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BOOK REVIEW: Radio Silence

After reading I Was Born For This and absolutely loving it, I decided to pick up the other two books Alice Oseman has written to see whether I'd love them just as much. I picked up Radio Silence first and really enjoyed it. It plunged me back into teenage years of stressing through exams and… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Radio Silence

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BOOK REVIEW: Leah On The Offbeat

Huge thanks to Penguin for sending me a copy of Leah On The Offbeat, the next book in the Simonverse! While there were parts of this book I enjoyed, there were other bits that were problematic, disappointing and also personally uncomfortable. Please be warned - there will be SPOILERS for Leah On The Offbeat. If… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Leah On The Offbeat

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NEW BOOK NEWS – Dear Martin

NEW BOOK NEWS Book title: Dear Martin by Nic Stone Synopsis: Justyce McAllister is top of his class and set for the Ivy League - but none of that matters to the police officer who just put him in handcuffs. And despite leaving his rough neighbourhood behind, he can't escape the scorn of his former peers or… Continue reading NEW BOOK NEWS – Dear Martin

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NEW BOOK NEWS – I Was Born For This

NEW BOOK NEWS Book title: I Was Born For This by Alice Oseman Synopsis: For Angel Rahimi life is about one thing: The Ark - a pop-rock trio of teenage boys who are taking the world by storm. Being part of The Ark's fandom has given her everything she loves - her friend Juliet, her dreams,… Continue reading NEW BOOK NEWS – I Was Born For This

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NEW BOOK NEWS – Leah On The Offbeat

NEW BOOK NEWS Book title: Leah On The Offbeat by Becky Albertalli Synopsis: When it comes to drumming, Leah Burke is usually on beat - but real life isn't always so rhythmic. An anomaly in her friend group, she's the only child of a young, single mum, and her life is decidedly less privileged. And even… Continue reading NEW BOOK NEWS – Leah On The Offbeat

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BOOK REVIEW: The House With Chicken Legs

Huge thanks to Usborne for sending me both and proof and a finished copy of this book. It was a true beauty to read, but made even more special with the illustrations woven through the pages. I raced through this book, almost as fast as a house with chicken legs can run! Twelve-year-old Marinka dreams of… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The House With Chicken Legs

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Why ‘Love, Simon’ is important

Hello you lovely readers! Today, I want to tell you a little story about how a certain book became one of my favourites, and one that has since become a really wonderful film adaptation. I hope you'll enjoy... A couple of years ago, I started working in Waterstones. One shift, a colleague showed me a… Continue reading Why ‘Love, Simon’ is important

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BOOK REVIEW: A Conjuring of Light

  Please, somebody hold me. I refuse - absolutely refuse - to believe it's over. After meeting with author V.E. Schwab the same evening I finished the book too! My emotions just weren't ready for what this book had in store. Please be warned! If you haven't read ANY of the Shades of Magic series,… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: A Conjuring of Light

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BOOK REVIEW: Children of Blood & Bone

Wow. What a debut!! Children of Blood and Bone took my breath away with every page. There were bits that disturbed me, bits that gave me chills, and there were some brilliant characters woven into the storytelling. Be warned - if you haven't read the book yet, there will be some spoilers! Zélie remembers when the… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Children of Blood & Bone