Category Archives: comedy

Review: Slay by Kim Curran

About the book: Meet SLAY – SLAY do two things and they do them well: they play killer music and they slay killer demons. When Milly, the lonely daughter of a world-famous opera singer, arrives home to discover that her … Continue reading

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Review: The Truth Spell by Anita Oh

 Fresh and fabulous About the book: A dastardly spell. Mysterious billionaires. An ordinary girl thrust into an extraordinary world. Lucy O’Connor is more IT girl than “it girl” but even though she’ll never fit in, the scholarship to elite Amaris … Continue reading

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Never Evers by Tom Ellen & Lucy Ivison

  “Perfectly pitched comedy for younger teens”   Never Evers is the story of Mouse, a 14-year-old girl, who has returned to her former school after failing to make the grade at ballet school, and Jack, also fourteen, and the … Continue reading

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I Capture The Castle by Dodie Smith

Official blurb: Cassandra Mortmain lives with her bohemian and impoverished family in a crumbling castle in the middle of nowhere. Her journal records her life with her beautiful, bored sister, Rose, her fadingly glamorous stepmother, Topaz, her little brother Thomas … Continue reading

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The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett

‘You can’t grow a witch on chalk,’ says travelling witch Miss Tick to her toad. And yet, here she is, Tiffany Aching, nine years old and seeing off monsters and headless horsemen with nothing more than a frying pan and … Continue reading

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Lobsters by Tom Ellen & Lucy Ivison

Lobsters is perfect. You think I’m exaggerating, don’t you? But I’m not. Lobsters  is about Sam and Hannah and the summer before they go to uni. It’s about longings and fears and misunderstandings and not knowing the right way to … Continue reading

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