The First YALC Announcment

The day finally came where we started to get announcements for the YALC guests this year. It’s always my favourite time of the reading year when we get some information of what books to be reading before the event in July.

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March 2018 Wrap-Up

In February, i was determined to have a good reading month in March. It’s been a long time since i’ve been fully content with what i’ve read in a month, and have felt happy with the amount i’ve been reading. I think in March i’ve finally done it, i’m happy with what i read!

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Clean by Juno Dawson

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*I was sent a copy of Clean by Juno Dawson in exchange for an honest review*
Juno is one of my favourite authors. I adore her writing and her characters and the daring aspects to her work. She pushes the boundaries of YA and that’s so refreshing to read, and definitely something i think younger YA readers are owed.

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Northern YA Literary Festival

On Saturday the 24th of March i attended the NYALitFest in association with UCLan and Waterstones – i attended this Sophie-less because obviously she’s ill at the most inappropriate of times. The event is in it’s first year this year and was created in order to celebrate the launch of their BA in publishing at the university.

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Reading Habits

I’ve wanted to make a post about my reading habits for a while now, but i find myself being unable to structure anything of this nature. I can’t just write about my reading habits, i need to be prompted with questions. It’s a good thing i found the Reading Habits Tag by TheBookJazz!

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Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda Book and Film Chat

adaptation29473246_1700014890046096_7895038312623112192_o.jpgI’ve heard about this book by Becky Albertelli for a long, long time and I always meant to pick it up. I finally did buy it in February (mainly because the film was approaching and I needed to get a read on before I saw it!). My girlfriend managed to get us free tickets to an early screening of the adaptation, Love, Simon, at the Vue cinema in Manchester so I was able to see it on the 19th February! I sped read the book the weekend before and had only a few pages left before I sat down ready for the movie. I just want to have a little chat about the book and the film and what I thought about them!  Continue reading