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BOOK REVIEW – THE BLACK FLAMINGO

I never used to enjoy reading poetry. It would remind me of the days in school where we would endlessly have to annotate and break down somewhat miserable poems. In fact, the only poem I can remember resonating with in school was one called 'Half-Caste' by John Agard, a poem that tells the reader that… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – THE BLACK FLAMINGO

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BOOK LIST: A Beginners Guide to… Manga

For a beginner reader to manga, it can be pretty daunting to pick up a volume. The pages are read right-to-left, there are panels and busy pages wherever you look, and sometimes it can even be a minefield knowing exactly where to start! So I've decided to pull together a list of some really fantastic… Continue reading BOOK LIST: A Beginners Guide to… Manga

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AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Alice Oseman

Hi lovely readers! I've got something really exciting to share on the blog today. To celebrate the release of UKYA graphic novel¬†Heartstopper, I was lucky enough to interview Alice Oseman, who is also the author of three other YA novels,¬†Solitaire, Radio Silence and I Was Born For This! I'm a huge fan of Alice's work… Continue reading AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Alice Oseman

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GRAPHIC NOVEL REVIEW: The Prince and the Dressmaker

What a gorgeous book!! I absolutely loved every single second of this graphic novel - the art style was vivid, colourful and unique and the story was a powerful message about being yourself and being kind to others. Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride - or rather, his parents are looking for one for… Continue reading GRAPHIC NOVEL REVIEW: The Prince and the Dressmaker