πŸ“š11πŸ“š Witherward by Hannah Mathewson

Welcome to the Witherward, and to a London that is not quite like our own. Here, it’s summertime in February, the Underground is a cavern of wonders and magic fills the streets. But this London is a city divided, split between six rival magical factions, each with their own extraordinary talents  and the alpha of the Changelings, Gedeon Ravenswood, has…

πŸ“š10πŸ“š The Giraffe, the Pelly, and Me by Roald Dahl

This is one of Roald Dahl’s books I have never read before, so it was a nice treat to read between some heavier books. Like most of my Dahl reviews, you can’t go that wrong with 73pgs and 1 chapter. Full of poems, adventure, and warmth. *This might be the shortest review I have ever…

πŸ“š9πŸ“š Frozen Charlotte by Alex Bell

Dunvegan School for Girls has been closed for many years. Converted into a family home, the teachers and students are long gone. But they left something behind…Sophie arrives at the old schoolhouse to spend the summer with her cousins. Brooding Cameron with his scarred hand, strange Lillias with a fear of bones and Piper, who…

πŸ“š8πŸ“š The Umbrella Mouse to the Rescue by Anna Fargher

Young mouse Pip Hanway is in France as she continues fighting for the French Resistance group Noah’s Ark: a secret gang of animals operating beneath the feet of human soldiers, whose aim is to liberate France and secure the victory of the Allies. Determined to reach her ancestral home of the Umbrella Museum in Italy,…

πŸ“š5πŸ“š The Night Hawks by Elly Griffiths

The Night Hawks, a group of metal detectorists, are searching for buried treasure when they find a body on the beach in North Norfolk. At first Nelson thinks that the dead man might be an asylum seeker but he turns out to be a local boy, Jem Taylor, recently released from prison. Ruth is more…

πŸ“š3πŸ“š Charlotte Says by Alex Bell

Let’s play a game… What fun it is to be monstrous? Tormented by memories of the fire that destroyed her home, Jemima flees to the remote Isle of Skye. But her role as assistant mistress at Dunvegan School for Girls is far from the fresh start she so desperately needs. Then Jemima receives a box…

πŸ“š2πŸ“š Shadow Sands by Robert Bryndza

When Kate Marshall finds the body of a young man floating in the Shadow Sands reservoir, the authorities label it a tragic accident. But the details don’t add up: why was he there in the middle of the night? If he was such a strong swimmer, how did he drown? As Kate and her assistant…