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BOOKTALK// Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld

BOOKTALK// Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld

22748430From international bestselling author, Scott Westerfeld, comes Afterworlds, a brand new, thought-provoking, suspenseful thriller you won’t be able to put down!

Darcy Patel has put college and everything else on hold to publish her teen novel, Afterworlds. Arriving in New York with no apartment or friends she wonders whether she’s made the right decision until she falls in with a crowd of other…

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BOOKTALK// The Girl Who Walked On Air by Emma Carroll

BOOKTALK// The Girl Who Walked On Air by Emma Carroll

20751439Abandoned as a baby at Chipchase’s Travelling Circus, Louie dreams of becoming a ‘Showstopper’. Yet Mr Chipchase only ever lets her sell tickets. No Death-Defying Stunts for her. So in secret, Louie practises her act- the tightrope- and dreams of being the Girl Who Walked on Air. All she needs is to be given the chance to shine.

One night a terrible accident occurs. Now the circus needs Louie’s…

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Fleur Delacour, Harry noticed, was eyeing Bill with great interest over her mother’s shoulder. Harry could tell she had no objection whatsoever to long hair or earrings with fangs on them.

"The Third Task," Goblet of Fire

I love Fleur Delacour, okay? See the boy. Want the boy. GET THE BOY. KEEP THE BOY FOREVER AND DON’T CARE IF THE BOY GETS MAULED BY A WEREWOLF.
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BOOKTALK// The Mission (Boy Nobody #2) by Allen Zadoff

BOOKTALK// The Mission (Boy Nobody #2) by Allen Zadoff

The MissionPunchy. Edgy. Unmissable. Jason Bourne meets James Bond for teen readers. 

He was the perfect assassin. No name. No past. No remorse.

Perfect, that is, until he began to ask questions and challenge his orders. Now The Program is worried that their valuable soldier has become a liability.

And so begins a new mission. A test of sorts. A chance to prove his loyalty.

But nothing about this mission is…

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY// The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach

FLASHBACK FRIDAY// The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach

There are many great books that I have wanted to talk about on this blog but I could never think of a valid excuse to do so. Here is my excuse. On the occasional Friday I will think back to books that I have read in the past and not reviewed on here. It’s gonna be cool for two reasons. Reason 1) It will work like a cheeky reading log for little old me! And reason 2) I can show you some really…

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BOOKTALK// Shift by Kim Curran

BOOKTALK// Shift by Kim Curran

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This cover is brilliant, btw! It’s so gorgeous!

When your average, 16-year old loser, Scott Tyler, meets the beautiful and mysterious Aubrey Jones, he learns he’s not so average after all. He’s a ‘Shifter’. And that means he has the power to undo any decision he’s ever made. At first, he thinks the power to shift is pretty cool. But as his world starts to unravel around him he realises that each…

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REVIEW// Boy21 by Matthew Quick

REVIEW// Boy21 by Matthew Quick

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Headline have done a BRILLIANT job with the UK edition of this book!

It’s never been easy for Finley, particularly at home. But two things keep him going: his place on the basketball team and his girlfriend, Erin – the light in even the darkest of his days.


Then Russ arrives. He answers only to Boy21, claims to be from outer space, and also has a past he wants to escape. He’s one of the best high…

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REVIEW// Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan

REVIEW// Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan

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The UK cover that is published by Electric Monkey…

New York Times  bestselling author David Levithan tells the based-on-true-events story of Harry and Craig, two 17-year-olds who are about to take part in a 32-hour marathon of kissing to set a new Guinness World Record—all of which is narrated by a Greek Chorus of the generation of gay men lost to AIDS. 

While the two increasingly dehydrated and…

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REVIEW// The Wind Singer (Wind on Fire #1) by William Nicholson

REVIEW// The Wind Singer (Wind on Fire #1) by William Nicholson

Kestrel Hath’s schoolroom rebellion against the stifling caste system of Aramanth leads to explosive consequences for her and her family: they are relegated to the city’s lowest caste and are ostracized. With nothing left to lose, Kestrel and her twin brother, Bowman, do the unthinkable: they leave the city walls. Their only hope to rescue the rest of their family is to find the key to the wind…

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