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Burning Secrets UK Cover

Burning Secrets

Moving from London to the remote island of Wragge, Daniel, Louie, and their mum expect a little break from the hustle bustle and stress of city life. Wragge is a beautiful little island filled with friendly neighbours and rugged landscapes. But in places like Wragge secrets are hard to keep, and Daniel isn’t the only … Continue reading

Wereworld: Rage of Lions by Curtis Jobling cover

Wereworld: Rage of Lions

Things are quiet in Lyssia. Catlord Leopold, the tyrant king, is imprisoned in his own keep, and the Wolf’s Council are slowly cleaning up the mess left behind by the mighty Werelion. Drew, the boy destined to be king, is being trained up, and his friends Hector, Gretchen, and Whitley are enjoying courtly life. But … Continue reading

Angel's Fury by Bryony Pearce cover

Angel’s Fury

Cassie Farrier does not look forward to a good night’s rest. Everyday she fears what is to come in her ‘dreams’- a terrifying journey that ends in the death of a Jewish girl in WW2. This nightmare is not fantasy- it is memory. The question is, how does Cassie remember things from a time 70 … Continue reading

Long Reach by Peter Cocks cover

Long Reach

In the world of espionage, things are never as they seem. Eddie Savage, – a 17 year old school boy, – is not who many think he is. He’s neither Eddie or Savage, and he isn’t a schoolboy either. : He is a spy, taking revenge on the man that murdered his brother: Tommy Kelly, … Continue reading

An Act of Love by Alan Gibbons cover

An Act of Love

They start out as childhood friends- at aged 7 they are inseparable. They do everything together- swimming, football, exploring The Wilderness; the empty area of land behind the estate. But slowly, everything starts to fall apart. Chris moves away and makes new friends, Imran doesn’t. Chris gets a job, Imran doesn’t. Chris becomes a soldier, … Continue reading

The Shadowing: Hunted by Adam Slater

The Shadowing: Hunted

Hunted, written by Adam Slater and published early May is the first in his new horror series, titled The Shadowing. This book follows the path of Callum, a supposedly normal boy (the “normal” you come to guess that isn’t that normal) who seems to have extraordinary luck…what the devil could this lead to? Ironically, it … Continue reading

One Seriously Messed Up Week by Tom Clempson cover

One Seriously Messed Up Week in the Otherwise Mundane and Uneventful Life of Jack Samsonite

Introducing: Jack Samsonite, a nearly-16 British teenager. His mission: to pass his GCSEs, pull the girl of his dreams, and not get beaten up. Wish him luck. Diary-style novels are always hard to review. Always. Take a look at the other reviews I have made of books like Spud and Adrian Mole – they’re short. … Continue reading

Duty Calls: Dunkirk by James Holland cover

Duty Calls: Dunkirk

Private Johnny Hawke has just arrived in France. The year is 1940 – the middle of the Second World War. Germany has invaded most of France, but French and British forces are attempting to hold them back. It is not easy when both rations and ammunition are in short supply. Aged 16, Hawke has just … Continue reading

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Alex Crow is not the sort of person you would socialise with. He’s one of those people who has a reputation wherever he goes, and not just any old reputation; Alex is known for his violent outbursts. Most people, including Kyle, think he’s a psychopath, but that’s only half the story. Alex is a young … Continue reading

Scrivene'rs Moon by Philip Reeve cover

Scrivener’s Moon

Fever Crumb is back with her father, the logical, scientific engineer, and her mother Wavey, the irrational but excitable Scrivener, but not for long. Within a few days she is back on the road, and this time she is with her mother, travelling to a black pyramid in the north which might hold the long … Continue reading

Wintercraft: Blackwatch by Jenna Burtenshaw cover


Kate has been taken up by the Skilled, and down in the City Below she is safe from the Wardens. But even the City Below cannot protect her from the Skilled, who are increasingly sure that she killed one of their kind. Silas has left Albion for the continent; he is bent on finding the … Continue reading

Department 19 by Will Hill cover

Department 19

Everything Bram Stoker wrote is real. Over 100 years ago, a vampire by the name of Dracula was killed and buried in the Translyvanian countryside by a certain Van Helsing and his fellows. For over 100 years a secret governmental organisation has been trying to combat these ever-growing forces of evil, preventing the mass killings … Continue reading

0.4 (Human.4) by Mike Lancaster cover


From many years into the future; Kyle Straker is a teenager from the past. Two years ago, several tapes were discovered in an old house. Tapes, or audio cassettes, are an old technology dating back approximately to the latter half of the 20th century.  On these tapes, Kyle Straker recalls the disturbing occurrences of one … Continue reading

Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo cover

Private Peaceful

Tommo Peaceful is recounting his childhood, basking in memories of times where every day was an adventure. He remembers his first day of school, his brother Charlie comforting him, the way his father died in the woods, his mother working hard to put food on the table, meeting the only girl in his life, Molly, … Continue reading

Fire World

“Sometimes.” There is a tapestry, on the 108th floor of the Librarium, that tells of a great battle, the Battle of Isenfier, that is taking place on a distant planet: Earth. The battle is between the Ix- pure, negative fain (spirit) and the dragons, magnificent creatures of might and power. But they are not what … Continue reading

Grey Wolves by Robert Muchamore cover

Grey Wolves

After spending several months in Britain training to be spies, Henderson’s espionage group is ready to embark on a multi-month mission in occupied France. Their mission: to seek out ways of disrupting the German U-Boat (submarine) programme, a venture that is slowly pushing Britain back from their command of the oceans. It’s dangerous but necessary, … Continue reading