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Chinglish by Sue Chueng

Chinglish by Sue Chueng

It is difficult trying to talk in our family cos:  a) Grandparents don’t speak English at all b) Mum hardly speaks any English c) Me, Bonny and Simon hardly speak Chinese d) Dad speaks Chinese and good English – but doesn’t like talking In other words, we all have to cobble together tiny bits of English … Continue reading

Heartstream by Tom Pollock

Heartstream by Tom Pollock

I just wanted to see you. Before the end. A taut psychological thriller about obsession, fame and betrayal, for fans of Black Mirror. Cat is in love. Always the sensible one, she can’t believe that she’s actually dating, not to mention dating a star. But the fandom can’t know. They would eat her alive. And … Continue reading

Teeth in the Mist by Dawn Kurtagich

Teeth in the Mist by Dawn Kurtagich

Before the birth of time, a monk uncovers the Devil’s Tongue and dares to speak it. The repercussions will be felt for generations… Sixteen-year-old photography enthusiast Zoey has been fascinated by the haunted, burnt-out ruins of Medwyn Mill House for as long as she can remember–so she and her best friend, Poulton, run away from … Continue reading

Q&A with Cat Clarke #LettingGo

Q&A with Cat Clarke #LettingGo

Cat Clarke was born in Zambia and brought up in Edinburgh and Yorkshire. She worked in children’s publishing before becoming a full-time writer after her debut Entangled became a worldwide bestseller. Cat lives in Edinburgh.   Why did you want to write LETTING GO? I fancied writing something with a very different setting to my … Continue reading

Take a Chance on Me by Beth Garrod #BlogTour

Take a Chance on Me by Beth Garrod #BlogTour

Meg had a disastrous first kiss she would rather forget, but this is the summer she puts it behind her. This is the summer she has a perfect, swoony, just-like-in-the-movies kiss with a hot boy – and what better setting than the sun-drenched Greek island she’s holidaying on? But with three very different boys vying … Continue reading

We Are Not Okay by Natália Gomes

We Are Not Okay by Natália Gomes

If only they could have spoken out. Lucy thinks she’s better than the other girls. Maybe if she’s pointing fingers at everyone else, no one will see the secret she’s hiding. Ulana comes from a conservative Muslim family where reputation is everything. One rumour –  true or false – can destroy futures. Trina likes to … Continue reading