The Near Witch…

The Near Witch by V. E. Schwab is delightfully weird. Published: 12th March 2019 Format: Hardback, 354 pages Synopsis: The Near Witch is only an old story told to frighten children. If the wind calls at night, you must not listen. The wind is lonely, and always looking for company. There are no strangers in the town … Continue reading The Near Witch…

Fierce Fairytales…

'Fierce Fairytales' by Nikita Gill Published: 11th September 2018 Format: Hardback, 176 pages Synopsis: Traditional fairytales are rife with cliches and gender stereotypes: beautiful, silent princesses; ugly, jealous, and bitter villainesses; girls who need rescuing; and men who take all the glory. But in this rousing new prose and poetry collection, Nikita Gill gives Once Upon … Continue reading Fierce Fairytales…