• Book Review,  Reviews

    The Hidden Princess – Katy Moran

    “‘So are you coming tomorrow night, Amy? You could bring Mika in the pram.’ I knew it was a stupid thing to say the second I opened my mouth. Even wrapped in the enormous patchwork blanket I’d spent three months knitting, Mike was still smaller than the Creed family’s ancient and bad-tempered calico cat. There was no way Amy was going to bring her newborn baby to a party in the woods.” Lissy Harker has been trapped in the Hidden halls for six long years. Her father, the Swan King keeping her captive but alive as she is the only one who can open the gateway to the mortal world.…

  • Letterbox Love

    Letterbox Love (#80)

    Letterbox Love is a weekly feature that is hosted by Lynsey at Narratively Speaking and is a way for us to share the books that come through our letterbox, galleys and e-books (through our electronic letterbox) and any other bookish goodies that we want to tell you about. I’ve been playing with photo editing apps on my phone following on from an awesome session at the Blog On Conference. I really hope my books covers are much clearer now – they’re so pretty they deserve to be clear, but I’m still learning!    For Review:  We Were Liars – E. Lockhart I have actually already read this as I took part in…

  • Interview

    Countdown to 5th June: Interview with Katy Moran author of The Hidden Princess

    So today I have to lovely Katy Moran on the blog answering my questions about her new book The Hidden Princess and her writing. This post is part of the fantastic June 5th Countdown, organised by Jim Dean of YA Yeah Yeah, in order to celebrate all the fantastic YA books being published on the day! Katy’s book The Hidden Princess will be published on June 5th by Walker Books.  *** Thanks for taking part in my interview and the June 5th Countdown today, Katy!  It’s such a pleasure – thanks for having me! Your new book, The Hidden Princess (and its sequel Hidden Among Us) is set both in the faerie…

  • Book Review,  Reviews

    Hidden Among Us – Katy Moran

    “Mum has gone out to the barn to get wood. She’s cross because the roof is leaking and our firewood keeps getting wet. Most days since we came to live here I sit in the wheelbarrow and go with Mum, but today I was making my tower and I said no. So now I’m on my own. It’s Uncle Miles’s house, but we never see him. Dad says he’s like a ghost. Lissy doesn’t count because she’s a baby. A few weeks ago, she wasn’t even here at all. She was just nobody.  The scream comes blasting out of nowhere.”  Fourteen years ago Lissy was taken from her cot whilst…