Category Archives: Young adult

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Part I

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Part I

Bit of a review of HP&tCC Part I but mostly just wild speculation for Part II 🙂 come discuss! …

Book review of How the Marquis got his Coat Back by Neil Gaiman

How the Marquis Got His Coat Back – Neil Gaiman

A short but densely packed Neverwhere story about everyone’s favourite marquis. Needless to say, it contains a fairly major spoiler for Neverwhere – you have been warned.…

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Book review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower – Stephen Chbosky

An experience of adolescence as engaging as Catcher in the Rye – but a lot more optimistic. …

Deathsniffer's Assistant book review

Review: The Deathsniffer’s Assistant – Kate McIntyre

The Deathsniffer’s Assistant takes place in a fantastic world where spirits and elementals are exploited in electricity’s stead, and where people are born with strange abilities……

Lion's Pride book review

EXTRACT & GIVEAWAY! The Lion’s Pride – Natalie Crown

Today I’m going to do a slightly different post to commemorate the release of The Lion’s…

Sentinel Joshua Winning book review

Sentinel – Joshua Winning

A promising start to the trilogy, Sentinel is exactly the sort of book that I used to love to burn through as a teenager – fantastic, angsty and a little bit dark.…

Panther by David Owen

Panther – David Owen with Q&A!

Bold and moving, Panther is more than a children’s story – it’s an exploration of how depression affects not only the sufferer, but the people around them. Includes a Question & Answer session with author David Owen!…

Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda – Becky Albertalli

A high school romantic drama that’s easy to read and relate to – I really enjoyed it and got through the whole thing before teatime.…

The Honours – Tim Clare

When thirteen-year-old Delphine and her parents relocate to Alderberen Hall to join a strange and elite society for the ‘perpetual improvement of man’, she is immediately suspicious. Within minutes of entering the estate, Delphine overhears a conversation that has her convinced the society is a front for some nefarious plot to facilitate an invasion (by communists? Germans?!) into England. But, before long, the true intent of the league is revealed and it is nothing quite so pedestrian……

The Boy Who Lost Fairyland – Catherynne Valente

This book is utter nonsense… you’re going to love it. Book review for Catherynne Valente’s latest book, The Boy Who Lost Fairyland – heralded as one of the best fantasy books of the decade. …

Blog tour: Chronicles from Château Moines – Evelyne Holingue

Blog tour and GIVEAWAY for Chronicles from Château Moines by Evelyne Holingue!

Giveaway runs until 18 March 2015, so hurry! 🙂 …

Harry Potter series winter re-read and read-along!

Ok, I’ve just seen this floating around WordPress and I have poor self control, so, behold:…