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YA Shot Blog Tour 2016 – A Discussion with Lydia Syson

Hi everyone! Today I am delighted to be hosting a stop on the YA Shot 2016 blog tour. YA Shot is a one day festival celebrating UKYA and it is held in Uxbridge in North West London. I popped in last year briefly and it looked amazing, and I am very excited to say I… Continue reading YA Shot Blog Tour 2016 – A Discussion with Lydia Syson

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Liberty’s Fire by Lydia Syson | Book Review

Rating:  Genre: YA Historical Fiction Pages: 348 Format: Paperback Buy the Book: Waterstones, Amazon, The Book Depository *** March 1871, and after months under siege, France surrenders to Prussia, betraying Paris whilst revolution brews once again. Zephryine has led a tough life during the war, but Paris Commune gives her hope for a better life.… Continue reading Liberty’s Fire by Lydia Syson | Book Review

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Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley | Book Review

Rating:  Genre: YA Historical Fiction Pages: 368 Format: Paperback Buy the Book: Waterstones, Amazon, The Book Depository *** Goodreads Summary: It’s 1959. The battle for civil rights is raging. And it’s Sarah Dunbar’s first day of school, as one of the first black students at the previously all-white Jefferson High. No one wants Sarah there. Not… Continue reading Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley | Book Review

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Salt to the Sea by Ruta Septys | Book Review

Rating:  Genre: YA Historical Fiction Pages: 400 Format: Paperback Buy the Book: Waterstones, Amazon, The Book Depository *** Salt to the Sea is a powerful YA historical fiction novel set in Germany and East Prussia towards the end of World War 2. Desperate to flee, people are trekking across Germany to board the Wilhelm Gustloff that will… Continue reading Salt to the Sea by Ruta Septys | Book Review