Mystery reads this March

Hi everyone, March has arrived!! The seasons are shifting here in New Zealand and you can feel a slight chill in the evenings. Autumn is on it’s way. This month my reviews will feature some contemporary mystery reads for your pleasure. Sounds like what your tween needs? Then read on…

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Four diverse fantasy series to enjoy

Hi everyone, I hope you enjoyed my previous list of titles. This next post is also in the form of a list for your perusal. The titles this week all have some element of fantasy mixed in with adventure. Mythology, folklore and legends all combine in a delectable treat here for you!

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Celebrating diversity this February

Hello everyone, let’s herald February together with a resounding welcome to diversity!! In this new era with growing diversity in our communities, it’s only right that our young readers are able to see themselves portrayed in the books that they read. My focus this month is on titles with young boys and girls from diverse ethnicities. Adventure reads, school stories, historical stories and even the odd fantasy tale awaits to delight you this month!!

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Adventure reads and the final frontier

Hi everyone, can you believe that January is almost over?! I turned a year older this month along with my brother. Coincidentally, for those who were wondering, he and I share a birth date as well as month!! Moving on to books, the trilogy of reads I am featuring today is a set I found quite recently and pounced on. Adventure, romance, secret societies, evil geniuses and even a hint of space exploration await you in these reads if you dare to read on…

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Extra puzzle-solving mysteries

Hi all, I hope you managed to find the Tuckernuck books and are laughing out loud reading them!! Here in this extra post I have a small selection of books for fans of puzzle-solving and code-cracking amateur middle grade sleuths. Hope you enjoy these as much as I did!!

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The Murk by Robert Lettrick

Hi all, this week’s post is about a sibling story I found by sheer chance. They say not to ‘judge a book by it’s cover,’ but I did. And after reading it, I was proven wrong, for what I thought was just another adventure story, this one reads more like a Hitchcock thriller!! So, horror fans, if you thought I had let the genre slide away, think again, and continue reading below…if you dare!

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Extra reads for this week

Hi everyone, hope you found the Jake Atlas books as entertaining as I did!! Reading stories of family relationships mixed with a decent dose of adventure and archaeology has always been exciting for me. So when I found these next few titles I grabbed them before anyone else did!! Have fun reading!!

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Jake Atlas series by Rob Lloyd Jones

Hello everyone, this week’s post encapsulates some of my all-time favourite subjects and genres; archaeology, ancient history, adventure, and mystery mixed in with an action-packed story about a family. And yes, the two main characters are a pair of siblings who get into all kinds of trouble!! Have fun reading these!!

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