Monthly Archives: February 2013

Just What Kind of Mother Are You? by Paula Daly

Just What Kind of Mother Are You? by Paula Daly My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a debut novel and it does live up to the hype of not being able to put it down! Its pretty scary … Continue reading

Posted in crime | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stuart The Bug Eating Man by Calvin Innes

Stuart The Bug Eating Man by Calvin Innes My rating: 4 of 5 stars This story is not for the squeamish so it’s perfect for primary aged children! Listening to my daughter reading to my son had my stomach churning … Continue reading

Posted in children, comedy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jenny by Calvin Innes

Jenny by Calvin Innes My rating: 4 of 5 stars I can see why my 9 year old daughter enjoyed reading this scary Twisted Tale, she can relate to the heroine Jenny: “She doesn’t wear dresses, or have long flowing … Continue reading

Posted in children, comedy | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pale Henry by Calvin Innes

Pale Henry by Calvin Innes My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was sent these Twisted Tales to review with my 9 year old. Her initial reaction was that they were boy books based on their covers. However once she … Continue reading

Posted in children, comedy | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was very lucky to be sent an advanced copy of this book to read. I’ve recently discovered Kate Atkinson so I was eager to read more of … Continue reading

Posted in Fantasy, historical fiction | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Good Omens by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman

Good Omens by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was my first read for my library book club. I love Pratchett but had never read any of Gaiman’s work so this was an interesting challenge. … Continue reading

Posted in comedy, Fantasy | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The World According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney

The World According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney My rating: 3 of 5 stars Finally finished reading this to my son at bedtime (it got misplaced part way through which is why it’s taken so long!). We were recommended … Continue reading

Posted in children | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment