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Category: Young Adult

Fantasy, Young Adult

Glass Houses

Claire is only sixteen but she’s clever and has been accelerated in school twice so she’s heading off to university early. Whilst she got accepted to several top schools, her parents think she’s too young to go out of state…

Young Adult

This is Not Forgiveness

I can’t decide what to do with your ashes. It’s been nearly a year now. Almost summer again. … This is not forgiveness. Don’t think that. A powerful start. We know Rob is dead. We know there were funerals. We…

Young Adult

Hidden

Hayling Island sits off the coast or Portsmouth on the south coast of England. Fourteen year old Alix is walking her dog along the beach one cold spring morning when she witnesses a man being thrown out of a boat….

Science Fiction, Young Adult

Ashfall

When Alex convinces his parents to leave him alone for a weekend, little does he know that the world is about to change. Something crashes through the roof of his house, setting it on fire and soon the whole neighbourhood…

5 Star, Young Adult

A Monster Calls

Get the hankies ready because A Monster Calls is a powerfully emotional read. It intelligently deals with grief in a way that will appeal to adults and children alike and I would hope it has the power to help children…

Science Fiction, Young Adult

Delirium

Delirium is set in a dystopian world where love has been cured in everyone over the age of eighteen. In essence, it’s a story about first love and love that endures against all odds. Whilst I enjoyed Lauren Oliver’s writing…

Fantasy, Young Adult

The Gathering

Bitten was the book that got me hooked on urban fantasy, so I love reading anything Kelley Armstrong writes. The Gathering is the first in a new young adult trilogy set in the same universe as Women of the Otherworld…