Review: Wolf-Speaker by Tamora Pierce

My thanks to Harper Collins UK and NetGalley for a review copy of this one. This is the second of the Immortals series (my review of book 1 is here) by Tamora Pierce. The one opens with the wolves that Daine once hunted with trying to reach her and thinking over the news they’ve received…

Shelf Control #23: Emily Fox-Seton

Wednesday again, and time for another Shelf Control post. Shelf Control is a weekly feature hosted by Lisa at Bookshelf Fantasies, and celebrates the books waiting to be read on your TBR pile. All you do to participate is pick a book from your TBR pile and write a post about it. And link back to the…

The Shakespeare Project: Macbeth Act III

The Shakespeare Project is simply me reading Shakespeare and writing about it, act by act. My introductory post about it is here. This of course, as you can see from the title is my third post on Macbeth. The first two, on Act I and II, respectively, are here and here.  Please note that these…

Review: Wild Magic by Tamora Pierce

My thanks to Harper Collins UK and NetGalley for a review copy of this one. While I’d heard of Tamora Pierce’s books, I didn’t really know what genre she wrote in, but when I noticed these books on NetGalley, and the description, a fantasy which involved a girl who could communicate with animals, I decided…

Review: Will the Real Carolyn Keene Please Stand Up

My thanks to NetGalley and BooksGoSocial for a review copy of this book. Inmiddle school at one point my entire (almost, anyway) reading comprised ofNancy Drew. The library that I went to back then had all the different series--theoriginal books, the files, even the Dana Girls books, and I would issue acouple (or more) each…

Review: All these Beautiful Strangers by Elizabeth Klehfoth

My thanks to NetGalley and Penguin Random House Children’s UK for a review copy of this book. This young adult mystery is the story of Charlotte ‘Charlie’ Calloway, the daughter of a real estate mogul who attends a posh prep school, Knollwood Preparatory.She has just received an invitation to be inducted into the very secret…