Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers

Half Bad by Sally Green

Half Bad by Sally Green

  I’ve heard a lot of good things about Half Bad and Sally Green’s writing in general, but if I’m being perfectly honest, this novel was a bit of a struggle for me.  The world she was building, and Nathan’s story itself – all that was fine and lovely and well built and fascinating.  It’s not the story I struggle with, but the speed of the story. The format of this story is steady,  but slow.  It started well, in the. Idle of Nathan’s captivity, but then we go full stop and rewind to Nathan’s early childhood and work our […]

Posted December 10, 2019 in Reviews // 0 Comments //
Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren

Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren

I never read Pippi Longstocking as a child, so I figured – no time like the present!  This is a beloved childrens book to many and I’ve always been aware or Pippi, even without reading about her.  After all, how can one forget about the little girl in with bright red pigtail braids that stick straight out from her head?  I’m pretty sure my mum dressed me as her one year for Halloween when I was little. At 29, Pippi Longstocking is honestly just okay.  I do think that there’s some level of nostalgia that comes into re-reading childrens books as an adult.  I […]

Posted October 27, 2018 in Reviews // 1 Comment //