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Ya Book Prize 2017: Chasing The Stars

Chasing the Stars by Malorie Blackman Before I begin - I really, genuinely adore Malorie Blackman. I love the Noughts and Crosses series, and I think her writing style is brilliant. I've even watched her on a panel at Hay Festival, back when she was Children's Laureate. However - I did not like Chasing the Stars. It was my… Continue reading Ya Book Prize 2017: Chasing The Stars

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YA Book Prize 2017: Paper Butterflies

My college is shadowing the YA Book Prize this year - you can find out more about the shortlist, how you can shadow the event and where it'll be presented here. I'm very lucky in that I live very close by to Hay-On-Wye (which is where the Hay Festival is held in the UK every May)… Continue reading YA Book Prize 2017: Paper Butterflies

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The Reviewing Reel: We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie I started reading this about half an hour ago. I finished it fifteen minutes later. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the author of that viral TEDx talk from 2013 - also called 'We Should All Be Feminists'. I've linked you to it, there, so definitely have a watch.… Continue reading The Reviewing Reel: We Should All Be Feminists

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The Reviewing Reel: How To Build A Girl

How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran If you follow my instagram, my twitter or my goodreads (you should do - scroll down to the bottom of the page *wink wink*) or if you've seen my new avatar on here lately, you've probably noticed that I've been reading How to Build a Girl.  Why was I… Continue reading The Reviewing Reel: How To Build A Girl