Franc.World – November Reviews

“Little Ash: Perfect Match!” by Ash Barty  Australian tennis superstar Ash Barty has teamed up with authors Jasmin McGaughey and Jade Goodwin to bring young tween readers this fun new illustrated series about school, sport, friendship and family. The first book in the series, Perfect Match sees Ash try a variety of sports including karate, […]

Franc.World – November BOTM Review

If you like apocalyptic movies like I am Legend, Mad Max or The Book of Eli, you are going to love this book. Three years after dragons decimated the world, Noah, his hardcore survivalist father, and a ragtag group of survivors are scavenging and scraping together a new life in New York City. Adults spend […]

Franc.World – September Reviews

“The Gilded Ones” by Namina Forna Bold and immersive, this New York Times bestselling book, is the first instalment of a feminist fantasy series inspired by the culture and folklore of West Africa. The debut novel from playwright Namina Forna, The Gilded Ones sees sixteen-year-old Deka living in Otera, a deeply patriarchal ancient kingdom, where […]

Franc.World – September BOTM Review

Anyone who has ever known the sheer delight of eating hot chips by the water will know the sheer terror that is being swarmed by a flock of hungry seagulls. In fact it’s such a common occurrence, author/illustrator Sam Cotton has created an entire TikTok series around chippies and seagulls and other cute cartoon characters […]