Review: Once Upon A River, by Diane Setterfield

I'll come right out and say it: this was a lyrical, moving treat of a novel. Written in the same style as The Essex Serpent, it's every bit as good as Sarah Perry's prize-winning novel, and a good deal more heart-wrenching, too. Once Upon A River is a book where nothing is what it seems, where folklore and …

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Review (finally!): Enchantee, by Gita Trelease

I've been talking a lot about this book... so here, finally, we have the review to back up my previous rants! I present to you Gita Trelease's new novel, Enchantée, and true to form, the book cast a spell on me, and now I'm completely in love with it. This is probably because it ticks all my boxes. Set …

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Review: Do You Dream of Terra-Two?, by Temi Oh

Space. The final frontier? Joking aside, it basically is for the heroes of Temi Oh's new book, Do You Dream of Terra-Two?, which follows the journey of six young would-be astronauts as they look to the skies and look to set off on a 23-year journey to Terra Two, Earth's distant twin, and hopefully the future …

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