Tag Archives: YA

Book Review: Aurabel by Laura Dockrill

It has been two years since Rory drowned, and Lorali is in Hastings, living the quiet life of a normal teenage girl. But her safe life on land won’t last for long. Life in The Whirl has become a hotbed … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert

Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the strange bad luck biting at their heels. But when Alice’s grandmother, the reclusive author of a book of pitch-dark fairy … Continue reading

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A Blog A Day: Trouble Makes a Comeback by Stephanie Tromly

“How do you like life in the fast lane?” Digby said. “Is it everything you thought it would be?” Good question. Achieving high school “normal” wasn’t as hard as Zoe Webster expected, but she’s beginning to think Hollywood oversold how … Continue reading

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Review: Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

In every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born: three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted magic. Mirabella is a fierce elemental, able to spark hungry flames or … Continue reading

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Books I’m Excited About in September

We’re already half way through the month, so I thought I’d do a quick run-down of September books that have so far caught my eye. Keith Stuart’s fantastic A Boy Made of Blocks (pub. 1st Sept). Meet thirtysomething dad, Alex … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Jasper Dent Series by Barry Lyga

An unusual book review from me today, as it’s a review of a trilogy, rather than each individual book. This is mainly because I don’t feel that this particular trilogy can be read as individual books – it’s much better … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: What A Way to Go by Julia Forster

We’re back on a blog tour this week, and this time we’re taking a look at What a Way to Go by Julia Forster. This is Julia’s debut novel, set in the wonderful 80s (are we allowed to look back … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Young World by Chris Weitz

Welcome to New York, a city ruled by teens. After a mysterious Sickness wipes out the rest of the population, the young survivors assemble into tightly run tribes. Jefferson, the reluctant leader of the Washington Square tribe, and Donna, the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ironskin by Tina Connolly

Jane Eliot wears an iron mask. It’s the only way to contain the fey curse that scars her cheek. The Great War is five years gone, but its scattered victims remain—the ironskin. When a carefully worded listing appears for a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Geek Girl 2, Model Misfit by Holly Smale

“My name is Harriet Manners, and I am still a geek.” MODEL MISFIT is the sequel to No. 1 UK debut GEEK GIRL. Harriet Manners knows a lot of facts. She knows that humans have 70,000 thoughts per day. She … Continue reading

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