We’re thrilled to tell you that we’re part of the blog tour for The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson, one of the most talked-about – and significant – YA debuts of 2015. I read this last year and was bowled over by the story, characters and issues covered and I think you will be too. Continue reading “Introducing The Art of Being Normal blog tour”
After lots of discussion about this topic earlier in 2014, and inspired by the We Need Diverse Books campaign, Kate shares some recent reading recommendations of more diverse YA and MG. Continue reading “Podcast: YA Edition – Diverse Reads”
Rob’s unwell this week so instead we bring you an extra special YA episode where Kate looks at school stories with a twist!
Kate talks to author Tom Pollock about The Skyscraper Throne trilogy, in the run-up to the release of the final part, Our Lady of the Streets. Continue reading “Young Adult Podcast: Tom Pollock discusses The Skyscraper Throne”
Kate discusses her recent visit to the movie-themed blogger’s brunch at Random House. Continue reading “Young Adult Podcast: RHCP Goes To The Movies”
Christmas is almost here and to get us in the mood, Kate discusses some snowy Christmas reads! Continue reading “Young Adult Podcast: Snowy Christmas Reads”
Welcome to Adventures With Words Young Adult Edition. Once a month, Kate will be going solo to discuss the best of Young Adult fiction, old and new, especially great UKYA.
Don’t worry – your normal podcast will be continuing; you can subscribe to this podcast separately in iTunes if YA is your thing, and you’ll be able to find all the YA Edition podcasts at www.adventureswithwords.com/yaedition
I wanted to share this morning’s book post with you, as I’m really excited about it.
Jo Fletcher Books have been brilliant enough to send these lovely copies of The City’s Son and The Glass Republic, the first two parts of the Skyscraper Throne trilogy by Tom Pollock. I’ve heard him talking about these books on The Readers recently, plus heard a lot of extremely positive things and I’m sure I’m going to really enjoy reading these.
One chance to save humankind.
The earth has almost been destroyed by the forces of darkness. Those who have survived are barely human, drifting in a world ruled by famine, terrorism and war. Any last hope now rests with five extraordinary teenagers: the Gatekeepers.
The Five must find each other and make a final stand against Chaos, King of the Old Ones… but Chaos is everywhere. He calls to them from Antarctica, where he is gathering his forces, preparing for a last battle in the frozen wasteland of Oblivion. And one of the Five has turned traitor.
The others know that without him they cannot win.
Chaos beckons. Oblivion awaits. Continue reading “Review: Oblivion, by Anthony Horowitz”