Book Review: The Sleeping Stones

From the publisher: Gruff and his new friend Matylda live on a small island off the Welsh coast, where legends are beginning to stir. Islanders find themselves irresistibly drawn to the Sleeping Stones, a line of rocks like stepping stones out to sea, and Gruff and Mat soon realise they must risk everything to save […]

Book Review: The Last Fallen Star

Riley Oh is super-excited that her sister Hattie is about to turn thirteen which means she will be fully initiated into the Gom clan, a Korean gifted clan of healing witches. Hattie will therefore be able to work her magic unsupervised as a fully fledged witch. Although Riley is only a month away from her […]

Book Review: Raggedy-Chan & Nine-Tail Fox

Raggedy-Chan, book 1 in the Chinese Heritage Tale series, is a charming, delightful, heart-warming, and imaginative story. Aunt Gracie wants to make sure her half-Chinese, half-American niece Emma knows her Chinese heritage, so she tells the story of Raggedy Chan, a Chinese Princess who travels to American to save her homeland of Kunlun. The story […]

Book Review: A Storm of Sisters

I really enjoyed A Pinch of Magic by Michelle Harrison which I read in the summer, so when I saw another in the series, I happily bought it. I didn’t realise it was book 4, but it’s a standalone adventure so it didn’t matter that I had missed books 2 and 3. This time, Betty, […]

Happy Book Birthday – to The Lucky Diamond

3rd November 2021 saw the launch of The Lucky Diamond, my first middle grade children’s fantasy. It’s been a wonderful, exciting, stressful, and busy year! My dream of seeing my book on the shelf in bookshops was realised when The Lucky Diamond was stocked by the two largest bookstore chains in Ireland plus independent stores. […]

Book Review: A Pinch of Magic

Quick Aside: I have added a new page to my website to display my books. If you’d like to check it out, please go here or access via the menu. I’d appreciate any feedback and/or suggestions. Thank you so much! Betty, her elder sister Fliss and younger sister Charlie live on the isle of Crowstone, […]