2017 feels like a massive year for YA books. There are a lot of books being released in the next few months that are very hyped and ones that already people are diving in to. However i’ve found a lot from the ‘upcoming releases’ list that i definitely will not be picking up this year, or even at all. Here are the books that i won’t be reading.
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Last night i was lucky enough to attend The Worlds Collide event with Rainbow Rowell and Leigh Bardugo. These are two authors that i love immensely, so i felt very fortunate when i managed to snag a ticket to the very short U.K tour. Leigh was on the road to promote Cooked Kingdom, the second novel in her Six of Crows duology. As far as everyone was aware, Rainbow just joined on for the hell of it, spreading the joy of her five previous novels.
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I chose to give out copies of Shadow and Bone as a part of World Book Night 2016. There were a couple of books on the list that I was interested in, however I figured I should go something a little out of my comfort zone. So Shadow and Bone it was. I’d heard a lot of mixed reviews about it, some people were saying it was just an average YA fantasy book, so I was going in effectively blind.
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