On Thursday 21st January, I headed over to the first event at the newly opened Waterstones Tottenham Court Road (open until 11pm – try the cocktails!) to hear Juno Dawson and Dr Olivia Hewitt talk to Jo Elvin, editor at [Read more]
It’s a topical one this week – Rob and Kate talk about whether books and reading can be a force for good in the light of recent events, and give you their thoughts on what they’ve been reading lately – [Read more]
In May’s YA Edition podcast, Kate mentions the YA titles from the Pan Macmillan/MyKindaBook Vlogger Evening Pub(lishing) Quiz, and then gives the lowdown on Hot Key Books’ hot titles coming up in the second half of 2015, which she heard [Read more]
I’m a big UKYA reader, but then I’ve had a lot of practise – nearly 20 years worth of eagerly devouring fantastic books written for young people. I was lucky to be that age which coincided with the first big [Read more]
Two boys. Two secrets. David Piper has always been an outsider. His parents think he’s gay. The school bully thinks he’s a freak. Only his two best friends know the real truth – David wants to be a girl. On [Read more]
Whether you fancy boys or girls or both, whether you feel like a boy or a girl on the inside…you’re just you, right? With laugh-out-loud with and wisdom James Dawson smashes the myths and prejudice surrounding sexual orientation and gender [Read more]
Rob and Kate continue their look at the Man Booker Prize Longlist before discussing some new books.
Ryan is looking forward to spending the summer with his old school friends at Katie’s luxurious Spanish villa. He hasn’t seen the gang since their friend, Janey, committed suicide a year ago. He hopes this summer they’ll be able to [Read more]
Kate and Rob discuss the changes to next year’s Man Booker Prize and discuss a number of new books, including those from James Dawson, Robert Harris and William Boyd.
There’s lots happening behind the scenes at Adventures With Words at the moment, and there’ll be more reviews coming soon, but in the meantime, I’d like to share some of our lovely new arrivals with you. No, not another royal [Read more]
James Dawson’s YA Starter Kit James Dawson, author of Hollow Pike, sets out a great YA Starter kit – essential reads if you’re new to the genre. Follow him on Twitter @_jamesdawson and check out our review of Hollow Pike [Read more]
She thought she’d be safe in the country, but you can’t escape your own nightmares, and Lis London dreams repeatedly that someone is trying to kill her. Lis thinks she’s being paranoid – after all who would want to murder [Read more]