News: Western Mysteries Trailer

Lots of news recently, but I promise I will post a review tomorrow! Anyway, today is the official unveiling of a trailer for the first book in the Western Mysteries: The Case of the Deadly Desperados by Caroline Lawrence, who wrote one of my favourite childhood series; the Roman Mysteries (and whom I an indebted … Continue reading

Inheritance Cover (Inheritance Cycle Book 4)

Inheritance Cycle Book 4 announced

I have a bit of a history with the Inheritance Cycle. I read them first in year 6- when I was 11 years old. I loved them then, and they were my fantasy Bible. The Inheritance Cycle is what brought me to the internet; I discovered a forum where thousands of people were discussing the … Continue reading

Book Week Summary Vlog 20/3/2011

So, I recorded a vlog. I don’t know why, I just did. It was embarrassing, but I spent 3 and a half hours uploading it to YouTube, and the response from Twitter has been great, so it’s now a weekly occurrence and I’m going to embed it weekly into a post! So, you may now … Continue reading

EVENT: Department 19 Pre-publication event

Many of you who are following my on the ol’ twitter will have heard that I was invited to the Department 19 pre-publication event at HarperCollins featuring the very man himself, Will Hill. He spoke about his debut YA horror/thriller novel which will be publishing on the 31st March. I was lucky enough to be … Continue reading

New 2011 Artemis Fowl Cover Rebrand

News: Artemis Fowl Book Cover Rebranding

Yesterday, on the 4th March, Eoin Colfer and a small group of people gathered in Picadilly Circus, London, to unveil the new, 10th anniversary edition covers of the entire Artemis Fowl series. I’m often quite annoyed when publishers decided to rebrand covers mid-series, as it often means that I have two mismatching halves of a … Continue reading

I Am Number Four Giveaway Result

The lucky winner of the very lovely paperback copy of I Am Number Four is: Stevie Finegan! Thank you to all who entered. Stevie- you’ll hopefully receive I Am Number Four within the week. Enjoy! All your names, emails and addressess will be destroyed. Thanks to Puffin Books to making this giveaway possible. Note: the … Continue reading

Alex Bell

Guest Post: It’s All In The Name ~Alex Bell

Alex Bell is the author of both Lex Trent: Versus The Gods and Lex Trent: Fighting With Fire (links to reviews), as well as various other non-YA novels. She’s been wonderful enough to write a guest post for us to commemorate the publication of Lex Trent: Fighting With Fire, a novel I thoroughly enjoyed. Names … Continue reading

Wintercraft: Blackwatch UK Cover

Cover reveal: Wintercraft #2: Blackwatch

This cover reveal is a bit late in comparison to when the cover was actually released; and I myself only heard about this today. So, for whatever reason, it’s a bit late- but at least it was released! Anyway, for those who haven’t heard of Wintercraft (which I reviewed last year) here is the blurb: … Continue reading

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Giveaway: I Am Number Four

To celebrate the release of the I Am Number Four film (18th February) we have been given the opputunity to give away a copy of the reprint paperback edition of the novel, which was published last year! The paperback edition has a slightly different cover design (much lovelier, in my opinion!) and looks awesome. I … Continue reading

Chris d'Lacey

An Interview With Chris d’Lacey!

To celebrate Chris d’Lacey’s newest novel, Fireworld, being released today (6th January 2011), we are holding an interview with him! If you’re a fan of his Last Dragon Chronicles, this shall give lots of insights into the whys, hows and whens! The Last Dragon Chronicles are widely sucessful, and Fire World is the penultimate novel … Continue reading

Top YA books of 2010

Inline with what other bloggers are doing over the coming week or so, leading up to the new year, I’ve also decided to do a personal list of the best books of 2010, for me. I hate making lists, as I find it very hard to prioritise novels over others, when they are both very … Continue reading

Happy Christmas!!

As I’m sure you’re aware, today be the 25th! I haven’t got much to say except to wish you all a very happy (hopefully a booked up!) Christmas! And, if you’re like me, don’t eat too much!

Notable Quotes #1

Notable Quotes is a meme hosted by Bewitched Bookworms. Past Notable Quotes | What is Notable Quotes? ‘Look at the star-gazer taken in by his own legend,’ he said. ‘Look at the child reaching for the skies, when all around him the real things, the solid things, everything that matters, are taken away. And no … Continue reading

The Lost Hero US Cover

Cover Chat #2

Welcome to Cover Chat- this is a new meme that has a slightly different take on the UK vs US cover comparison features many bloggers have. If you want to find out more about why Cover Chat is different, or how to participate, read the “official” Cover Chat Page. Today, myself and Aaron from Guy … Continue reading

I Don't Want To Kill You UK Cover

A Covered Surprise

I had a surprise when I returned from school on wednesday. Something had arrived in the post; something which I wasn’t expecting, but made my day.  It was a finished copy of Dan Well’s final novel in his John Cleaver trilogy, I Don’t Want To Kill You. How awesome is that?! It’s certainly going to … Continue reading

The Snow Spider US Cover

December 12th- Snow Spider

This is part of the Christmas Book Advent Calender, where we post a new Christmas/winter book recommendation every day leading up to Christmas. More info can be found here… December 12th- Snow Spider recommended by Saffie Jenny Nimmo’s The Magician Trilogy (aka The Snow Spider Trilogy) is another oldie but goldie (though not quite as … Continue reading