Since her mother's disappearance, eleven-year-old Tilly has found comfort in stories at Pages & Co., her grandparents' bookshop. But when her favourite characters, Anne of Green Gables and Alice from Wonderland, appear in the shop, Tilly's adventures become very real. Not only can she follow Anne and Alice into their thrilling worlds, she discovers she can bookwander into any story she chooses.
Tilly's new ability could even help her solve the mystery of what happened to her mother all those years ago. But danger may be lurking on the very next page...
~I was sent a copy from the publishers - all opinions are my own~
I give it - 5/5
My review - What a beautiful, magical story. So captivating and just oh so wonderful. Anna James has created something brilliant here and I really enjoyed every second of it. This is a book that I have been highly anticipating and it did not disappoint!
This book is about Matilda 'Tilly' Pages. She lives above her grandparents bookshop. Spending her days getting lost in some of her favourite books when one day, people start to appear in the shop and she realises that some of these people are some of her favourite book characters and that is when she realises she can transport to the book world of her favourite characters and they can come to her world and before she knows it she is a book wanderer.
Not only is this story filled with amazing characters, a wonderful bookshop it also has a mystery too it. Tilly's mother went missing when she was a child and now that she is a book wanderer she is hoping she can unlock the secret to what happened to her.
This is a book that just feels so magical from the first page. It is a book for all of the readers out there that always wanted to be part of the stories they loved, books that we escaped too as children and even now! It makes you want to be part of this world and a book wanderer. I would love if that happened and to hang out with my favourites every day.
This book is captivating, beautifully written and gripping. A breathtaking, brilliant story! One that you all need to add to your book list and get read asap! It is a book that you can happily escape with and just enjoy every moment of it. I cannot wait to see what is next in the series.