Tag Archives: Young Adult

Do you start if you can’t finish?

Thank goodness for novellas this week, because if it weren’t for short books I’d have almost nothing to report! I stumbled upon the entirely excellent Dragon’s Thief by Lili Zander and Rory Reynolds (I agree, I do seem to have … Continue reading

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Loving the end of the world

This week I have got firmly back into my groove of reading (I always think I’ll have loads of time to write at holiday time, but somehow, it’s much easier when I’m back in a routine of work/school). I was … Continue reading

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Books and chocolate, and other utopias

My Christmas was, basically, books and chocolate. Sounds like a perfect festive season, to me! Except that now I’ve got an even larger TBR pile than usual. I guess I’ll just have to read as quickly as I can, sustained … 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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Hooray for holiday reading!

Oh my goodness, I thought I might slacken off when I didn’t have my Alphabet Reading Challenge to keep my nose in a book. I’m delighted to say that hasn’t happened at all! Since blogging last I’ve had a lovely … Continue reading

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S is for … sand stunner

My S book for my alphabet challenge is Sand Runner, Vera Brook’s debut YA dystopian. Now, this was a last-minute addition and it offers a fascinating insight into my read/review process. I review over on the Paisley Piranha website, with … Continue reading

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Check out my next project!

I am so excited to share this with you – my next release will be part of a set with 22 other novels by a group of uber-talented YA writers: Shattered Worlds Escape into twenty-three epic worlds that will leave … Continue reading

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E is for … Elementary, my dears!

My “E” pick was the Elementals series by Michelle Madow. I was really pleased that I’d got a bit ahead of myself where my schedule’s concerned, so I had chance to read this series in one, glorious gulp (I got … Continue reading

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My free reading challenge: pay with a review

My challenge to keep reading without paying for a book for myself until Christmas continues… This week I have been mostly fighting my TBR pile, which – even containing only free books – has reached teetering levels. I’ve spent this week … Continue reading

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