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Book Review: The Cottingley Secret by Hazel Gaynor

In the midst of war, two young girls find mystery and magic that will come to shake the world. The Cottingley Secret, as the name hints, is a tale about the two young girls of Cottingley who photographer fairies on summer in the middle of the Great War. This story is actually two in one.… Read More Book Review: The Cottingley Secret by Hazel Gaynor

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Book Review: Flame in the Dark by Faith Hunter

Flame in the Dark returns to the darkly magical realm of Soulwood, pitting Nell Ingram and the PsyLED team against an unknown paranormal with deadly intentions. A vicious killer out for blood, and a young woman still feeling out her place and purpose in life, cross paths in Faith Hunter’s fast-paced urban fantasy Flame in… Read More Book Review: Flame in the Dark by Faith Hunter

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Book Review: Titch the Itch by BCE Fegan & Lenny Wen

My Rating: Titch the Itch is a poignant, yet humourous tale of friendship, unconditional love, and finding one’s place. Fegan’s Titch the Itch follows the titular character as he searches for friendship and a place to call his own, in this surprisingly touching, yet undeniably funny tale. Titch is an itch, but not just any… Read More Book Review: Titch the Itch by BCE Fegan & Lenny Wen

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Book Review: The Boy in the Suitcase by NV Baker

***This book was reviewed for Manhattan Book Review The Boy in the Suitcase is a fast-paced crime thriller with a ticking clock. The first in N V Baker’s Concealing Seas Series, this book introduces us to Magdalena, a middle-aged woman trying to find her place in life, and move past a rough breakup. A cruise… Read More Book Review: The Boy in the Suitcase by NV Baker

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Book Review: Wind and Oyster Jack by Marcia G Moore

***This book was reviewed for Schiffer Publishing via Netgalley   Wind and Oyster Jack is a delightful story about a man named Oyster Jack, who goes out every day in his boat named Dinah, traveling to the oyster bars, to trowel them up and sell them. Helping him get out to sea is his good… Read More Book Review: Wind and Oyster Jack by Marcia G Moore

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Book Review: My Wounded Island by Jacques Pasquet and Marion Arbona

***This book was reviewed for Orca Books via Netgalley **This book was translated from the original French by Sophie B Watson Imarvaluk is a young Inupiat girl who tells her story of being forced to leave home because of a monster. In her native language, her name means ‘song of the waves’, and once she… Read More Book Review: My Wounded Island by Jacques Pasquet and Marion Arbona

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Book Review: Age of Swords by Michael J Sullivan

**The book was reviewed for the San Francisco and Seattle Book Reviews Age of Swords is second in Michael J Sullivan’s Legends of the First Empire series. War continues to loom between Fhrey and Rhune. A vicious attack leaves those of Dahl Rhen without a home, and more determined than ever to shake free of… Read More Book Review: Age of Swords by Michael J Sullivan

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Book Review: Manga Classics/ The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling & Crystal S Chan

***This book was reviewed for Udon Entertainment The Manga Classics version of Kipling’s The Jungle Book brought to life beloved childhood stories, and introduced me to a few I was unfamiliar with. There are seven ‘books’, three of which centre around Mowgli, the wolf boy, and his rivalry with Shere Khan the tiger. The remaining… Read More Book Review: Manga Classics/ The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling & Crystal S Chan

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Book Review: I Love a Book by Joe Rhatigan

***This book was reviewed for Moondance Press via Netgalley   Rhatigan’s picture book for children on the delights of reading is quite the treasure. I read this with my cubs. While all enjoyed it (including this oversized bookworm), it is really geared to younger ages. Beautiful artwork dominates, showing snippets from all kinds of tales.… Read More Book Review: I Love a Book by Joe Rhatigan