Book Review – A Swiftly Tilting Planet by Madeline L’Engle

Title: A Swiftly Tilting Planet Author: Madeline L'Engle Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Genre: Science fiction My rating: ★★★★★ At Tara in this fateful hour, I place all Heaven with its power, And the sun with its brightness, And the snow with its whiteness, And the fire with all the strength it hath, And the … Continue reading Book Review – A Swiftly Tilting Planet by Madeline L’Engle

Weekly Hoard – November week 3

Dealing with Dragons, Searching for Dragons, Calling on Dragons, and Talking to Dragons – Patricia C. Wrede Imagine a fairy tale, where the main character is about to marry a handsome prince... there are just one or two problems – the prince is boring, the princess is sick of being a princess (most princesses are … Continue reading Weekly Hoard – November week 3

Book Review – The Year of the Rat by Clare Furniss

Title: The Year of the Rat Author: Clare Furniss Publisher: Simon and Schuster Genre: Contemporary fiction My rating: ★★★★★ Pearl's mother is dead. She died whilst giving birth to Pearl's premature little sister. Her sister is called Rose, but she is nothing like the sweet baby Pearl imagined having as a younger sibling. Rather than … Continue reading Book Review – The Year of the Rat by Clare Furniss

Book review – The Look by Sophia Bennet

Title: The Look Author: Sophia Bennet Publisher: Chicken House Genre: Contemporary fiction My rating: ★★★★ This is a story of two sisters. Ted is the plain one. She's gangly, awkward, has caterpillar eyebrows, and doesn't see how anyone could ever think of her as beautiful. Ava, on the other hand, is perfect. She's stunning, has … Continue reading Book review – The Look by Sophia Bennet