Our Endless Numbered Days – Claire Fuller

“I would be able to stand and walk back through the trees into the clearing and hear the regular beat of the axe as my father chopped the wood, and I would call out to him ‘Squirrel for dinner!’ And tomorrow afternoon, I would meet Reuben in the rock forest. He would be lounging against…

Showcase Sunday #3

Aiming to showcase my newest books or book related swag and to see what everyone else received for review, borrowed from libraries and bought in bookshops. This week: Stig of the Dump, David Copperfield and Where’d You Go Bernadette.

Showcase Sunday #2

Aiming to showcase my newest books or book related swag and to see what everyone else received for review, borrowed from libraries and bought in bookshops. This week: Goodbye to all That, Notes from Walnut Tree Farm and A Pelican Introduction to Revolutionary Russia.

Wishlist Wednesday #4

Wishlist Wednesday is a book blog hop hosted by Pen to Paper where we will post about one book per week that has been on our wishlist for some time, or just added (it’s entirely up to you), that we can’t wait to get off the wishlist and onto our wonderful shelves. You can find out about…

Half Bad – Sally Green

You can’t read, can’t write, but you heal fast, even for a witch. You’ve been kept in a cage since you were fourteen. All you’ve got to do is escape and find Mercury, the Black Witch who eats boys. And do that before your seventeenth birthday. Easy right? Published: 2014 Publisher: Penguin Genre: YA Thriller/Fiction…

The Lottery – Shirley Jackson

“The people of the village began to gather in the square…. around ten o’clock; in some towns there were so many people that the lottery took two days” Published: 2014 (First in 1948) Publisher: Penguin Modern Classics Genre: Short Story/Thriller This little edition of The Lottery is barely 12 pages long but don’t let that…