Category: Usborne

Blog Tour: My Secret Lies With You’s Faye Bird shares her favourite mysteries

When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead. A genuinely intriguing book with an entirely punchy style – we don’t feel a pervasive darkness here, as is often the case with mysteries. What hooks us in is the voice of main character Miranda and a…

Blog Tour: Beauty Sleep by Kathryn Evans

About: Laura was dying. There was no cure for her illness. So her family decided to grasp a desperate last hope – Laura was frozen until she could be cured. But what happens when you wake up one day and the world has moved…

Blog Tour: Beauty Sleep by Kathryn Evans

Published: 4th April 2019Publisher: UsbornePages: 336About: Who am I? What am I? When am I? Laura can’t remember who she is. But the rest of the world knows. Because Laura is famous – a dying girl who was frozen until she could be cured….

Book Review The Extinction Trials: Rebel by S. M Wilson

Publisher: UsbornePages: 368Release Date: 7.2.2019About: Betrayal. Sacrifice. Survival. Welcome to The Extinction Trials.Storm and Lincoln’s city is burning. The people are starving. The only place left to run is Piloria, the continent of monsters. It’s up to Storm and Lincoln to keep their people…

Book Tour: Slay on Tour by Kim Curran

As a reader it feels as if Curran’s opening story was the album and this, second offering that is so aptly named, is the amazing and anticipated arena tour. You’ll gratefully applaud the hits the familiar characters roll out smoothly and with wonderful transitions….

Jack Loves Rosie Blog Tour- Important Journeys

Rosie Loves Jack by Mal Darbon is one of my favourite reads of 2018. It hooked me from the first page and reduced me to tears by the delightful ending. It is my absolute pleasure to be part of this blog tour, telling you…

Theatrical by Maggie Harcourt

About Hope dreams of working backstage in a theatre, and she’s determined to make it without the help of her famous costume-designer mum. So when she lands an internship on a major production, she tells no one. But with a stroppy Hollywood star and…

Slay by Kim Curran

The most painful time in my life was when my copy of this went missing in the post. For a month, I had this feeling of knowing I *could* have read it, I *could* know how awesome it was but I couldn’t, because my…

Book Review Extinction Trials: Exile #JurassicLondon

Hello all. I’ve been holding off reviewing this book until today because, of course, today Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom is released. I hate to say this because I feel like I’m saying there’s a fault with the first one (and there’s not), but this…

Orphan Monster Spy Blog Tour: Matt Killeen’s female hero ‪@by_Matt_Killeen ‬ ‪@Usborne ‬

Matt Killeen stops by Queens of Geekdom to celebrate female heroes in literature.

Book Review: Orphan Monster Spy by Matt Killen

Plot:  Sarah has played many roles. Dutiful daughter. Talented gymnast. Persecuted Jew. Lost orphan. But now she faces her most challenging role of all. Now she must become the very thing she hates. For the only way she can survive as a spy at…

THE EXTINCTION TRIALS, Q&A with S M Wilson

HG: Which character, if any, did you relate to? SMW: It has to be heroine, Storm.  She’s angry and feels abandoned, and I felt that as I wrote her.  But Storm has a big heart and a strong sense of ethics and I hope that…