• Book Review,  Reviews

    Sammy Feral’s Diaries of Weird: Hell Hound Curse – Eleanor Hawken

    “Pay up or pack up! That was the message Dad gave Donny and Red today. Yes, they’ve been living at Feral Zoo rent-free for months. Yes, their pet collection of a gut worm, a phoenix and a wish frog isn’t exactly cute and cuddly. Yes, they look like weirdos of the highest degree and most normal people would rather swim with crocodiles than talk to them. Yes, they register a firm 7 on the Feral Scale of Weirdness. And they’re my friends. In the last few months we’ve been through some tricky times together.”  When Sammy’s Dad points out that if things don’t start getting better for the Zoo it…

  • Letterbox Love

    Letterbox Love (#49)

    Welcome to Letterbox Love, this is a UK meme, hosted by the lovely Lynsey at Narratively Speaking and inspired by The Story Siren’s In My Mailbox. This post is a means by which to highlight the books we get in the post and beyond, and especially to bring attention to those books which may be sat on our shelves for a little while yet that we love all the same. Some brilliant books received this week and some were very unexpected so thank you so, so much to the publishers for these. I try my hardest to get my reviews of books up as quickly as possible and even if I haven’t…

  • Book Review,  Reviews

    Sammy Feral’s Diaries of Weird – Eleanor Hawken

    “Friday 3rd April  Hi, I’m Sammy Feral. I’ve never had a reason to keep a diary – until now. Today my world did a complete 180. I’ve lost my family, narrowly escaped death and discovered that werewolves are more than just a story made up to scare kids…” Sammy’s family are in trouble. Having been bitten by a werepup, they have all be changed and Sammy is on his own. Not for long though, Donny appears as if by magic and lets Sammy know that there is hope, but no known cure. With his dad growing fur and his older sister baying for blood, Sammy is on a race against…