Tagged with British YA

Obligatory Olympics Post || YA Edition.

The Olympics are being held in London this year. Woah, crap… I’m sorry, that should have come with a warning, shouldn’t it? I apologise profusely. Were you at least sitting down? I hope you were. I know what you mean though, the first I heard about this was when I was rummaging through my purse … Continue reading

Letters to Lyra…

Sometimes I write letters to characters. One day they will reply. These letters contain spoilery bad times. Just go read these books and then come back, yeah? Dear Readers, I have been wanting to re-read these books ever since I read them. I know it’s a cliché when people say ‘OMG I JUST WANTED TO … Continue reading

Guest Post [s] || Philip Pullman: Discuss.

Guest Post [s] || Philip Pullman: Discuss.

So, I don’t mind admitting I’m pretty much the worst person there is when it comes to asking people to write guest posts for my blog. Seriously, I’m useless. This is basically how it goes: Jo-“Hey, wanna write a guest post for me and become an honorary wearer of old coats?” Unsuspecting friend– “Oh yeah, … Continue reading

P is for Pullman.

P is for Pullman. Warning: Poem may contain spoilers. There is a building in the middle of nowhere, At the end of an alley filled with mattresses left Amongst the shopping trolleys and piles of rubbish. There’s no other way to say it: this building is bereft. But inside its walls, important things occur. The … Continue reading

Review: Adorkable – Sarra Manning

Review: Adorkable – Sarra Manning

Synopsis from Goodreads. Jeane Smith is seventeen and has turned her self-styled dorkiness into an art form, a lifestyle choice and a profitable website and consultancy business. She writes a style column for a Japanese teen magazine and came number seven in The Guardian’s 30 People Under 30 Who Are Changing The World. And yet, … Continue reading