Book Reviews

Reviews that I have done about books from other authors.

10 February 2022

Amari and the Night Brothers

Bursting with magic, adventure and danger, Amari and the Night Brothers also deals beautifully with the issues of prejudice and minority. I loved the fast-paced story and fearless Amari and can’t wait for the next adventure.
27 July 2021

Wave Riders by Lauren St John

Dramatic adventure at sea is followed by a moving story of twins searching for answers about their past and dealing with the demands of their new family. Action, mystery and a focus on friendship and the […]
21 June 2021

Uma and the Answer to Absolutely Everything

If you love drunk alpacas, a mystery or are ready for a character called Alan Alan Carrington and his unusual eyebrows, you have to read this. Sam Copeland managed to make me laugh, cry and read […]
26 February 2021

Private Peaceful

(Historical, War, Action) This is an amazing story of the First World War, told in the voice of Tommo, a young soldier. The story captures 24hrs in his life at the front, whilst looking back over […]
26 February 2021


(Adventure) This is a charming, quirky and clever story, which girls, boys and adults will love. Set in England and Paris this adventure is soft, thoughtful and magical. Highly recommend it.
26 February 2021

Journey to the River Sea

(The Natural World & Adventure) This is a wonderful story about friendship and Maia’s developing relationship with the natural world around her. Although set in 1910, it has a both a modern and classic feel. A […]