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CLASSIC YA The Outsiders by S E Hinton

‘This is one of those books when you keep wanting to shout, “No! Don’t!” at the characters.’ The protagonist of The Outsiders, first published in 1967, is 14-year-old Ponyboy Curtis, who lives with his two older brothers, both of whom … Continue reading

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REVIEW Holding up the Universe by Jennifer Niven

“a book you’ll reluctantly put down when it’s way past time to put the lights out” Libby Strout is starting high school. She knows she’s going to be the centre of attention for all the wrong reasons. She’ll be the … Continue reading

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Riverkeep by Martin Stewart

“Glorious, and gloriously satisfying” For generations, the job of Riverkeep has been passed on from father to son in Wulliam’s family. In a few week’s time when he turns sixteen, it will be his turn. But he’s not sure that … Continue reading

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Film Review – Doctor Strange

“… a great way to spend a couple of hours in the cinema and I was pleasantly surprised!” I have to admit I’m not a fan of Benedict Cumberbatch, so I went to see this movie with fairly low expectations.  … Continue reading

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The Girl of Ink and Stars by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

“Utterly beautiful … deliciously tense” I found myself utterly seduced by the beauty of this book – the silhouette on the cover, part girl, part island, the maps on the inner pages, the decorated pages. This is a book upon … Continue reading

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Hot Pterodactyl Boyfriend by Alan Cumyn

“How could you possibly leave a title like this on the shelf now that you know it exists?” I don’t really need to explain to you why I bought this book, do I? I mean, you see a book called … 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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