Posted in December 2016

Book of the Year 2016

Book of the Year 2016

10:00 a.m. The principal of Opportunity, Alabama’s high school finishes her speech, welcoming the entire student body to a new semester and encouraging them to excel and achieve. 10:02 a.m. The students get up to leave the auditorium for their next class. 10:03 The auditorium doors won’t open. 10:05 Someone starts shooting. Told over the … Continue reading

Top Ten Best Books Of 2016

Top Ten Best Books Of 2016

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. I didn’t split this down. I just picked my favourites – which was super hard because 10 seems like such a small number. Also they aren’t in any order! .   Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton “Tell me that and … Continue reading

The Bookshelf (November & December 2016)

The Bookshelf (November & December 2016)

Books reviewed in November: The White Fox written & illustrated by Jackie Morris Orangeboy by Patrice Lawrence Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty & David Roberts (Illustrations) The Serpent House by Bea Davenport The Sun is also a Star by Nicola Yoon Discussion Review of Girl Detached by Manuela Salvi Birdy Flynn by Helen Donohoe The Girl With No Nose by … Continue reading

Luna’s Manga Reviews #6

Luna’s Manga Reviews #6

I love Manga’s and have been reading them for a long time but let’s be honest, as a hobby it’s an expensive one. So I’ve decided to split the series between those I think are worth saving up for & those I’d personally wouldn’t recommend. Enjoy. So the final review slot for 2016 and I’ve … Continue reading

I’ll Be Home for Christmas Anthology #WinterReads

I’ll Be Home for Christmas Anthology #WinterReads

The UK’s top Young Adult authors join together in this collection of new stories and poems on the theme of home. Contributors include: Tom Becker, Holly Bourne, Sita Brahmachari, Kevin Brooks, Melvin Burgess, Katy Cannon , Cat Clarke, Juno Dawson, Julie Mayhew, Non Pratt, Marcus Sedgwick, Lisa Williamson and Benjamin Zephaniah. GBP1 from the sale … Continue reading