Review: Frogkisser! by Garth Nix

In Frogkisser! Garth Nix returns with his very own modern fairy tale, starring Princess Anya, who, with her loyal dog, must embark on a terribly important (capital Q) Quest to acquire the ingredients for a reversal lip balm, the vital item needed to change a frog back to a prince . . . oh, and save her kingdom from her villainous step(step)father. Continue reading “Review: Frogkisser! by Garth Nix”

Podcast: Rock The Boat and Goodbye Malorie

In June’s YA Edition of Adventures With Words, Kate looks at the four titles in new YA/Children’s imprint Rock The Boat’s launch list, talks about some new books she’s received recently and the last YA book she’s read, as well as paying tribute to outgoing Children’s Laureate, the inspirational Malorie Blackman. Continue reading “Podcast: Rock The Boat and Goodbye Malorie”

Kate’s Birthday Book Bonanza

It won’t come as a big surprise to anyone that I received one or two books as gifts for my birthday. It does help that Rob works for a well-known high street bookshop, of course, but he worked his magic and I got some lovely books, as well as some beautiful non-book presents too! I thought I’d share with you what I opened, so you can see what you think too… Continue reading “Kate’s Birthday Book Bonanza”