Book Review: C. J. Tudor’s “The Chalk Man”

Wandering around Waterstones – just about the only reason I would leave my Pudding alone these days – I happened across this book. Well, a different book by the same author actually caught my eye first, “The Taking of Annie Thorne”, the striking origami-style paper-doll chain printed along the edges of the pages in vividContinue reading “Book Review: C. J. Tudor’s “The Chalk Man””

Book Review: Sarah Penner’s “The Lost Apothecary”

Disclaimer: While I have avoided any spoilers, I have mentioned some themes and the odd vague detail! Despite my haphazard pronunciation, I did have an idea of the meaning of “apothecary” when I added this title to my amazon basket – a dispenser of medicines, or in this case – as I learnt after readingContinue reading “Book Review: Sarah Penner’s “The Lost Apothecary””