In a world where England never converted fully to Christianity and instead took on the worship of the Greek gods and godesses, Aura is about to become a high priestess for the cult of Artemis. Separated and sheltered from society, the world she lives in revolves entirely around the goddess. When Aura starts to have visions though, the worlds of
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This book looks at the politics and psychology behind power, only through the eyes of the various monkeys that live in the city of Calcutta. A brutal massacre drives the Rhesus monkeys out of their peaceful graveyard home and onto the dangerously territorial streets of the city. Meanwhile, the triumphant Langur monkeys celebrate driving out the monstrous Rhesus’ and the
There’s avery good reason I’m writing this review at gone 1 in the morning, mainly because yet again, I’ve been surprised by a book I was sure wasn’t going to be quite for me. Cas Lowood is no ordinary teenager. Following in his father’s footsteps he he hunts down ghosts and despatches them into the next life. His interest is
I have a confession to make. Perhaps not a surprising one considering I confessed to being a big geek when I read Geek Girl, but a confession nonetheless. Here goes… I read fanfiction. There! I said it! I like fanfiction! I obviously know nothing about writing, reading, and generally anything to do with the written word as I. Like. Fanfiction!
I must confess, I did judge this book by it’s cover, and even more so once I read it’s blurb which featured the word that is the complete antithesis to Booka Uhu – fashion. Harriet is a geek. She is such a geek that she can tell you exactly how many muscles you use when you smile and can reel
A more serious read: Laurence’s mother is an alcoholic. Often it’s left to Laurence to look after and keep an eye on his deceptively angelic-looking 6 year old brother Jay, whilst his mum struggles to keep two jobs and avoid the gaze of the social services. Then one day Laurence’s mum doesn’t come home. He’s not too worried at first-
Ooh, historical fiction you say? With dyslexic-friendly features too? Oooh, do go on! Elinor is a young lady whose father has sadly fallen out of favour at court with the crowning of the new King of England, Edward III. To curry favour again, Elinor is to be married to someone who politically will stand her and her family in good