Last Lesson by James Goodhand

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*The book discussed in this post was gifted by Penguin.

When i got the email about Last Lesson by debut author, James Goodhand, i felt like the description pulled me in instantly. It contained a lot of my buzzwords and i was so excited to get my hands on a copy of it, to explore the world of mental health in teenagers.

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Skylarks by Karen Gregory

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Skylarks has been a long time coming read for me. I heard countless good things about this novel before it’s release and it just kept getting more and more hyped as the days went on. I never read Countless, Karen’s debut novel, so i was excited to dive in to her second book and see what the fuss is about. Myself and Sophie chose to read Skylarks for our June book club pick (mainly because it was also a YALC read) as so many people had hyped it.

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The Mist by Stephen King

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David is puzzled by a storm that hits his small town by the lake. Once it passes after a night, they emerge from the basement to check the damage, pretty much everything is in tatters. Once David heads to the store for supplies, a mist falls upon the city. No-one can leave, and no-one is getting out. There’s something in the mist but you wouldn’t dare to find out what.

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Soundless by Richelle Mead

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Soundless is the story of a deaf village who live on the top of a mountain, unable to climb down. They rely on trade, they send metals, golds and silvers down the mountain in return for food from the towns below. However one day when the deaf civilianists start to also turn blind, they have no choice but to investigate their food options down below with the town’s people. This job is ultimately down to Fei, the only girl in the village who has regained her hearing.

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