Delete by Kim Curran Blog Tour

Smart, sharp science fiction, not only for teenagers. Buy on Kindle Buy at amazon The country is at war. Beset by enemies within and without. And all because of the decisions changed by one boy, Scott Tyler. In this ravaged alternative reality, Scott hardly recognises himself. He’s a war hero, a leader of a unit […]

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 […]

Mars evacuees by Sophia McDougall

I was lucky enough recently to win a signed copy of Mars Evacuees by Sophia McDougall. It’s not just signed though, it’s doodled in. Isn’t this just fab? Amazon The fact that someone had decided I’d be safer on Mars, where you could still only SORT OF breathe the air and SORT OF not get […]

The Giver by Lois Lowry

I’m not quite sure why I haven’t read the Giver before now. And I’m not quite sure why I really wanted to read it now. Someone recommended it, but I can’t remember who. Thank you, anyway. The Giver is dystopian fiction. Without guns. Without violence. The main character is 12 (looking at the film publicity […]

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 […]

The girl with all the gifts

Buy at Amazon |Buy at hive|Buy on kindle Book description from Amazon: NOT EVERY GIFT IS A BLESSING Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant Parks keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into the wheelchair. She thinks […]

Zoe’s Tale Read 52 bk 5.

I’ve been really enjoying these Scalzi SF books – I’ve previously read Old Man’s war, Ghost Brigades and the last colony. Zoe’s Tale is interesting, as it runs alongside The Last Colony, telling most of the same events but from a very different point of view, that of the 16 year old daughter of the […]

The last colony read 52 book 3

(Yes, yes, I know I haven’t blogged book 2 yet. But I’ve read it and it was wonderful and I’m just waiting to find out about the cover and stuff like that 🙂 ) Anyway, I think this means I’ve caught up. Last Colony is classic SF. Aliens, colonies, battles, politics. Heroes, villains, idiots and […]

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 […]

Read 52 – Dystopian fiction and a lucky dip giveaway

The background: I’ve challenged Big to read 52 books this year. She will probably be mentioning them over here on her blog. I’m also going to have a crack at reading at least 52 books myself, and more importantly, I’m going to keep track of what books I’m reading to the little ones. I’m going […]

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