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Top 7 Young Adult Fantasy Novels to Read in the First Half of 2019

Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson From the New York Times bestselling author of An Enchantment of Ravens comes an imaginative fantasy about an apprentice at a magical library who must battle a powerful sorcerer to save her kingdom. All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one… Continue reading Top 7 Young Adult Fantasy Novels to Read in the First Half of 2019

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5 of the Best Fantasy Series to get stuck into!

The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns #1) by Rae Carson Once a century, one person is chosen for greatness. Elisa is the chosen one. But she is also the younger of two princesses, the one who has never done anything remarkable. She can’t see how she ever will. Now, on her sixteenth… Continue reading 5 of the Best Fantasy Series to get stuck into!

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Top 5 Amazing First Lines in YA Fiction

“Asha lured the dragon with a story.” The Last Namsara (Iskari #1) by Kristen Ciccarelli “My mother was raised on fairy tales, but I was raised on highways.” The Hazel Wood (The Hazel Wood #1 by Melissa Albert “You can hear a miracle a long way after dark.” All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater “I don’t wake up screaming anymore.” Restore… Continue reading Top 5 Amazing First Lines in YA Fiction

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My Favourite Feminist Books for Young Adults

The essence of feminism is equality for all. Discrimination against women is alive and well, and the road to equality between the sexes continues to be a bumpy one. Here are some of my favourite feminist young adult books and I would love to know some of yours in the comments below. Dread Nation by Justina Ireland… Continue reading My Favourite Feminist Books for Young Adults

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Top Borrowed Children’s Books on Borrowbox July 2018

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, Borrowbox is one of my favourite apps. It’s FREE via your local libraries online resources. The app makes it easy to browse, borrow and listen to your library’s eAudiobooks and eBooks anywhere, everywhere. Here’s July’s top borrowed children’s books. What did you read? I’d love to hear your… Continue reading Top Borrowed Children’s Books on Borrowbox July 2018

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Rimrider Adventures by L.A. Kelley

Rimrider (Rimrider Adventures: Book 1) Teenager Jane Benedict is awakened by her father and ordered to memorize a mysterious code. Hours later, Mathias Benedict is dead and Jane and her brother, Will, are wards of United Earth Corporation. To evade the company’s murderous clutches and uncover the meaning of her father’s last message, Jane leads Will… Continue reading Rimrider Adventures by L.A. Kelley