Tag Archives: Carnegie Shortlist 2015

Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossan

Apple’s had no contact with her mother for eleven years. Not since the night she vaguely remembers, when Nana told Mum to leave. Now Mum is back, bringing with her thrills and treats and all the things Nana doesn’t allow. … Continue reading

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More Than This by Patrick Ness

Discovering Patrick Ness was, for me, one of those miraculous booklover epiphanies – you know, those moments when you go ‘How come I haven’t read any of this author’s stuff before?’ and rush to get your hands on everything else … Continue reading

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Buffalo Soldier by Tanya Landman

I love a good historical novel. Historical YA? Count me in. And something with the pedigree to be on the Carnegie shortlist? Yes please. So, obviously, Buffalo Soldier by Tanya Landman was always going to tick all the right boxes … Continue reading

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