New blog relaunch #giveaway

If you haven’t signed up for the new blog yet, get over there and do it now!  The giveaway ends midnight, Valentine’s Day: Of course, you can still follow it later… you’ll just miss the giveaway. Other things you’ve missed by not getting your notification: My Friend Suhana Book Blast Especially for your Valentine […]

Dragon Defender Blog tour and review

First off, an apology to J A Blackburn and Renee at Mother Daughter Book Reviews for being late with this post – and in a different place than expected. About the Book Title: Dragon Defender (Dragon Defense League, Book #1) Author: J.A. Blackburn Publication Date: October 19, 2013 Publisher: Pip & Grey Number of pages: […]

#MGBookElves – an Interview with Paul R Hewlett

Welcome to the fantastic 12 Authors of Christmas seasonal giveaway and blog tour! Today I am interviewing the author of Lionel’s Grand Adventure series – Paul R Hewlett (wild applause)!  I’ve reviewed the second book Lionel Turns The Other Cheek and the third one Lionel’s Christmas Adventure – soon I’ll get back to the first one, […]

Blog Tour and Guest interview: The Shadow of Atlantis

I am overjoyed to be interviewing one of the outstanding time travellers of our generation today – Max, the Tonkinese cat, who stars in the Shadows from the Past series by Wendy Leighton-Porter.  To start, find out about the first in the series – The Shadow of Atlantis, and you can click the links in […]

My Blog Tour Starts Today

Thanks to Mother Daughter Book Reviews, I’m taking The Princelings of the East on the road for a blog tour.  All the wonderful people below will be hosting me with either a review or an interview (and there’s even an interview with George). They are also featuring a Giveaway with a wonderful prize – a […]

Young Knights Blog Tour, Book Review and Giveaway!

I’m delighted to be part of the blog tour for Cheryl Carpinello’s The King’s Ransom, the first part of her series Young Knights of the Round Table.  I was attracted to the book some time ago, so I already had it secreted on my Kindle before I was offered a review copy! About the Book […]

Book Review & Blog Tour: Return to Cardamom by Julie Anne Grasso

I’m extremely honoured to be one of the first stops on Julie Grasso’s Return To Cardamom Blog Tour.  If you’ve read my review of the first in the series, you’ll be expecting a delicious story sequel, and you won’t be disappointed.  Read on for my review, news of free books and giveaways, and the rest […]

Return to Cardamom – Cover Reveal

First there was Escape From the Forbidden Planet (click for my review), next there is Return to Cardamom!  The sequel to Julie Grasso’s wonderful confection of elves that talk to trees and fix illnesses with thought power will be published on July 17th – and you can enter the Goodreads Giveaway to win an advance […]

Rajah of Nilgiri

In which Lord Mariusz relates his first encounter with the infamous Blackbird This is a 1200 word tale in the backstory of Castle Hattan.  References to ‘the Rajah’ pop up every time Hugo or Mariusz turns up in my books.  Regular readers may even have wondered about the identity of the foreign gentleman in Dylan’s […]

Quicksand – The Mysterious Disappearance of Dakotaroo

Review of the first in the Dakotaroo series by Krista Michelle Breen Most of the times I sit down to write a review of a middle-grader book I have to remind myself, yes, but what would a middle-grader think?  This time I had no problem with that.  This time when I started reading, I was […]

Diary of a Penguin-napper by Sally Harris

Book Review and Kid Lit Blog Hop We first meet Marty when he is doing as he is told, sitting still and not moving a muscle, in response to strict instructions from his mother. This has the consequence of putting him in even deeper trouble for not answering the door to the police.  Such is […]