Here are the books I read in February. I didn't manage to make a dent in my non-fiction pile, I ended up sticking to all novels this month. I read two women's fiction novels, continued the fun supernatural series from Charlaine Harris, and read two YA books. After reading Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda… Continue reading What I Read In … February 2018
I'm so excited to welcome YA author C.J. Daugherty to the blog today. I'm a huge fan of her thriller series NIGHT SCHOOL. C.J. talks to me about the series, the inspiration behind it and her journey to publication as well as sharing writing tips so check it out! The series is set in modern… Continue reading Meet the author: C.J. Daugherty – NIGHT SCHOOL
Last weekend I finally got around to watching the film Young Adult. The title of this post is a quote from the film, the context is this: Mavis: "You can come to the city with me like we always planned." Buddy: "Mavis, I'm a married man." Mavis: "I know we can beat this thing, together."… Continue reading Have YA writers never grown up?
In the affluent town of Weslyn, Connecticut, where most people worry about what to be seen in and who to be seen with, Emma Thomas would rather not be seen at all. She’s more concerned with feigning perfection while pulling down her sleeves to conceal the bruises - not wanting anyone to know how far… Continue reading Reason to Breathe – Rebecca Donovan
Pushing the Limits - Katie McGarry No one knows what happened the night Echo Emerson went from popular girl with jock boyfriend to gossiped-about outsider with "freaky" scars on her arms. Even Echo can't remember the whole truth of that horrible night. All she knows is that she wants everything to go back to normal.But… Continue reading Recent reads
From Chicken House website: Jody loves Jackson Gatlin. At his only UK rock concert, she’s right at the front. But when she's caught in the crush and carried back stage she has more than concussion to contend with. Throw in a menacing manager, a super-wired superstar and a Curly Wurly, and Jody finds herself taking home more than just a poster. It’s the accidental kidnapping… Continue reading Meet the author: C.J. Skuse – Rockoholic
Sometimes when I tell people I write young adult stories or stories for teenagers, I receive a blank stare. Some people think have had not been privy to the delights of YA literature although they most likely have (classics like Little Women, for example) but I don't think many people can stay ignorant of this… Continue reading My top ten upcoming YA books to film adaptations