Tell it to the Moon – guest post on home schooling by author Siobhan Curham

As regular readers will know, most of my children are home educated, and despite growing numbers of children educated outside school, it’s a topic rarely touched upon in fiction. So when I was offered Tell it to the Moon to read and review, and I realised it included a home schooled teenager, I jumped at […]

YA or not YA? – the author Antonia Honeywell guest posts on writing and reading labels.

I loved Antonia Honeywell’s book The Ship and I’m thrilled today to be hosting a guest post and giveaway promoting the rather wonderful YA Shot initiative from Alexia Casale. (As an aside there *are* still a few tickets available for this set of events, please do click on through to the site if you are […]

M is for autism by The Students Of Limpsfield Grange School and Vicky Martin

Buy M is for Autism at Amazon. Buy M is for Autism at JKP books. Buy M is for autism at Hive M. That’s what I’d like you to call me please. I’ll tell you why later. Welcome to M’s world. It’s tipsy-turvy, sweet and sour, and the beast of anxiety lurks outside classrooms ready to […]

fire colour one by Jenny Valentine

Affiliate links (thank you for your support) Buy at amazon buy at Hive Iris’s father, Ernest, is at the end of his life and she hasn’t even met him. Her best friend, Thurston, is somewhere on the other side of the world. Everything she thought she knew is up in flames. Now her mother has […]

Boys don’t cry by Malorie Blackman

Boys Don’t Cry | Despite Malorie Blackman’s reputation, I’ve somehow come this far without reading any of her work. I finally put that right this week, when one of Big’s friends lent me Boys don’t cry, and I read it in one sitting. (Who needs sleep anyway?) Blurb: In Boys Don’t Cry, bestselling author Malorie […]

Mind Games: Teri Terry

Pre order at Mind Games | Pre order on kindle | Pre order at Hive On the day I found out I’d been longlisted in the UKYA blogger awards it seems only appropriate to review a forthcoming UKYA title. (And run back through my archives making sure ones I’ve reviewed before are tagged 😉 I’ve […]

Reading in the garden – Earth Flight.

I have a lot on my todo list. order paperback| order kindle | order at Hive So obviously, what I did yesterday, was sit in the garden and read a book. I’ve already read and reviewed Earth Girl and Earth Star by Janet Edwards, so I was desperate to get my hands on book 3 […]

Kim Curran: Dreams and regrets – a GLAZE blog tour guest post.

Welcome Kim Curran: When I read Jax’s beautiful post on Dreams and Regrets I was nodding harder than a bobble head dog. Like many writers, I’ve had my share of rejections. Although, as I’m relatively new in the game, mine are all in digital form. But ever now and then I look back on those […]

Earth Star by Janet Edwards.

I very much enjoyed Earth Girl, the debut SF from Janet Edwards. So when I saw via twitter that the sequel was being released for review via netgalley, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it. 18-year-old Jarra has a lot to prove. After being awarded one of the military’s highest honours for her […]

Acid by Emma Pass.

I’ve been struggling with reading recently. I’ve started lots of books, and got quite a way into some of them, got interrupted by life and just never really felt like going back. I hate it. It’s kind of untidy in my head, half started stories, but none of them dragging me back, all feeling rather […]

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