Book Review: Winnie Goes Wild! by Laura Owen and Korky Paul

Winnie Goes Wild!. by Laura Owen
Winnie Goes Wild!. by Laura Owen

Lena’s rating: 2.5 of 5 stars
Published: March 2013
Copy: Library

In Winnie Goes Wild! Winnie the Witch (who unlike Hermione is not the brightest witch of her age) tries to be a detective, does everything different for a day, wants to drink hot chocolate on a cold freezing day where the moths have eaten all her woollies, and goes lost in the jungle on her way to her sister Wendy’s exotic party. And as always she is accompanied everywhere by her black cat Wilbur.

When I was young my parents enforced a solid witch-disapproving policy that apparently still bears fruit in me today. Continue reading


Book Review: Pawn (The Blackcoat Rebellion #1) by Aimée Carter

Image from Harlequin.

Image from Harlequin.

Lena’s rating: 5 of 5 stars
Published: October 2013
Copy: Bought


For Kitty Doe, it seems like an easy choice. She can either spend her life as a III in misery, looked down upon by the higher ranks and forced to leave the people she loves, or she can become a VII and join the most powerful family in the country.

If she says yes, Kitty will be Masked—surgically transformed into Lila Hart, the Prime Minister’s niece, who died under mysterious circumstances. Continue reading