New reads: February 2020

Posted by Amy Gerrish on Wednesday February 5th, 2020

If February is the season of love, then shower us in rose petals and plonk a kiss on our feathery cheek because COR do we have some treats for you!

Once you’ve worked your way through the inevitable mountain of Valentine’s cards, it’s time to settle down with a box or five of those heart-shaped chocolates and dive into these fantastic new reads. Enjoy!

THE PURE HEART by Trudi Tweedie

The Pure Heart, Trudie Tweedie

✔️A stunningly atmospheric YA read that’s set in the Scottish borderlands

✔️Though the book opens with a description of a wholesome proposal, THE PURE HEART is less romance, more chilling Elizabethan horror

✔️Think Jane Eyre meets Susan Hill, but with a YA twist …

 DEMELZA & THE SPECTRE DETECTORS by Holly Rivers

Demelza & the Spectre Detectors, Holly Rivers

✔️A vibrant protagonist that’s BIG on science

✔️Things take a turn for the unusual, when Demelza learns she’s also inherited a skill that’s distinctly unscientific – Spectre Detecting!

✔️Before long, Demelza is knee-deep in a deadly mystery that’s sure to be loved by middle grade readers

 

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