Tag Archives: Teen

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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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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REVIEW Release by Patrick Ness

“For me, Release doesn’t hit that high Patrick Ness mark” There are two stories in Patrick Ness’s new book, Release. There’s the story of one terrible day in Adam Thorn’s life when all the relationships in his life suddenly distort … 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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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: Blood Moon by Lena Hillbrand

The Paisley Piranhas are delighted to help Lena Hillbrand launch her new urban fantasy novel. We can’t wait to get our hands on a copy of Blood Moon! Blood Moon Series- The Superiors # 1 Genre- New Adult Urban Fantasy … 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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