Warm coming-of-age book about Violet, her friends, her family and their relationships, and first love
A wonderful romantic read which is heart-warming, easy reading with vivid characters and dialogue
Not a bad first effort from a new author about two young people, unhappy with life who are given a second chance
Action all the way with new hero, Jimmy Chartron in this highly enjoyable young adult fantasy, suitable for middle grade readers too
A very moving book about Sammy Lou and his brother, Avery, two boys struggling to survive in a world that is hostile to them
The Trouble with Belonging by Magdalena Stanhoff – A modern tale of love that engages, to some extent, in discussion of the multicultural nature of our world today and its resulting tensions
Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag by Oliver Bowden – For fans of the game, this will be a welcome addition; for those unfamiliar, it is still an action-packed tale of pirates and adventure.
A coming-of-age novel told by Jayne, a science lover whose life is transformed and how she uses her differing parents’ views to navigate it
Lady Jane Grey’s story is a truly tragic one and Ann Rinaldi shows just how she was used as a pawn in a power play during Tudor history
It may be for young adults but I loves this book – if you want to be transported back to your teenage days without the angst, this is for you.