Book of the Month: February

by Emma Sewell
by Emma Sewell

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February may be a little quiet on publishing, but it didn’t make the choice for Book of the Month any easier.

We’re sure that our top pick is going to be a winner, but why don’t you take a look for yourself and let us know what you think?

Happy Reading!

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Book Of The Month: January

by Emma Sewell
by Emma Sewell

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Happy New Year to all you avid readers out there! We’re starting January off with our Book of the Month feature, and as usual you’ll be able to find seven top picks from this month’s publishing.

Hopefully Santa brought you lots of lovely new books in your stocking this year. If you’ve got any recommendations let us know in the comments below.

Happy Reading!

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Tough Stuff @ Bath Children’s Literature Festival

by Emma Sewell
by Emma Sewell

bath-kids-lit-festSaturday was a busy day at the Bath Children’s Literature Festival. It marked the first YA Day that they’ve had, and there were lots of fantastic authors there to kick it off.

Tough Stuff! brought together three great authors, Meg Rosoff (How I Live Now, Beck), Kevin Brooks (Bunker Diary, Born Scared) and Clare Furniss (The Year of the Rat, How Not to Disappear), to discuss how far YA books can go, what’s off limits, and what’s not.

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Book of the Month: November & December

by Emma Sewell
by Emma Sewell

Book of the MonthFor this Book of the Month, we’ve packed together November and December in one go! Both months might be slower publishing months than the others, but don’t worry, it doesn’t mean there are less exciting books!

So, not only have you got a Book of the Month, you’ve also got NINE top picks, AND a seasonal Book of the Month!

Take a look at what we’ve picked below, and remember to let us know what you thought of them in the comments!

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Book Review: Our Chemical Hearts

by Emma Sewell
by Emma Sewell

This month’s Book of the Month is Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal Sutherland. So what is it, in a nutshell? It has a bit of everything: friendship, love, humour, heartache. It’s the tale of a boy finding first love, and learning how tough life can be when you’re in it.

Now, here’s confession time…

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