Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer

I was recommended this book by my next door neighbour who is an avid reader and coincidentally and ex headmistress. After admiring my bookshelf and discussing my latest reads, she recommended Colfer’s well known and respected book. The story is based around a 12 year old boy called Artemis Fowl (bet you guessed that already)….

Utterly bonkers!

If you want a random book, look no further than Uncle Gobb and the Dread Shed by Michael Rosen. I don’t really know how to put this one into words… It’s about a barmy uncle who insists that children should be punished with the ‘dread shed’ and his nephew who is trying to piece together…

Beasts and Monsters by Anthony Horowitz

After taking back some library books, I couldn’t help but have a nose around for my next reads. I saw another Anthony Horowitz book in the same series as the one I just read, so I had to pick it up. There were more ancient takes from: Greece, Cheyenne Indian, English and Celtic culture. Some…

Battles and Quests by Anthony Horowitz

I picked this book up in the library the other day as it appealed to me on two levels. One, it is written by Anthony Horowitz (author of the Alex Rider series, the Diamond brother series, Granny, Gorsham Grange etc) so I knew that it would be good. Secondly, it had the Minotaur on the…

Varjak Paw by S F Said

I really struggled to get into this book. Whether it was because I’ve been very busy and haven’t been able to spend the time together into it, I’m not sure. Overall, I would just say that it is just a bit odd – maybe there were deeper meanings and lessons in it that I swept…