Book Review

Jenny Sparrow Knows the Future – Melissa Pimentel

Title: Jenny Sparrow Knows the Future Author: Melissa Pimentel Publisher: Penguin (27 July, 2017) Genre: Romantic Comedy, Contemporary Blurb: Jenny Sparrow can tell you her future: 1. Meet soulmate at 25 2. Move in with him 3. Marry him this year . . . According to the plan Jenny made at thirteen, it’s time for… Continue reading Jenny Sparrow Knows the Future – Melissa Pimentel

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Lying About Last Summer – Sue Wallman

Title: Lying About Last Summer Author: Sue Wallman Publisher: Scholastic Genre: Young Adult Contemporary, Romance Blurb: Skye is looking for an escape from the reality of last summer when her sister died in a tragic accident. Her parents think that a camp for troubled teenagers might help her process her grief. All of the kids… Continue reading Lying About Last Summer – Sue Wallman

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Beautiful, Broken, Things. – Sara Barnard

Title: Beautiful, Broken, Things Author: Sara Barnard Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Books Genre: Contemporary Young Adult Blurb: I was brave She was reckless We were trouble Best friends Caddy and Rosie are inseparable. Their differences have brought them closer, but as she turns sixteen Caddy begins to wish she could be a bit more like Rosie… Continue reading Beautiful, Broken, Things. – Sara Barnard

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Girl Online: On Tour – Zoe Sugg

Title: Girl Online: On Tour Author: Zoe Sugg Publisher: Penguin Genre: Children’s, Romance, Young Adult. Blurb: Penny’s bags are packed. When Noah invites Penny on his European music tour, she can’t wait to spend time with her rock-god-tastic boyfriend. But, between Noah’s jam-packed schedule, less-than-welcoming bandmates and threatening messages from jealous fans, Penny wonders whether… Continue reading Girl Online: On Tour – Zoe Sugg

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Everything, Everything – Nicola Yoon

Title: Everything, Everything Author: Nicola Yoon Publisher: Corgi Children’s  Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Blurb: Maddy is allergic to the world; stepping outside the sterile sanctuary of her home could kill her. But then Olly moves in next door. And just like that, Maddy realizes there’s more to life than just being alive. You only get… Continue reading Everything, Everything – Nicola Yoon

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Frozen Charlotte – Alex Bell

Title: Frozen Charlotte Author: Alex Bell Genre: Young Adult Horror Publisher: Stripes Publishing Blurb: Dunvegan School for Girls has been closed for many years. Converted into a family home, the teachers and students are long gone. But they left something behind… Sophie arrives at the old schoolhouse to spend the summer with her cousins. Brooding Cameron with his scarred… Continue reading Frozen Charlotte – Alex Bell

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Strange Medicine – Mike Russell

Title: Strange Medicine Author: Mike Russell Favourite Story: Flock ‘We recommend the following prescription: Strange Medicine – weird and wonderful stories for all that ails you. Strange Medicine is a fantastic collection of extraordinary tales of transformation by UK weird-fiction author Mike Russell. If you love the strange, surreal and unusual or if you are just looking for… Continue reading Strange Medicine – Mike Russell

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Stephen King – On Writing

Title: On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft Genre: Non Fiction: Memoir/Writing Craft Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks Blurb: Part memoir, part master class by one of the bestselling authors of all time, this superb volume is a revealing and practical view of the writer’s craft, comprising the basic tools of the trade every writer must have. King’s advice… Continue reading Stephen King – On Writing

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Fractured – Dani Atkins

Title: Fractured Author: Dani Atkins Genre: Contemporary Romance Publisher: Head of Zeus Blurb: The night of the accident changed everything… Now, five years on, Rachel’s life is crumbling. She lives alone in a tiny flat, working in a dead-end job, desperate with guilt over her best friend’s death. She would give anything to turn back the clock. But… Continue reading Fractured – Dani Atkins

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Trigger Warning – Neil Gaimen

Title: Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disurbances Genre: Short Story Collection Favourite Story: My Last Landlady Review: I have nothing but praise for this book. And, I’m serious about that. This collection of stories has made Gaimen one of my favourite writers of all time and ever since coming across this book I have yearned to own another… Continue reading Trigger Warning – Neil Gaimen