Introducing… Adventures With Words Young Adult Edition

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

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YA Book Post Bundle

I wanted to share this morning’s book post with you, as I’m really excited about it.

The City's Son and The Glass Republic, by Tom Pollock Published by Jo Fletcher Books
The City’s Son and The Glass Republic, by Tom Pollock
Published by Jo Fletcher Books
Curious Fox bundle, including Secrets and Spies: Treason by Jo Macauley
Curious Fox bundle, including Secrets and Spies: Treason by Jo Macauley

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.

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Review: Oblivion, by Anthony Horowitz

oblivionbookOne 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”