News & Reviews

Book Review: Girl A

Tucked up on the ridged area between Lancashire and Yorkshire lies a bleak landscape known to a few hardy fell-runners, the hillwalkers who trudge [...]

December 30, 2020

Book Review: The Lightbringers

  Thank you to Karin Celestine for her latest book The Lightbringers which on a cold dull November afternoon in lockdown brought me warmth and [...]

November 21, 2020

Too Much Stuff! by Emily Gravett

Ever since my Mum bought a copy of Monkey and Me for my youngest son I have been a fan of Emily Gravett’s books. [...]

October 28, 2020

Books For Your Library – a literary podcast

Coming soon! A new literary podcast featuring writers and illustrators having a good old natter with Sarah Tyson about their latest book, their writing [...]

September 15, 2020

Children’s Book Reviews by Children

To celebrate Independent Bookshop Week (20-27th June) Books Up North is excited to announce that soon it will be launching a new page featuring [...]

June 21, 2020

Book Review – “Meet Me at the Museum” by Anne Youngson

Gentle, thought-provoking and surprisingly pacey I quickly found myself engrossed in this debut novel by Anne Youngson. Almost all the story is about a [...]

May 2, 2018

Book Review – “Need to Know” by Karen Cleveland

When I read publisher Sarah Adams’ suggestion to “cancel my evening plans, take the phone off the hook and disable the doorbell” I admit [...]

January 10, 2018

News & Reviews Introduction

Book News & Reviews No ordinary Blogspot By way of introduction it might be useful to explain that I envisage this News & Reviews [...]

December 15, 2017