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Toil and Trouble

Michael Strother at HarlequinTeen has acquired Toil & Trouble, an anthology of feminist stories of witchcraft, co-edited by Tess Sharpe and Jessica Spotswood and featuring contributions from Brandy Colbert, Zoraida Cordova, Andrea Cremer, Kate Hart, Emery Lord, Elizabeth May, Anna-Marie McLemore, Tehlor Kay Mejia, Karuna Riazi, Lindsay Smith, Nova Ren Suma, Robin Talley, Shveta Thakrar, Tristina Wright, and Brenna Yovanoff. 

I very little about this book apart from it is witches and written by all those authors mentioned about. I want it. I want it now. 

A spoonful of murder by Robin Stevens

The sixth mystery from the bestselling, award-winning author of Murder Most Unladylike.

Another book I know very little about but as I've loved the previous books completely I'm confident that this is going to be excellent. 

From Twinkle with love by Sandya Menon

Aspiring filmmaker and wallflower Twinkle Mehra has stories she wants to tell and universes she wants to e…

Eloise Undercover by Sarah Baker

France, 1944. 12-year-old Eloise’s father has not come home in over a week, and she is getting worried that something might be badly wrong. When the Germans occupy Eloise’s town, and the Nazi Kommandant moves into Maison de la Noyer, things start falling apart.
Through a chance meeting, Eloise volunteers to join the Resistance. Suspense, secrecy and danger follow her as, inspired by her favourite detective fiction books, she tries to find her father. A hidden passage behind a tapestry, a deportation list and a race against time… Will Eloise find her father? And what other secrets will she reveal?

I received this towards the end of the summer and have been meaning to get to it for ages and now I've read it I instantly regret having not got to it sooner.

Eloise undercover is the perfect read for older children and younger teens with an interest in WWII history. The story focuses on the resistance movement in France and I was thoroughly gripped by Eloise's story from the fi…