The Bone Dragon (British Book Challenge)

‘Now everything is shaded in grey and silver and white. But with it the world sparkles.’ The Bone Dragon (Alexia Casale) has been on my bookshelf for a while, and I’m so delighted I finally made the time to read it. It’s a lusciously written book, and unusual compared with a lot of my favourite YA. […]

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Gilded Cage, Deep Water, The Otherlife – January books for the British Books Challenge

‘A modern Britain. An age-old cruelty. Britain’s magically skilled aristocracy compels all commoners to serve them for ten years – and now it’s the Hadleys’ turn…’ The setting was the real hook for me. This is no invented dystopian world. The brutal servitude enforced by ‘the Equals’ (the magic-possessing aristocrats) is taking place in modern […]

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British Books Challenge 2017
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When we found out that the wonderful Chelle Toy from Tales of Yesterday was hosting the challenge this year, we decided we had to sign up. You can read all about the challenge (including how to sign up and a list of useful FAQs) on her blog here. Basically, the idea is to celebrate British […]

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