Sign up to our newsletter

Reviews

Book Review
Lara Jean is the middle of three sisters. Her mother died suddenly when they were young and their father is a busy doctor. Margot, the eldest, has been the surrogate mother but at the beginning of the book leaves the US to go to St Andrew’s University.

More

Book Review
It seems to me that you can't beat a good ghost story – and this new novel IS a good ghost story. It's also a family story and a school story all wrapped up in one. Unhappiness from the past follows the Mills family as they move to a new house.

More

Book Review
Peta Jones is an ordinary girl to who extraordinary things happen. This novel opens at a wedding in a country church – so far, so ordinary. Peta is a bridesmaid and it's her mother's remarriage: her father is missing, presumed dead.

More

Book Review
Do not read this book when the weather forecast is predicting rain.   The world has been saved from disaster when the powers-that-be blow up an asteroid hurtling towards Earth.

More

Book Review

This is a coming-of-age story about a teenage girl from a Turkish family living in Britain who loves her family but she also has a life outside of them that they may not approve of.

More

Book Review

Stories about werewolves aren't really my thing, but Maggie Stiefvater managed to change all that with her "Shiver" trilogy, three books full of emotion and great characters, where the werewolves just became part of the story.

More

Book Review

Get to know the Jive Monkeys - Bea Hogg (our female "though she be but little she is fierce" protagonist) and Ollie "McFittie" Matthews as they get to know each other. Follow the twists, spins and "push turns" of Bea’s life as she learns to jive and rises to stardom.   

More

Book Review

The Wheel of Life and Death is the third book in the "Mysterium" trilogy, and the previous two books need to have been read to make sense of the finale. Danny Wo, an orphaned 12-year-old boy, is trying to discover who murdered his parents and what secrets his father had been hiding.

More

Book Review

Dax Daley thinks he is just an average sarcastic, unenthusiastic, moody schoolboy destined to live at home with his irritating parents forever but he hadn't counted on testing positive for a new gene. He's suddenly whisked away to the mysterious Scragmoor Prime school with 40 other children.

More

Book Review
After Barraclough’s genuinely chilling debut Long Lankin, the idea of a sequel sounded unnecessary, but reading The Mark of Cain it becomes clear why the author couldn’t resist returning to this setting and these characters.

More

Book Review
Pushkin Press are dedicated to publishing the best stories from around the world and we are to be thankful that they have translated such a gem as The Cat Who Came in Off the Roof, translated from the Dutch by David Colmer. Filled with a timeless charm, even dog lovers will find t

More

Book Review
When staff at the British Museum mend an artefact in the Ancient Egyptian gallery they unwittingly unleash a dark force which stops time, freezing all of the people in London in their tracks - all of the people except Will and his sister Jo.

More

Pages