I picked up Penny Joelson’s debut novel ahead of YALC this year, knowing she was attending. Admittedly, i knew absolutely nothing going in to this book. I’d read the back and although it reveals it’s a mystery, it doesn’t give much more information. However, when you start reading, it reveals a lot quickly.
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I picked up The Girl In Between knowing absolutely nothing about it except that Sarah Carroll was one of the authors who had been announced for YALC. The premise sounded interesting so i thought i’d give it a go.
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Patrick Ness has very quickly become one of my favourite authors in the last few years. I find his books so very relatable but with twists that make them extraordinary. I’m sure so many others feel the same way as his books are extremely well received. Release is his latest release (ha) and i was lucky enough to attend a talk with him about this book, you can see my full post on it HERE.
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Simply put, this is one of the most powerful and thought provoking insight in to the way other people live i’ve ever had the pleasure of reading. I was in a little bit of a YA slump until i read The Hate U Give. It completely blew up in America and was fueled by the movie rights being bought. I went in to it thinking it was over-hyped, but it’s simply phenomenal.
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