You know the rules – the kids come home from school and end up following the same routine. Shoes at the door, a drink for their thirsty bodies along with something to eat to stave off the hunger pangs before tea, all school letters (even the crumpled up and ‘lunch’ covered ones) to be passed/shoved at you will fall to the floor in sheer defiance of the time slot known as ‘Homework’. Silence (sometimes!) descends on the house for this feast of all things Oxford Reading Tree. This can take half an hour, an hour or even two hours. Ifread more...
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Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered. – Michelle Obama
1852. Frozen and starving, Tom is the last survivor of a disastrous Arctic voyage. Rescued by the eccentric crew of a macabre, impossible ship, he finds himself embroiled in a plot to stop a terrible secret experiment. Steampunk YA thriller, WIP #XpoNorth
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