Category Archives: families

Review: Impulse by Steven Gould

“A sci-fi delight.” About the book: Cent has a secret. She lives in isolation, with her parents, hiding from the people who took her father captive and tortured him to gain control over his ability to teleport, and from the … Continue reading

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Review: The Cursed Child by JK Rowling

About the book: It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children. While Harry grapples with a … Continue reading

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Review: The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson

“Gorgeous and heartbreaking” About the Book: Matthew Corbin suffers from severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. He hasn’t been to school in weeks. His hands are cracked and bleeding from cleaning. He refuses to leave his bedroom. To pass the time, he observes … Continue reading

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Review: Crystal Magic by Madeline Freeman

  “I want more!” About the book: Nothing is safe around Kristyl Barnette. Windows break. Books rocket across the room. Lights flicker. Strange occurrences follow the sixteen-year-old everywhere. She’s an outcast at her school, but everything changes in the blink … Continue reading

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Review: Barely Alive by Bonnie R Paulson

About the book: In twelve weeks, seventeen-year-old Paul Ledger will be dead. At least he hopes so. Paul is trapped in the worst cult the United States has ever seen. Infected with a zombie virus, symptoms culminate in a dead … Continue reading

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Boxed Set Blitz: The Recoil Trilogy

Regular readers will know how much I enjoyed Recoil, Refuse and Rebel by Joanne Macgregor. This blitz is to alert you to the fact that for this weekend, the entire boxed set is available for 99p/c – that’s a book … Continue reading

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A Keeper’s Tale by JA Andrews

A hapless hero, and a maiden who doesn’t need rescuing About the book: Tomkin Thornhewn, youngest son of the Duke of Marshwell, has a problem: he’s not heroic. Regardless of his aspirations, the bookish, untrained young man is better suited … Continue reading

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