An atmospheric new novel for teens... I'm finally getting around to blogging about one of the books I brought on holidays last month! An action-packed and incredibly fast-paced tour-de-force through Irish folklore, Banshee Rising was ideal beach entertainment. It's even more perfect for reading as darker evenings creep in and Halloween approaches.
Banshee Rising is about Caitlin McCabe, an Irish teenager with an unwanted gift; she can see spooky apparitions and, as she is a
Baby Teeth by Meg Grehan, Little Island Baby Teeth is a poignant exploration of coming of age and first love, from the perspective of Immy, a queer young vampire. Although fiction featuring the undead has long been popular, Baby Teeth takes the vampire story to exciting new territory. Meg Grehan has created an intriguing, intricate and original world, haunting characters and a heartbreaking romance, and made this genre her own. As eerie as it is beautiful, told in the first p
Do Not Mess with the Mermaids by Michelle Robinson and Sharon Davey, Bloomsbury Looking for a series set in a magical realm, with wonderful characters and some of the funniest one-liners and scenes imaginable? Look no further! We absolutely love Do Not Mess with the Mermaids by Michelle Robinson and Sharon Davey, and its rebellious princesses, Grace and Portia. Although this is a follow-up to the equally excellent, Do Not Disturb the Dragons, it can be enjoyed as a stand-alon
Not Here To Be Liked by Michelle Quach, Usborne books Not Here To Be Liked is amazing! I absolutely loved the main character, Eliza. She reminded me of Paris from Gilmore Girls, albeit with far more redeeming qualities. She also reminded me a little of myself as a teenager, except she has much greater ambition, confidence, drive and focus.
Eliza has been working towards her dream role as editor-in-chief of her school paper for years. Her election is practically guaranteed,