Time to pick out our favourite funny reads! Kate has chosen the Percy Jackson books while Rob goes for Private Eye. Continue reading “Makes Me Laugh: Private Eye Annuals and Percy Jackson and the Heroes of Olympus #bookadayUK”
June 4th sees us reveal our least favourite books by our favourite authors. Rob has picked The Man With The Golden Gun by Ian Fleming and Kate has gone for The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan. Continue reading “Least favourite book by a favourite author: The Man With The Golden Gun and The Blood of Olympus #bookaday”
It’s not every day that your evil stepdad abandons you in the deep, dark forest of Urwald. And it’s not every day that a wizard rescues you from the clutches of gnarly trolls. But for Jinx, this isn’t turning out to be a very normal sort of day…
The bubbling cauldrons and coloured potions of the wizard’s house are a world away from the life Jinx has left behind. Even the walls are soaked in magic, and it’s not long before Jinx begins to unlock his own rare powers.
But Simon magus is no ordinary wizard. He seems to need something from Jinx – something dark. And Jinx begins to wonder: can he trust Simon…at all? Continue reading “Review: Jinx, The Wizard’s Apprentice by Sage Blackwood”
One cursed demigod, two new heroes. A quest to unleash the God of Death…
“I’m the God of Rome. I protect the legions. I don’t want war without end. You will serve me.”
“Not likely,” Percy said.
“ I order a quest!” the god announced. “You will go north and find Thanatos in the land beyond the gods. You will free him and thwart the plans of the giants.” Continue reading “Review: Heroes of Olympus: The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan”