Tag: Random House Children’s Publishers UK

Review: Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton

Posted February 16, 2015 by Charlotte in Reviews / 6 Comments
Review: Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton

I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton Series: Seeker #1 on February 12, 2015 Genres: Children’s, Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult Pages: 448 Format: E-Arc Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads The night Quin Kincaid takes her Oath, she will become what she has trained to be her entire life. She will become a Seeker. This is her legacy, and it is an honor. As a Seeker, Quin will fight beside her two closest companions, Shinobu and John, to protect the weak and the wronged. Together they will stand for light in a shadowy world. And she’ll be with the boy she loves–who’s also her best friend. But the night Quin takes her Oath, everything changes. Being a Seeker is not what she thought. Her family is not what she thought. Even the boy she loves is not who she thought. And now it’s too late to walk away. I couldn’t decide […]

Review: Love Hurts by Malorie Blackman

Posted February 4, 2015 by Charlotte in Reviews / 2 Comments
Review: Love Hurts by Malorie Blackman

I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Love Hurts by Malorie Blackman, Patrick Ness, Lauren Myracle, Gayle Forman, Susie Day, Jenny Downham, Maureen Johnson, Laura Dockrill, David Levithan, Markus Zusak, Lauren Kate, Catherine Johnson, James Dawson, Philip Pullman, E. Lockhart, Non Pratt, Bali Rai, Melvin Burgess, Phil Earle, Andrew Smith, Matt Haig, Tabitha Suzuma, Marcus Sedgwick on January 29, 2015 Genres: Anthropology, Contemporary, Fiction, Romance, Science Fiction, Short Stories, Young Adult Pages: 560 Format: E-Arc Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads Have you ever fallen for someone the rest of the world thought you shouldn’t have? Malorie Blackman brings together the very best young adult authors writing today in a stunningly romantic collection of love against the odds. Featuring stories and extracts about modern star-crossed lovers, Love Hurts looks at every kind of relationship, from first kiss to final heartbreak. This is a collection for anyone who has ever loved and lost – and loved again… I have to […]

Review: Doll Bones by Holly Black

Posted October 10, 2014 by Charlotte in Reviews / 2 Comments
Review: Doll Bones by Holly Black

I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Doll Bones by Holly Black on February 27, 2014 Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Paranormal, Young Adult Pages: 244 Format: E-Arc Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads Zach, Poppy and Alice have been friends for ever. They love playing with their action figure toys, imagining a magical world of adventure and heroism. But disaster strikes when, without warning, Zach’s father throws out all his toys, declaring he’s too old for them. Zach is furious, confused and embarrassed, deciding that the only way to cope is to stop playing . . . and stop being friends with Poppy and Alice. But one night the girls pay Zach a visit, and tell him about a series of mysterious occurrences. Poppy swears that she is now being haunted by a china doll – who claims that it is made from the ground-up bones of a murdered girl. They must return the doll to where the […]

Review: Only Remembered edited by Michael Morpurgo

Posted July 4, 2014 by Charlotte in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Only Remembered edited by Michael Morpurgo

I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Only Remembered by Michael Morpurgo Published by Jonathan Cape on July 3, 2014 Genres: Children’s, Historical, Non-Fiction, Novella, Short Stories, Young Adult Pages: 336 Format: E-Arc Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads 2014 will mark one hundred years since the outbreak of the First World War. To mark the date, this beautiful anthology will collect favourite extracts, images and poems from some of the UK’s leading cultural, political and literary figures. Poems, short stories, personal letters, newspaper articles, scripts, photographs and paintings are just some of the elements of this astonishing collection, with cover and artwork by renowned illustrator, Ian Beck. Among the many contributors are Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall, Sir Andrew Motion, Miranda Hart, Dame Jacqueline Wilson, Anthony Horowitz, Eoin Colfer, Antony Beevor, Emma Thompson, David Almond, Dr Rowan Williams, Richard Curtis, Joanna Lumley, Raymond Briggs, Shami Chakrabarti and Sir Tony Robinson. Royalties from the publication will be […]