I’m so pleased to part of the group of bloggers invited to give you a preview of the new series coming from Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl. Every Friday over the next few weeks, I’ll be looking back and bringing [Read more]
Tally Youngblood is about to turn sixteen, and she can’t wait for the operation that turns everyone from a repellent ugly into a stunningly attractive pretty and catapults you into a high-tech paradise where your only job is to party. [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]
In Ethan Wate’s hometown there lies the darkest of secrets… There is a girl. Slowly, she pulled the hood from her head…green eyes, black hair. Lena Duchannes. There is a curse. On the Sixteenth Moon, of the Sixteenth Year, the [Read more]
Bohemia, 1741 On the northern banks of the Vltava River an extraordinary event is taking place. Inside a private chapel a high-born Hungarian lady is being laid to rest. But not before her heart is removed from her body and [Read more]
Just in time for Halloween, Kate and Rob discuss vampires in books, films and TV. Get your holy water and crosses at the ready!
This week we discuss young adult fiction – is it just for kids?
When it was published in 2005, Twilight was an instant sensation. Hundreds, no, thousands of teenage girls devoured the series, delighted by twin heroes Edward and Jacob, both driven to desperation and dangerous acts by their love for damsel-in-distress Bella [Read more]
Kate on The Hunger Games: Katniss Everdeen. Long brown hair, an olive complexion and used to struggling to stay alive. She’s also the heroine of teen book and now film sensation The Hunger Games. She’s able to transfer her skills [Read more]