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CLASSIC YA The Catcher in the Rye by J D Salinger

“the existential angst of adolescence” I hardly know how to start to write a review of The Catcher in the Rye. Published in 1951, it’s a book so famous surely anyone who is interested in reading books with teen protagonists … Continue reading

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Book Blitz: The Piper’s Price by Audrey Greathouse

The Piper’s Price Audrey Greathouse (The Neverland Wars #2) Published by: Clean Reads Publishing Publication date: February 21st 2017 Genres: Fairy Tales, Retelling, Young Adult Peter is plotting his retaliation against the latest bombing. Neverland needs an army, and Peter … 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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Cover reveal: Umbrae by Debbie Manber Kupfer

The Paisley Piranhas are delighted to join in the cover reveal for the latest in the P.A.W.S. series, Umbrae. About the book: Step into the Shadows of Umbrae … Miri’s world at P.A.W.S. in St. Louis is falling apart. First, … Continue reading

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Review: That Moment When (anthology)

About the Book: Love YA paranormal, urban fantasy, science fiction and dystopian books? We’ve gathered a handful of thrilling stories from all of your favorite genres and put them together into an epic anthology of young adult fiction. Some of … 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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Boxed Set Blitz: The Recoil Trilogy

Regular readers will know how much I enjoyed Recoil, Refuse and Rebel by Joanne Macgregor. This blitz is to alert you to the fact that for this weekend, the entire boxed set is available for 99p/c – that’s a book … Continue reading

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Book Blitz: Golden Dragon by V E Ulett

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