Posts under ‘YA’

Mice by Gordon Reece

Five words from the blurb: bullying, women, timid, shattered, control Ignore the weird romance-like cover, this book is a dark, […]

Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend by Matthew Green (audio book)

 Note: Author is known as Matthew Dicks in the US Five words from the blurb: boy, danger, loyalty, imagination, friend […]

The Shadow Speaker – Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu

Five words from the blurb: 2070, mysticism, West Africa, survival, magical  Earlier this year Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu won the World Fantasy […]

My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece – Annabel Pitcher (Audio Book)

Shortlisted for Galaxy National Book Awards 2011 Children’s Book of the Year & Audiobook of the Year Shortlisted for the 2011 […]

The Testament of Jessie Lamb – Jane Rogers

 Long listed for 2011 Booker Prize Five words from the blurb: women, dying, girl, innocent, heroism The Testament of Jessie Lamb […]

No and Me – Delphine de Vigan

 Richard and Judy 2010 Winter Read Translated from the French by George Miller No and Me is a simple story […]