• Book Review,  Reviews

    Apple & Rain – Sarah Crossan

    “I don’t know if what I remember is what happened or just how I imagine it happened now I’m old enough to tell stories…  I have one memory from that time. It never changes, and if I wanted to make up memories, wouldn’t they be good ones? Wouldn’t all my childhood stories have happy endings?” Apples mother walked out when she was a baby, for the past 11 years she has lived with her overbearing Nana and dreamt of the day her mother returns. When that day arrives Apple feels whole again. However just like that stormy Christmas Eve when her mother left, her return is bittersweet. Apple is confused…

  • Letterbox Love

    Letterbox Love (#84)

    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. This weeks books are awesome, especially when put with my lovely new Ruin & Rising Tote Bag! For Review: Zom-B Clans – Darren Shan (Unsolicited)  This just arrived on my doorstep out of the blue this week, as some things occasionally do from Simon & Schuster, but thank you whoever it is there that is sending me stuff! Its the eighth book in the…

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    Breathe by Sarah Crossan blog tour and giveaway!

    Today I have an introduction from Sarah Crossan about the world in which her new novel, Breathe, is based. I am also sharing the first chapter and hosting a giveaway. Breathe is Sarah’s second novel, you can find out more about Sarah via her website, her facebook page and you can follow her on twitter. Could you give us a brief introduction into the world of Breathe? After humanity has reckless logged all the trees on the planet and managed to kill the seas too, the organic world is dead. Oxygen supplies are dangerously low, and humanity is forced to live in a pod under the protection of Breathe, a company clever…

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    The Weight of Water – Sarah Crossan

    “Leaving Gdańsk Główny The wheels on the suitcase break Before we’ve even left Gdansk Glowny. Mama knocks them on some steps and Bang, crack, rattle – No more use. There are Plastic bits Everywhere.”                         Kasienka and her mother arrive in England, with only the postmark on a letter as a clue as to where her father is they are on a search. But Kasienka’s mother is heartbroken, and school is a nightmare, so when Kasienka meets William at the pool one day and he suggests she joins the school swim team she’s over the moon. She tells her mama but her chance is knocked away, her mother needs her…