Non-Fiction, review

The Disney Book

Blurb: “For more than 90 years, Disney has captured imaginations with pioneering entertainment and storytelling for all ages. From Sleeping Beauty to Frozen, Mary Poppins to the Pirates Of The Caribbean franchise and Disneyland to Tokyo DisneySea, explore the world of Disney in this exciting guide.” Did you know that Walt Disney originally want to… Continue reading The Disney Book

Dystopian, review, young adult

New World: Rising – Jennifer Wilson

  Blurb: “Since witnessing her parents' murders at the age of eleven, Phoenix's only purpose in life has been to uphold her mother's dying words- to be strong and survive. But surviving outside of The Walls- outside of The Sanctuary- is more like a drawn-out death sentence. A cruel and ruthless city, Tartarus is run… Continue reading New World: Rising – Jennifer Wilson

fantasy, review

Unseemly Science – Rod Duncan

  Blurb: “In the divided land of England, Elizabeth Barnabus has been living a double life – as both herself – and as her brother, the private detective. Witnessing the brutal hanging of someone very close to her, Elizabeth resolves to throw the Bullet Catcher’s Handbook into the fire, and forget her past. If only… Continue reading Unseemly Science – Rod Duncan

fairytale retelling, fantasy, review, young adult

Alice Takes Back Wonderland – David D.Hammons

  Blurb: “After ten years of being told she can’t tell the difference between real life and a fairy tale, Alice finally stops believing in Wonderland. So when the White Rabbit shows up at her house, Alice thinks she is going crazy. Only when the White Rabbit kicks her down the rabbit hole does Alice… Continue reading Alice Takes Back Wonderland – David D.Hammons

discussion, fairytale retelling, fantasy, young adult

Top Books of 2015

So another glorious year of reading is over and while I await new releases with great anticipation. It’s now time for me to reflect on my favourite books I read last year. Disclaimer: not all of the books listed came out in 2015, some of them I just happened to read in that year. I… Continue reading Top Books of 2015