Tag Archives: YA

Sprout – Dale Peck Review

An excellent book that I finally decided I wasn’t going to be able to obtain via my library or by trading, so I forked over for it. Worth every penny I have to say and very much re-readable…which is always … Continue reading

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Matched – Ally Condie Review

This book surprised me, in the best possible way. It was an absolute page turner that had me hooked right from the start. amazon.co.uk says: “On her seventeenth birthday, Cassia meets her Match. Society dictates he is her perfect partner … Continue reading

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3-in-1 review… the first three novels of the year…

1. Hold On – Alan Gibbons This novel is a rather stark look at a boys suicide and a girls mission to get the vengeance for him she feels he deserves. However it is a very interesting look at how … Continue reading

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Massive – Julia Bell (2002)

It seems as though the books I am choosing to read lately are ‘weight issue’ books, this is more of a what struck my interest at the time in the library as opposed to purposfully seeking out books on this … Continue reading

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Skin – A M Vrettos (2006)

This is so much more than a book about Anorexia. I’m incredibly impressed that this was a first novel, for it showed a stylistic maturity and complexity I might not have expected if I had know when I started it, … Continue reading

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Wake – Lisa McMann (2008)

Book Blogger Rec’s #2 From amazon.co.uk: For seventeen-year-old Janie, getting sucked into other people’s dreams at any given moment is getting tired. Especially the falling dreams, and the standing-in-front-of-the-class-naked ones. But then there are the nightmares, the ones that chill … Continue reading

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Top 10 (new to me) reads of 2010

So, a yearly round up if you will. In this instance I am commenting on my top 10 new reads… so in any given instance, whilst another book might have been slightly more favoured, if I have read it before … Continue reading

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