Book Review: The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

The Blurb: Camellia Beauregard is a Belle. In the opulent world of Orléans, Belles are revered, for they control Beauty, and Beauty is a commodity coveted above all else. In Orléans, the people are born gray, they are born damned, and only with the help of a Belle and her talents can they transform and … Continue reading Book Review: The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

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Saturday Shelf Selections

I thought I'd start a weekly feature that shares what titles I've added to my TBR pile in the week; so it will feature any purchases, review copies, Netgalley ARCS, competition wins and library borrows! The idea being it promotes what's out there and also upcoming reviews I'll be doing (& probably panic me about the hugeness of … Continue reading Saturday Shelf Selections

Kids Read for Fun – Our Thumbs-up Recommendations Ages 7-12

  I've received a couple of requests in the past few months (and witnessed a couple of tweets also) asking for author/series/title recommendations for children of various ages. I love these requests as it's always enlightening to see what other kids' have enjoyed reading and there's always an abundance of great advice on Twitter so … Continue reading Kids Read for Fun – Our Thumbs-up Recommendations Ages 7-12

Book Review: The Toymakers by Robert Dinsdale

The Toymakers by Robert Dinsdale The Blurb: Do you remember when you believed in magic? The Emporium opens with the first frost of winter. It is the same every year. Across the city, when children wake to see ferns of white stretched across their windows, or walk to school to hear ice crackling underfoot, the … Continue reading Book Review: The Toymakers by Robert Dinsdale