Silk Fire by Zabé Ellor

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Koré knew that meddling in politics could end badly, particularly when trying to sabotage his aristocratic father’s campaign before it destroys the city he has come to love.  When a chance encounter with a dying god imbues him with magic-breathing powers, it gets worse: he suddenly becomes a commodity – and a political player.

But the corruption in his city runs deeper than just one man, and an ally’s betrayal unleashes an army of the dead on his home street.  Koré must trust the world with his deepest secret to stand beside the woman and man he’s finally let himself love, as only the bright truth of dragon’s fire can break the iron fist of a necromancer’s hold.

SILK FIRE by Alex Livingston was released in the United States on 5th July 2022 and in the United Kingdom on 7th July 2022.  Thanks to Rebellion Publishing for the review copy of this book.

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The Knave Of Secrets by Alex Livingston

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Never stake more than you can afford to lose.

When failed magician turned cardsharp Valen Quinol is given the chance to play in the Forbearance Game – the invitation-only tournament where players gamble with secrets – he can’t resist.  Or refuse, for that matter, according to the petty gangster sponsoring his seat at the table.  Valen beats the man he was sent to play, and wins the most valuable secret ever staked in the history of the tournament.

Now Valen and his motley crew are being hunted by thieves, gangsters, spies and wizards, all with their own reasons for wanting what’s in the envelope.  It’s a game of nations where Valen doesn’t know all the rules or who all the players are, and can’t see all the moves.  But he does know if the secret falls into the wrong hands, it could plunge the whole world into war …

THE KNAVE OF SECRETS by Alex Livingston was released in the United Kingdom and in the United States on 7th June 2022.  Thanks to Rebellion Publishing for the review copy of this book

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Ten Minutes To Bed Little Fairy by Rhiannon Fielding and Chris Chatterton

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Poppy the fairy has very small wings, but that won’t stop her flying!

When a lost gnome needs her help, can Poppy fly to the rescue and still get to sleep on time?

This bestselling series is the perfect way to help little ones settle down for bedtime.

TEN MINUTES TO BED LITTLE FAIRY was released in the United Kingdom on 12th May 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book

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Rebel Skies by Ann Sei Lin

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Welcome to a world of sky ships, flying cities and powerful paper sprites …

When servant girl Kurara’s trick of making paper come to life turns out to be a power treasured across the empire, she escapes her old life to become a Crafter on board a skyship.  There she learns to hunt wild paper spirits called shikigami – and a whole new world begins to unfold. 

REBEL SKIES was released in the United Kingdom on 5th May 2022.  Thanks to Walker Books for the review copy of this book.

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Mirabelle In Double Trouble by Harriet Muncaster

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Mirabelle is special because she is different.

Mirabelle’s mum is a witch and her dad is a fairy and she LOVES getting up to magical mischief!

Mirabelle and her family are off on holiday and Mirabelle has promised to be on her very best behaviour.  She really means it too …

The holiday is amazing – but when Mirabelle makes a new friend called Beatrix, she makes a worrying discovery – Beatrix is even more mischievous than Mirabelle!

With potions gone wrong, runaway dragons and food fights, will Mirabelle’s family believe that Mirabelle is (mostly) innocent this time, or is it just a case of double the trouble?

MIRABELLE IN DOUBLE TROUBLE was released in the United Kingdom on 3rd February 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book

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Rainbow Magic: Frenchie The Bulldog Fairy by Daisy Meadows

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Rainbow magic

Jack Frost has kidnapped Frenchmen the Bulldog Fairy’s magical bulldog!  Without her pup and his magical collar, Frenchie can’t help puppy owners to look after their dogs.  Rachel and Kirsty must rescue Frenchie’s bulldog – and fast!

RAINBOW MAGIC: FRENCHIE THE BULLDOG FAIRY was released in the United Kingdom on 3rd March 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Ambrose Follows His Nose by Dick King-Smith and Josie Rogers

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Follow the adventures of the extraordinary Ambrose in this newly discovered story from the renowned author of The Sheep-Pig, Dick King-Smith, completed by his great-granddaughter Josie Rogers.

I’ve NEVER seen anything like it … Fancy following a trail like THAT!

Ambrose may seem like an ordinary rabbit but he has the most extraordinary sense of smell!  He can detect any aroma from sweets to kittens – and even niffy foxes!

He lives with his family in a hutch and is visited every day by Biddy, who is desperate to take him home to be her pet – if only her mum and dad would let her.

Biddy trains Ambrose to become a tracker rabbit – which comes in very handy when Ambrose’s little sister Roll goes missing.  But when Biddy’s family find themselves in real danger, can Ambrose’s sensitive nose save the day?

AMBROSE FOLLOWS HIS NOSE was released in the United Kingdom on 3rd March 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Ballet Bunnies – Trixie Is Missing by Swapna Reddy and Bimmy Talib

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One girl, four bunnies, and a wonderful dancing adventure.

It’s the day before the big show, and Millie and her friends, the Ballet Bunnies, have a busy day planned.

Everything is going smoothly until Millie checks her bag and finds that something very important and fluffy is missing!  It’s time for Millie to retrace her footsteps …

BALLET BUNNIES: TRIXIE IS MISSING was released in the United Kingdom on 6th January 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book

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Marv And The Dino Attack by Alex Falase-Koya and Paula Bowles

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”The super-suit is powered by two things: kindness and imagination.  Luckily you, Marvin, have tons of both!”

Marvin is on a school trip to the dinosaur museum when supervillain Rex makes the dinosaur skeletons come alive.  He wants one for a sidekick and he wants it NOW!

When Marvin puts on his superhero suit he becomes MARV – unstoppable, invincible and totally marvellous.  Chased through the museum by a rampaging T-Rex and then surrounded by velociraptors, Marv must use the power of his suit to save the day.

Marv and Pixel are about to show Rex that you can’t make someone be your sidekick – you need to earn their respect and friendship first. 

MARV AND THE DINO ATTACK was released in the United Kingdom on 3rd February 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book

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Marv And The Mega Robot by Alex Falase-Koya and Paula Bowles

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”The super-suit is powered by two things: kindness and imagination.  Luckily you, Marvin, have tons of both!”

Marvin loves reading about superheroes and now he’s about to become one for real.

Grandad is passing his superhero suit and robot sidekick, Pixel, on to Marvin.  It’s been a long time since the world needed a superhero but now, with a mega robot and a supervillain on the loose, that time has come.

To defeat his enemies and protect his friends, Marvin must learn to trust the superhero within.  Only then will Marvin become MARV – unstoppable, invincible and totally marvellous!

MARV AND THE MEGA ROBOT was released in the United Kingdom on 3rd February 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Kitty And The Woodland Wildcat by Paula Harrison and Jenny Løvlie

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A magical adventure by the light of the moon.

Kitty and her friend Ozzy are on a camping adventure – enjoying starlit skies and crackling campfires.  But time away from Hallam City’s rooftops doesn’t mean time away from superhero duties.  When Kitty hears a lonely meow from the woods, she leaps into action, finding a woodland wildcat searching for her lost kittens.

With storm clouds gathering, it’s a race against the clock.  Can Kitty use her superpowers to find the missing kittens?

KITTY AND THE WOODLAND WILDCAT was released in the United Kingdom on 10th February 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book

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Isadora Moon Gets The Magic Pox by Harriet Muncaster

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Isadora Moon is special because she is different.

Her mum is a fairy and her dad is a vampire and she is a bit of both.

Isadora has got a maths test on Monday, and she’s worried she’s not going to do very well.  If only she was ill she could get out of doing the test …

But giving yourself the magic pox is never a good idea and soon everything is out of control.  Can Isadora make it all better? 

ISADORA MOON GETS THE MAGIC POX was released in the United Kingdom on 3rd March 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Roxy by Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman

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Above our world is a toxic wonderland where the party has raged for centuries.

Humans know the partygoers simply as “narcotics”, “opioids”, “drugs”.  But here they are malevolent gods, toying with the fates of mortals.  Roxy and Addison have made a wager to see who can be lethal the quickest.

Isaac and Ivy Ramey are their targets.  Ivy is understimulated and over medicated.  Isaac is desperate to recover from a sports injury that jeopardises his chance of a scholarship.  This is the start of a race to the bottom that will determine life and death.  One Ramey will land on their feet.  The other will be lost to the Party.

The only question is … Which one?

ROXY was released in the United Kingdom on 11th November 2021.   Thanks to Walker Books for the review copy of this book.

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Urban Shaman by C. E. Murphy

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Joanne Walker has three days to learn to use her shamanic powers and save the world from the unleashed WILD HUNT.

No worries.  No pressure.  Never mind the lack of sleep, the perplexing new talent for healing herself from fatal wounds, or the cryptic, talking coyote who appears in her dreams.

And if all that’s not bad enough, in the three years Joanne’s been a cop, she’s never seen a dead body – but she’s just come across her second in three days.

It’s been a bitch of a week.

AND IT ISN’T OVER YET.

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Tiger Warrior: Rise Of The Lion Beast by M. Chan

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It’s Chinese New Year and Jack is excited to celebrate and watch the traditional lion dance.  But in the Jade Kingdom the mythical New Year beast is real – and really dangerous!

Jack can’t help feeling scared to battle the creature that haunts his nightmares.  Can he face his fears and save the Jade Kingdom?  

TIGER WARRIOR: RISE OF THE LION BEAST was released in the United Kingdom on 20th January 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Dark And Shallow Lies by Ginny Myers Sain

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A missing girl.

A town full of psychics.

A secret that won’t stay buried … 

Seventeen-year-old Grey returns to La Cachette, Louisiana – the small town where she grew up – every summer.  But this time is different.  Grey’s best friend Elora has been missing for months.

When Grey discovers a connection between Elora’s disappearance and a pair of grisly murders thirteen years earlier, she realises she can’t trust anyone.  Not her grandmother; nor her childhood love, and least of all the stormy-eyed boy who emerges from the bayou.  Magic and secrets fester beneath the surface of La Cachette and its dark and shallow lies are about to blow the town apart …  

DARK AND SHALLOW LIES was released in the United Kingdom on 2nd September 2021.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Risen by Benedict Jacka

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The probability mage Alex Verus has gone from a Camden shopkeeper to one of the most powerful magic users in Britain.  Now his last and most dangerous battle lies before him.

Alex’s girlfriend, the life mage Anne, has fallen fully under the control of the deadly djinn she made a bargain with, and it is preparing to create an army of mages subject to its every whim.  Can Alex figure out a way to free her from possession and stop her before time runs out for the people he loves?

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Isadora Moon And The Shooting Star by Harriet Muncaster

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Isadora Moon is special because she is different.

Her mum is a fairy and her dad is a vampire and she is a bit of both.

Isadora is learning all about space at school.  Then one night she follows a shooting star that falls from the sky and discovers a new twinkling friend.  Her name is Nova, and she wasn’t supposed to fall to Earth.  What’s worse, her moon kitten Pluto is lost!

Can Isadora help Nova find the lost kitten before she has to fly back home?

ISADORA MOON AND THE SHOOTING STAR was released in the United Kingdom on 7th October 2021.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

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I am a Belle.  I control beauty.

In the opulent world of Orléans, the people are born grey and damned, and only a Belle’s powers can make them beautiful. 

Camellia Beauregard wants to be the favourite Belle – the one chosen by the queen to live in the royal palace and be recognised as the most talented Belle in the land.

But once Camellia and her Belle sisters arrive at court, it becomes clear that being the favourite is not everything she always dreamed it would be.  Behind the gilded palace walls live dark secrets, and Camellia soon learns that her powers may be far greater – and far darker – than she ever imagined.

When the queen asks Camellia to save the ailing princess by using her powers in unintended ways, she faces an impossible decision: protect herself and the way of the Belles, or risk her own life, and change the world forever … 

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The City We Became by N. K. Jemisin

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Dazzling with imagination, brimming with passion and crackling with wit, The City We Became is a modern masterpiece of culture, identity, magic and myth in contemporary New York City.

Every great city has a soul.  Some are ancient as myths; others are as new and destructive as children.  New York?  She’s got six – and all six will be called to arms in the greatest battle the city has ever fought.

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Kitty And The Starlight Song by Paula Harrison and Jenny Løvlie

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A magical adventure by the light of the moon.

Kitty is preparing for her school’s concern.  As a superhero-in-training with cat-like superpowers, Kitty can do all sorts of marvellous things.  But as a regular girl, Kitty is terrified to sing in front of everyone at school.  On top of that, Figaro hurts himself during a dangerous rooftop chase and his birthday plans are ruined.

Kitty will surely need the help of her fur-midable cat crew to rescue Figaro’s birthday and overcome her stage-fright.  

KITTY AND THE STARLIGHT SONG was released in the United Kingdom on 2nd September 2021.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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The Worries: Jaz And The New Baby by Jion Sheibani

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New baby, new worries …

Jazmin’s mum is about to have a baby and Jaz is so excited!  Ok, it might mean some changes to their family but Jaz is sure everything will be just fine.

So imagine her surprise when a host of furry, fretful friends arrive to cause serious mischief.  That’s right, it’s the Worries – gloomy Loner, nervous Change, pushy Jealousy and DJ Disaster, always waiting for something to go wrong.

Jaz tries to keep her worries to herself, but with her birthday party coming up fast, they see, set on turning her into the Worst Sister EVER!

THE WORRIES: JAZ AND THE NEW BABY was released in the United Kingdom on 19th August 2021.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Tiger Warrior: Attack Of The Dragon King by M. Chan

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Tiger Warrior.

Jack loves his grandad’s stories about the Jade Kingdom, a world of heroes, beasts and adventures.

But when Grandad gives him a magic coin, Jack discovers the kingdom is real … and he has to save it from terrible danger.

Can Jack and his new friend Princess Li stop the deadly Dragon King?

TIGER WARRIOR: ATTACK OF THE DRAGON KING was released in the United Kingdom on 8th July 2021.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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The Liar Of Red Valley by Walter Goodwater

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Do not trust the Liar.

Do not go in the River.

Do not cross the King.

In Red Valley, California, you follow the rules if you want to stay alive.  But even that isn’t enough to protect Sadie now that she’s unexpectedly become the Liar: the keeper and maker of Red Valley’s many secrets.  In a town like this, friendships are hard-won and bad blood lasts generations, and when not everyone in town is exactly human, it isn’t a safe place to make enemies.

And though the Liar has power – power to remake the world, with just a little blood – what Sadie really needs is answers: Why is the town’s sheriff after her?  What does the King want from her?  And what is the real purpose of the Liar of Red Valley? 

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Kitty And The Kidnap Trap by Paula Harrison and Jenny Løvlie

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A magical adventure by the light of the moon.

Kitty is supposed to be looking after her friend’s pet hamster, Marvin, for the weekend, but disaster strikes when he is kidnapped!

Kitty must follow the kidnapper’s trail and return Marvin to his home safe and sound, before the night is out.

It’s time for Superhero Kitty to save the day!

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