Lucky Dip Jars To Help You Beat Lockdown Blues

Adapting to this new normal is not the easiest of things, but knowing that we are all in it together keeps us going. Ryan and I have now got a little routine going to help us get through lockdown and keep our spirits high, and part of that routine involves…

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Review: Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett

A romantic YA gem that was hidden away on my TBR shelf. Starry Eyes Summary Best-friends-turned-worst-enemies Zorie and Lennon have made an art of avoiding each other. But when a group camping trip goes south, Zorie and Lennon find themselves stranded in the wilderness. Alone. Together. What could possibly go…

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Review: Breathe by Sarah Crossan

A good, eye-opening dystopian about a world with no trees. Breathe Summary The world has no air. If you want to survive, you pay to breathe. But what if you can’t? And what if you think everything could be different? Three teens will leave everything they know behind in Sarah…

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New Obsession: Paige Toon

I had been hearing about Paige Toon for years, but until recently I never got round to picking up any of her books. When she released a YA contemporary in 2014 called The Accidental Life of Jessie Jefferson, I still wasn’t convinced she’d be my kind of author, because the…

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Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

An addictive dystopian that I’d recommend despite some frustrating flaws.  Ready Player One Summary In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he’s jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade’s devoted his life to studying…

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