Book Review: Caraval – Stephanie Garber

Blurb: Scarlett Dragna has never left the tiny island where she and her sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett’s father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval—the faraway, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show—are over. But this year, Scarlett’s long-dreamt-of invitation... Continue Reading →

The Toymakers – Robert Dinsdale

Blurb: ‘It is 1917, and London has spent years in the shadow of the First World War. In the heart of Mayfair, though, there is a place of hope. A place where children’s dreams can come true, where the impossible becomes possible – that place is Papa Jack’s Toy Emporium. For years Papa Jack has... Continue Reading →

The Man Booker Prize – 2017

So, tonight is an exciting night for any book worm, because at 9.40pm (UK time), the winner of The Man Booker Prize 2017 is announced. They all sound so good. I’ve added them to my ‘Want to Read’ shelf on Goodreads, but who knows when I’ll get round to reading them! You can watch the... Continue Reading →

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