Winston and the Wondrous Wooba Gymnastics Club

by Tamsin Janu reviewed by Sarah Custance Tamsin Janu is the multi award winning author of the ‘Figgy’ books, most notably ‘Figgy in the World’ which received much critical acclaim. In ‘Winston and the Wondrous Wooba Gymnastics Club’ Janu once again focuses on family, friends, and fighting for what you believe in but in a … Continue reading Winston and the Wondrous Wooba Gymnastics Club

Before the Beginning

by Anna Morgan reviewed by Margaret McKay-Lowndes “What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul” Mark 8:36 This quote opens this gripping coming-of-age story from Anna Morgan author of All that Impossible Space, and provides an apt theme connecting the stories of all four main characters: Grace, Noah, … Continue reading Before the Beginning

Elementals: Battle Born

by Amie Kaufman reviewed by Sarah Custance Amie Kaufman is the co-author of many well-known series such as ‘The Unearthed Duology’ and ‘The Starbound Trilogy’ both written with Meagan Spooner and the ‘Illuminae Files’ and ‘Aurora Cycle’ both written with Jay Kristoff. The Elementals Trilogy are her first solo novels. ‘Battle Born’ starts off straight … Continue reading Elementals: Battle Born

The Dog Runner

by Bren MacDibble reviewed by Mia Macrossan Bren MacDibble burst onto the children's literary world with her award- winning How To Bee, a heartwarming dystopian novel set in a world where bees are extinct. The Dog Runner, an exciting fast -paced thriller, is aimed at slightly older readers of 10+. The story is set in … Continue reading The Dog Runner

The Troll Heart #2 The Witching Hours

by Jack Henseleit illustrated by Ryan Andrews reviewed by Sandy Driessens WARNING: DO NOT look for fairies. You will not find them. And if you do. YOU WILL REGRET IT. In this, the second book of The Witching Hours series, this warning still applies. Our young adventurers, Anna (10 years) and Max (8 years) arrive … Continue reading The Troll Heart #2 The Witching Hours