25 June 2021 | Young Adult Fiction

Two new YA novels

Miss 14 is part of the Readings teen advisory board for 2020 and she is lucky enough to receive advance copies of young adult books. And I am lucky enough to read them, too! This week, I read two wonderful young adult books. The boy from the Mish by Gary Lonesborough was published in February…

8 February 2019 | Adult Fiction, Young adult

Sea Hearts – book review

I’m always happy to crawl into bed at the end of the day and read my book but I found myself thinking about bedtime at 4pm, just because I was looking forward to reading my book! This was a library book called Sea Hearts by Margo Lanagan. I reviewed Lanagan’s short stories, Singing my sister…

1 December 2017 | Young adult, Young Adult Fiction

Books for young adults – Christmas ideas

With potentially seven or eight weeks of holidays ahead of them, teenagers need some decent books to keep them away from their screens!¬†Young adult fiction can be a tricky area to navigate – a book that a nineteen-year-old might enjoy may not be suitable for a fourteen-year-old. The age of the protagonist is a good…

25 August 2017 | Young Adult Fiction

No limits by Ellie Marney – book review

At her book launch at the Collins Street Dymocks bookshop, Ellie Marney said she was grateful to everyone who told her to keep writing. Now those supporters are grateful she did keep writing, because the result is No limits, a newly released young adult novel. Ellie is the author of the Every trilogy, a series…