Usually, I would start my reviews with the blurb from the back of the book. In this case, Our Lady of the Streets is the third part in The Skyscraper Throne trilogy. If you’ve not read parts 1 (The City’s Son – review here) or 2 (The Glass Republic – review here), the blurb will contain small spoilers that I don’t want to give away. However, please do go ahead and read my review of The City’s Son and then read the first two parts of the trilogy – they’re fantastic! If you’ve read those, or you’re not worried about small spoilers, go right ahead and click Read More – here’s my review of Our Lady of the Streets. (more…)
Pen’s life revolves around secrets: the secrets behind her three-month disappearance from school last winter, the secret cause of the scars that mar her face, and, most secret of all, her twin sister Parva: her doppelgänger in London-Under-Glass, the city behind the mirrors.
Pen’s trying to forget Reach Filius Viae and the Wire Mistress and get back to a normal life, but when Parva vanishes, she has no choice but to seek out London’s stranger side. And when Pen journeys through the mirror, she finds a world where scars make you beautiful and criminals will kill you for your face – a world in which Pen’s sister was keeping secrets of her own… (more…)
It’s UKYA Day today! Project UKYA – masterminded by teen book blogger Lucy Powrie – is celebrating UKYA today. Search the hashtags #UKYADay and #AprilExtravaganza and you’ll see book bloggers celebrating the fantastic Young Adult books written by authors based in the UK. (more…)
I wanted to share this morning’s book post with you, as I’m really excited about it.
Jo Fletcher Books have been brilliant enough to send these lovely copies of The City’s Son and The Glass Republic, the first two parts of the Skyscraper Throne trilogy by Tom Pollock. I’ve heard him talking about these books on The Readers recently, plus heard a lot of extremely positive things and I’m sure I’m going to really enjoy reading these.