Today, I’m shining a spotlight on Toby and the Silver
Blood Witches by Sally Doherty. This book won the Book Blogger Novel of the
Year Award 2022 (BBNYA 2022).
I’m hoping to read it someday – but obviously it’s not today.
(When I do, I’ll update this blog post with the review link.)
So, check out the book and keep reading to learn more about
Length: 240 Pages
Genre: Contemporary Fantasy, Middle Grade
Date Published: 5 July 2021
Publisher: Soaring Skies Publishing
A sinister plot. A hidden city in the sky. A boy with an
But mysterious things are happening beyond his garden hedge.
Who is the figure at the window behind the barbed wire fence? And why is there
a strange woman in his attic with a broken broom and bothersome pet bat?
Toby becomes entangled in an adventure of flying dogs,
sparking hiccups and dangerous escapes. An innocent, young witch has been
captured by a secretive organisation which will stop at nothing to find out how
magic works. Toby must rescue her and time is running out.
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About the author
Being stuck at home and often in bed for sixteen years,
however, has lit a cauldron of stories bubbling inside her imagination.
Sally’s debut book and the first in a trilogy, Toby and
the Silver Blood Witches, was a finalist for The Wishing Shelf Awards 2021
and shortlisted for both The Selfies and The Rubery Book Awards 2022.
What is BBNYA?
The Book Blogger Novel of the Year Award (BBNYA) is an annual
competition where book bloggers from all over the world read and score books
written by indie authors, ending with 15 finalists and one overall winner.