Growing Up Sucks

This is Not a Test, by Liv Wigen Carswell Between all eight stages that exist in human life, adolescence marks what is perhaps the most obvious of all starts to a new stage of life. Fired with rising passion, the adolescents throw themselves wholeheartedly into the exploration of life, moved…

Gossip Girl Meets Psycho

Beware That Girl, by Teresa Toten Can't hold it. This book is F.A.N.T.A.S.T.I.C. and Teresa Toten is genius! Beware That Girl is a powerful psychological thriller that will literally make your head spin! Released May 31, Beware That Girl is a gripping story set in the mesmerising yet dysfunctional world of the extremely wealthy elite…

A Really Good YA

Dreaming of Antigone, by Robin Bridges Andria and Iris are twin sisters but they couldn't be more different: Iris has adoring friends, a cool boyfriend and a shelf full of soccer trophies. Andria is quiter, she loves astronomy and poetry. After Iris's death Andria is struggling to keep her life…

Tim Burton Strikes Again

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs   [caption id="attachment_2182" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Watch the trailer here![/caption]   Tim Burton does his magic and Miss Peregrine's Home to Peculiar Children jumps at n.4 in the Children's Series Chart of The new York Times (its previous peak was n.25 on…

Vampires

Amaranthine, by Lanie Jacobs Will we ever get bored of vampires? After the huge success of  The Twilight Saga, which book sales are estimated at 100 million copies, a big horde of blood-suckers hit stores and libraries all over the world. Personally, I don't mind reading about vampires and other night-crawling creature, but…