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Infinite YA Playlist: Sometimes – James

There’s a storm outside, and the gap between crack and thunder, Crack and thunder, is closing in, is closing in The rain floods gutters and makes a great sound on concrete On a flat roof, there’s a boy leaning against the wall of rain Aerial held high, calling, “Come on thunder, come on thunder.” {HBD, … Continue reading

Review: She is Not Invisibe – Marcus Sedgwick

Review: She is Not Invisibe – Marcus Sedgwick

Synopsis from Goodreads Laureth Peak’s father is a writer. For years he’s been trying, and failing, to write a novel about coincidence. His wife thinks he’s obsessed, Laureth thinks he’s on the verge of a breakdown.He’s supposed to be doing research in Austria, so when his notebook shows up in New York, Laureth knows something … Continue reading

Review: Waiting for Gonzo – Dave Cousins

Review: Waiting for Gonzo – Dave Cousins

Synopsis from Goodreads Meet Oz . . . he’s got a talent for trouble but his heart’s always in the right place (well, nearly always). Uprooted from his friends and former life, Oz finds himself stranded in the sleepy village of Slowleigh. When a joke backfires on the first day at his new school, Oz … Continue reading

Review: Dying to Know You – Aidan Chambers

Review: Dying to Know You – Aidan Chambers

Synopsis from Goodreads Karl, aged seventeen, is hopelessly in love. But the object of his affections, Firella, demands proof, and poses him a series of questions regarding his attitude to the many sides of love. But Karl is dyslexic, and convinced that if Firella finds out, she will think he is stupid, and unworthy of … Continue reading