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LGBTQ+ in YA – Part One

LGBTQ+ characters and story lines in Young Adult fiction has been something that we are starting to see a lot more of than in previous years. This has been after a long time of so many people campaigning and writing to make sure we see more LGBTQ+ characters in books. I wanted to write a…… Continue reading LGBTQ+ in YA – Part One

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The Truth About Keeping Secrets – Savannah Brown

Sydney lives in a small Ohio town where her dad was the only psychiatrist for miles before he unexpectedly died. Could Sydney be crazy in thinking that her day, a man whose entire job revolved around other peoples’ secrets, crashed his car along with no explanation? Also, why is June Copeland, the homecoming queen and…… Continue reading The Truth About Keeping Secrets – Savannah Brown

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What I’m Taking to NYA Lit Fest!

This Saturday 16th March is the second ever Northern YA Literary Festival and I am beyond excited to attend again! There are so many incredible authors attending this event this year and a lot of panels that I cannot wait to sit and listen to. One exciting thing about this years event is that me…… Continue reading What I’m Taking to NYA Lit Fest!

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Angie Thomas in Manchester – Event Recap

On Wednesday I went to an incredibly exciting event! I went to the Angie Thomas event in Manchester! This event was a chance to listen to Angie Thomas answer questions about her latest novel “On the Come Up”, as well as questions about the bestselling novel “The Hate U Give”! At the end of the…… Continue reading Angie Thomas in Manchester – Event Recap

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Proud the Anthology – Various Authors

Thank you to the publisher who gifted me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Proud is a bold, moving and heart-warming anthology of stories and poetry by top LGBTQ+ YA authors as well as some new talented authors. Each of the stories in this anthology has an illustration by an…… Continue reading Proud the Anthology – Various Authors

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The Quiet at the End of the World – Lauren James

Lowrie and Shen are the youngest people left on the plant after a freak virus causes global infertility. They live in a small pocket of London and are doted upon by a small, ageing community. The pair spend most of their days mudlarking for treasure and artefacts throughout London. Suddenly when a secret is uncovered…… Continue reading The Quiet at the End of the World – Lauren James

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February Book Haul

I went book shopping a lot in February (I mean when don’t I!) and wanted to shared a book haul including all of the books that I bought in February! I am going to stick with the format I did for last months book haul in which I talked a little about when I bought the books…… Continue reading February Book Haul