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About katyhaye

Katy Haye writes fast-paced fantasy novels for YA readers and is fascinated by the science of stories.

Shattered Worlds Challenge: by the skin of my teeth

Well, it was looking like I might not manage a Shattered Worlds book report this week. Life’s been manic and I haven’t had as much time for reading as I would have liked. However, I’m delighted to report that I … Continue reading

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Shattered Worlds challenge: two worlds collide

My Shattered Worlds pick for this week was The Space in Between by Jen Minkman. Now, I’ve read Jen’s work before so I knew I was going to be in safe hands. The Space in Between was fabulous. I am … Continue reading

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Shattered Worlds Challenge: A Tale of Two Reapers

Well, I hope I’ve made up for my fail last week by zipping through two Shattered World stories this week. I read Mistress Grim by Jane Redd, and A Reaper Made by Liz Long back to back. It was really … Continue reading

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A bumper book week

Well, I have been a reading machine this week with three books comfortably under my belt and a fourth nearly done! First up was Rhoda Baxter’s Girl in Trouble. I know Rhoda IRL, and I absolutely love it when I’m … Continue reading

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Girl in Trouble blog splash

Something a bit different today, readers. A good friend of mine, Rhoda Baxter, has a new book out, Girl in Trouble. As well as being a friend, she’s also a fabulous writer and I jumped at the chance to be … Continue reading

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Shattered Worlds Challenge: Curse Breaker

My blog is late this week, because I only finished Curse Breaker last night (not a slow reader, I’ve been taken up with lots of non-fiction reading this week, all about marketing, social media and advertising, yawn). Curse Breaker is … Continue reading

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Shattered Worlds challenge: black-eyed horrors and more boys

Well, my learn from my reading this week was to GIVE IT A CHANCE, FOR GOODNESS SAKE! This week I picked Death Knocks from Shattered Worlds. It starts with two boys playing console games while they babysit one of their … Continue reading

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Shattered Worlds Challenge – a surprising Scourge

This week I read A G Henley’s The Scourge. This took me by surprise in a lot of very good ways. What seemed at first to be a pre-industrial fantasy world turned out to be set in a post-apocalyptic future. … Continue reading

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Shattered Worlds challenge – star-crossed lovers

I’m on a roll, readers. This week I read and reviewed Slayer by JA Armitage and JA Culican with time to spare. When a trainee dragon-slayer and a dragon shifter come face to face there are bound to be sparks. … Continue reading

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Shattered Worlds challenge – that sunny Caribbean sky

I travelled in time and space this week, with Kristy Tate’s The Pirate Episode. It’s a time travel romance which took me to the sunny Caribbean during the American revolutionary war. I loved it! The sense of place was gorgeous … Continue reading

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