Tag: fantasy

Review: Lisa Thompson’s MG mystery The Goldfish Boy

Review: Lisa Thompson’s MG mystery The Goldfish Boy

[ 0 ] January 17, 2017 |

Confession: this is a review I hadn’t intended to do; I tend to write up only the advance review copy books I get from NetGalley. But on rereading THE GOLDFISH BOY this week with my daughter, it struck me again what a genius work of middle grade fiction it is.

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Review: Dave Rudden’s MG fantasy Knights of the Borrowed Dark

Review: Dave Rudden’s MG fantasy Knights of the Borrowed Dark

[ 0 ] July 26, 2016 |

I first heard of Dave Rudden following his intriguing think piece in the Guardian about how society raises boys, and about his own quiet suffering the face of bullying. So when I spotted KNIGHTS OF THE BORROWED DARK on NetGalley, I was extra-interested to read this middle-grade debut, which promised chosen-one adventure and power to the powerless.

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