus Hero isn’t an easy book to read at times. The […]

Gargantis by Thomas Taylor

There’s a storm brewing over Eerie-on-Sea, and the fisherfolk say a monster is the cause. Someone has woken the ancient Gargantis, who sleeps in the watery caves beneath this spooky seaside town where legends have a habit of coming to life. It seems the Gargantis is looking for something: a treasure stolen from her underwater […]

Feathertide by Beth Cartwright

Rarely there comes a book that makes you go wow. When it does you want to treasure every word, savour the book, never let it end. Feathertide is that book. It’s a wonderful story accompanied by the most wonderful vocabulary that makes you feel you’re experiencing the journey of Marea. Marea is born into a […]

Q by Christina Dalcher

Ever since I read VOX, I’ve been waiting in anticipation for the next Christina Dalcher novel, Q. With a debut so strong, could the follow up live up to its former. Well the wait is over, I managed to get hold of a copy through Netgallery and leapt into it with gusto and a little […]

Wakenhyrst by Michele Paver

Michelle Paver is probably better known to millions as the writer of the amazing Wolf Brother series. She’s also making a name for herself by writing ghost stories and gothic fiction. Wakenhyrst is a historical fiction in a gothic style. We start the story with a series of letters between an author and Maud Stearne, […]

Big Sky by Kate Atkinson

Big Sky is Jackson Brodie’s fifth outing in a Kate Atkinson novel. not that I’ve read any of the previous incarnations. I must admit I was attracted by the cover and the blurb. A novel set on the east coast of Yorkshire (my favourite place) and a huge seagull on the cover… sold. It was […]