May TBR

The start of a new month approaches, and it is time for my TBR for May, although I might end up reading some of these books in the end of April.

Vicious Vikings by Terry Deary

Vicious Vikings by Terry Deary and Illustrated by Martin Brown

All the foul facts about the Vicious Vikings are ready to uncover, including including Viking Gods in wedding dresses, corpses on trial and Death by booby-trapped statues.

Deathless Divide by Justina Ireland

Deathless Divide by Justina Ireland

he sequel to Dread Nation is a journey of revenge and salvation across a divided America.

After the fall of Summerland, Jane McKeene hoped her life would get simpler: Get out of town, stay alive, and head west to California to find her mother.

But nothing is easy when you’re a girl trained in putting down the restless dead, and a devastating loss on the road to a protected village called Nicodermus has Jane questioning everything she thought she knew about surviving in 1880’s America.

What’s more, this safe haven is not what it appears – as Jane discovers when she sees familiar faces from Summerland amid this new society. Caught between mysteries and lies, the undead, and her own inner demons, Jane soon finds herself on a dark path of blood and violence that threatens to consume her.

But she won’t be in it alone.

Katherine Deveraux never expected to be allied with Jane McKeene. But after the hell she has endured, she knows friends are hard to come by – and that Jane needs her, too, whether Jane wants to admit it or not.

Watching Jane’s back, however, is more than she bargained for, and when they both reach a breaking point, it’s up to Katherine to keep hope alive – even as she begins to fear that there is no happily-ever-after for girls like her. 

Stormin’ Normans by Terry Deary

Stormin' Normans by Terry Deary

‘Stormin’ Normans’ is bulging with fascinating facts about Bill the Conqueror and his bully boys who battled at Hastings, stormed around Europe and joined the Crusades.

The Gender Plan by Bella Forrest

The Gender Plan by Bella Forrest

“I just had to believe we’d dealt a death blow of our own. That today would be the beginning of the end…”

The Fandom by Anna Day

The Fandom by Anna Day


Violet’s in her element. Cosplay at the ready, she can’t wait to feel part of her favorite fandom: The Gallows Dance, a mega book and movie franchise that she and her friends know EVERY WORD of (canon and fanfic included).

But at Comic Con, a freak accident transports Violet and her friends into the story for real. And in just the first five minutes, they cause the death of the heroine, and get taken prisoner by the rebel group she was supposed to lead to victory.

It’s up to Violet to take her place, and play out the plot the way it was written. But stories have a life of their own, and when you change the script in one place, the rest gets revised too…

Angry Aztecs by Terry Deary

Angry Aztecs by Terry Deary

It’s history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know why the Aztecs liked to eat scum? When the world is going to end? How to play a really violent ball game? Discover all the foul facts about the angry Aztecs – all the gore and more!

The Fandom Rising by Anna Day

The Fandom Rising by Anna Day

It’s a year since Violet, Alice and Katie escaped from the dystopian world of The Gallows Dance – Nate’s been stuck in a coma ever since. Violet re-enters The Gallows Dance, determined to bring her brother home. After an argument that threatens to destroy their friendship, Alice stays behind. But when a rogue fanfiction writer emerges online – writing dark new chapters set in the world her friends are trapped in – Alice is the only one with the power to save the story.

Incredible Incas by Terry Deary

Incredible Incas by Terry Deary

 Want to know: Why llamas wore earrings and drank beer How a the bucket of stewed pee can the make you beautiful Why servants ate the emperor’s hair Discover all the foul facts about the Incredible Incas – all the gore and more!

The Gender End by Bella Forrest

The Gender End by Bella Forrest

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire – neither Offred’s nor that of the two men on which her future hangs.

Measly Middle Ages by Terry Deary

Measly Middle Ages by Terry Deary

“The Measly Middle Ages” portrays life as it really was in the days when knights were bold and the peasants were revolting.

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood’s sequel picks up the story more than fifteen years after Offred stepped into the unknown, with the explosive testaments of three female narrators from Gilead.

Terrible Tudors by Terry Deary

Terrible Tudors by Terry Deary

Readers can discover all the foul facts about the TERRIBLE TUDORS, including why Henry VIII thought he’d married a horse, all about terrible Tudor torture and which shocking swear words the Tudors used.

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