Tag Archives: Young Adult

Review: The Pirate Episode by Kristy Tate

About the book: Cambria Brant, a senior at Norfolk High, juggles homework assignments, tennis practice, and her overprotective mother, all while struggling to conceal her crush on Dr Fleur, her biology teacher. But one sip of witching well water makes … Continue reading

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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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Review: Ember Burning by Jennifer Alsever

About the book: Senior year was supposed to be great—that’s what Ember’s friend Maddie promised at the beginning of the year. Instead, Ember Trouvé spends the year drifting in and out of life like a ghost, haunted by her parents’ … 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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Book Blitz: Ninja Girl by Cookie O’Gorman

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Review: Risuko by David Kudler

I didn’t want to leave this world! About the book: My name is Kano Murasaki, but most people call me Risuko. Squirrel. I am from Serenity Province, though I was not born there. My nation has been at war for … Continue reading

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COVER REVEAL: Shattered Worlds

Trigger the klaxon and get out the confetti cannon! Piranha Katy Haye is part of the multi-author YA boxed set, Shattered Worlds. Featuring 23 stories which range across the fantasy, paranormal, steampunk, sci-fi and dystopian genres, this is sure to … Continue reading

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