Tag Archives: Holly Bourne

Review: WHAT’S A GIRL GOTTA DO by Holly Bourne

Occasionally flawed, but overall an engrossing page-turner ‘What’s A Girl Gotta Do?’ is a very enjoyable read, as you would expect from Holly Bourne. It works on two levels, both as a story of teenage friendship, preoccupation and romance; and … Continue reading

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Giveaway Klaxon: CrazYAboutbooks

If you’re reading the Paisley Piranha blog, you must be crazy about YA books the same as us. Here’s a chance to win some YA books that have been signed by the author, and (EVEN better) – you can get your hands on … Continue reading

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Piranhas at YALC – Day 2

Another excellent day at YALC. Katy Haye had fun at the “Friendship in YA” panel, which featured Sarra Manning, Sara Barnard and Holly Bourne. They made some good points about the importance and durability of friendship during teen years – … Continue reading

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Am I Normal Yet? by Holly Bourne

Shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2016 Official blurb: All Evie wants is to be normal. She’s almost off her meds and at a new college where no one knows her as the girl-who-went-crazy. She’s even going to parties and … Continue reading

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The Manifesto On How To Be Interesting by Holly Bourne

Blurb: Bree is a loser, a wannabe author who hides behind words. But when she’s told she needs to start living a life worth writing about, The Manifesto on How to Be Interesting is born. Six steps on how to … Continue reading

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