The Costa Book of the Year 2017: The Awards Ceremony

December last year was an exciting time for me and my blog, as I began working with Costa Coffee on the Costa Book Awards 2017*! I reviewed the four books shortlisted in the Children’s category, and what an incredible line up it was: Wed Wabbit by Lissa Evans, Moonrise by Sarah Crossan, The Explorer by Katherine Rundell and The Island…

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YALC 2017 WRAP UP AND HAUL
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YALC 2017 WRAP UP AND HAUL

On the 27th of July, Becky and I made our way down to London ready for our first Young Adult Literature Convention also known as YALC! We spent the Thursday afternoon doing some shopping on Oxford Street, browsing Camden with Beth and then meeting up with Lauren and her boyfriend for Chinese food! After catching up, Becky and I split…

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YALC TBR AND AUTHOR LIST
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YALC TBR AND AUTHOR LIST

I can’t believe that YALC is this month *squeals*! At first I wasn’t sure if I was going to be able to make it, but after shifting a few things around, I bought my tickets and started counting down the days. If you don’t know what YALC is, it’s the Young Adult Literature Convention which has lots of awesome authors…

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LAINI TAYLOR BOOK SIGNING: STRANGE THE DREAMER
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LAINI TAYLOR BOOK SIGNING: STRANGE THE DREAMER

First of all, please accept my apologies for the terrible quality photos in this post. But at the same time, I’m kind of not sorry because this was a totally awesome day! So last week I attended a very exciting book signing at Waterstones in Liverpool: Strange The Dreamer by Laini Taylor! Despite having read none of Laini’s books when…

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SAMANTHA SHANNON BOOK SIGNING: THE SONG RISING
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SAMANTHA SHANNON BOOK SIGNING: THE SONG RISING

Earlier this week, on Wednesday night, I made my way to my local Waterstones on Deansgate in Manchester, for a very exciting event: a book signing for The Song Rising by Samantha Shannon! I attended one for Caraval by Stephanie Garber a few weeks back (which you can read about here) so I was very much looking forward to this…

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