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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Creative Writing In Schools @ Bath Children’s Literature Festival

by Emma Sewell
by Emma Sewell

bath-kids-lit-festWithout creative writing and creative thinking, where would we be? There would be no books, no songs and no leaps into the unknown.

On Tuesday night at the Guildhall in Bath, Paper Nations held their event “How can we keep creative writing alive in our schools?” At this point, I struggle to know what to write. I went into that hall with what I thought was a clear idea of what I was going to hear but came out with something completely different.

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Book of the Month: October

by Emma Sewell
by Emma Sewell

botmIt’s time for our second round of Book of the Month. Last month we had a tough time cutting it down to one top pick and six others to watch… this month was no different.

We’d love to hear from you if you’ve read any of this month’s (or last month’s) selection. Leave us a review in the comments below, or a link to your review online.

Happy Reading!

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Book of the Month: September

by Emma Sewell
by Emma Sewell

Every month we will be bringing you the best new publishing in secondary fiction. We’ll be selecting six great new titles, and one featured Book of the Month.

Take a look at what September has in store for you below! Click on any of the images to go straight to our website and add your favourites to your basket.

We’ve also included some handy links at the bottom where you can find some great extra content.

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