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The Tides Between by Elizabeth Jane Corbett
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , , .

‘She fancied herself part of a timeless chain without beginning or end, linked only by the silver strong words of its tellers.’ The Tides Between is a YA novel by Elizabeth...

Frostblood by Elly Blake
Posted by Estefania Lemus in , , .

Elly Blake’s novel Frostblood, transports readers to a world of ice, fire, and individuals who can control both elements. The audience follows Ruby through her journey of obsessive revenge after...

Hunter and the Grape by Eoin C. Macken
Posted by Margaret Bonass Madden in , .

Eighteen-year-old Cat is on a mission to find Sophie Durango, a girl who has stolen his heart (and his virginity). Fleeing his hometown in Albuquerque, with a few dollars and...

The Treatment by C.L. Taylor
Posted by Mia Madden in , , .

This is the stunning YA debut from C.L. Taylor. It is about sixteen-year-old Drew Finch, who’s brother, Mason, has been sent to a reforming school. One day, Drew meets Dr....

Songs About Us by Chris Russell
Posted by Sophie O'Loughlin in , .

“A modern love story for fans of Zoella – and for anyone who has ever dreamed of being ‘with the band’. Two months on from the explosive finale to book...

If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio
Posted by Sophie O'Loughlin in , .

“Enter the players. There were seven of us then, seven bright young things with wide precious futures ahead of us. Until that year, we saw no further than the books...

The Call by by Peadar Ó Guilín
Posted by Sophie O'Loughlin in , .

“Imagine a world where you might disappear any minute, only to find yourself alone in a grey sickly land, with more horrors in it than you would ever wish to...

The Fault in our Stars by John Green
Posted by Carina McNally in , .

I have to admit that the The Fault in Our Stars was staring at me for months – I’d been avoiding reading it until the review date loomed.  You see,...

The Little Gaucho Who Loved Don Quixote by Margarita Meklina
Posted by Suzy O’ Mullane in , , .

Set in Russia in the early 20th century, The Little Gaucho Who Loved Don Quixote by Russian writer Margarita Meklina describes the life and time of Naftali and his family,...

Billy’s Search for the Healing Well by Helen Burke
Posted by Mike Mannering in , .

In Ireland they have a strong history of story telling. An Irish story teller is known as a Seanchaí (they are renowned for delivering from memory stories to keep their...