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Review: Connected by Kat Stiles

Anyone following my reviews with a keen eye (hi, mum!) may be expecting a review of a book beginning with “J” this week, as part of my alphabet challenge. Well, that book was Jane Eyre. It is so unutterably awful … Continue reading

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Review: The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson

“Gorgeous and heartbreaking” About the Book: Matthew Corbin suffers from severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. He hasn’t been to school in weeks. His hands are cracked and bleeding from cleaning. He refuses to leave his bedroom. To pass the time, he observes … Continue reading

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Series review: The Tainted Accords by Kelly St Clare

A great world and a kickass heroine – my favourite! About the series: The veil I’ve worn from birth carries with it a terrible loneliness; a suppression I cannot imagine ever being free of. Some things never change…  My mother … Continue reading

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The Monstrous Child by Francesca Simon

“Hel is … a teen railing against circumstances she is powerless to change, petulant, angry, sulky and despairing” The Monstrous Child is the first YA novel by Francesca Simon, author of the Horrid Henry books. The ‘monstrous child’ of the … Continue reading

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Review: Among Wolves by R A Hakok

“Gripping, pulse-raising action” About the book: Gabriel remembers the Last Day. He and Mags had been on a tour of the White House with the rest of Miss Kimble’s first-graders when it happened. They fled with the President to a … Continue reading

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Review – That Moment When (Anthology)

“It’s currently FREE – don’t miss it if you’re a fan of YA fiction!” The Alliance of YA Authors have gathered together a number of short stories and taster chapters (40 in all!) by some of its many members and published … 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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