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Step Into The Coffee House

Hi everyone, time for some more shameless self promotion. I’ve recently written a review for Copyhouse Press on their site  The Coffee House, where book news and reviews for Copyhouse Press and other works are posted. If you fancy taking a look at my review for The Olive Tree by Deborah Anderson follow the link below:


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June Round Up: YA Love Magazine

Here’s a round up of my YA Love Magazine articles from June:

Between Recap: Episode 2 ‘Who’s The Boss?’

Between Recap: Episode 2 'Who's The Boss?'

If last week’s episode was about setting up the characters and the situation, this week we see how they kids are coping without the adults around. At the moment, they are barely hanging on, with petty disputes and prejudices about each other threatening to cause problems for those left behind in Pretty Lake…

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Between Recap: Episode 4 ‘Love Hurts’

Between Recap: Episode 4 'Love Hurts'

After last week’s bore fest things slightly improve in the latest episode. The wider conspiracy comes back and there are some intriguing developments…

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Between Recap: Episode 5 ‘End of the Rope’

Between Recap: Episode 5 'End of the Rope'

We’re on to the penultimate episode for the teen sci-fi drama Between, and although there were slight improvements in last week’s episode, the lack of quality in this series is still evident…

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May Round Up: YA Love Magazine

As I mentioned a while back I’ve started contributing to YA Love Magazine. Below is my articles from May 2015 if you fancy taking a look…

How I Live Now

May 04, 2015

There’s nothing like a bit of nuclear war to break up young romance is there?

Based on the book by the same name by Meg Rosoff, How I Live Now focuses on American teenager Daisy (Saoirse Ronan) who is forced to stay with her cousins in the English Countryside. Initially hostile and dismissive of her cousins she soon starts to bond with them, especially the oldest cousin Eddie (George MacKay). However when terrorists detonate a nuclear bomb in London the cousins are thrust into a new world, one which threatens to keep them apart from each other…

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Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare

Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare is hot property right now, with her successful book series The Mortal Instruments being made into a TV series called Shadowhunters (which will hopefully erase the woeful movie from our minds).  Now I’m reading the second in her prequel series The Infernal Devices

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I Am Number Four (2011)

May 23, 2015
It’s difficult to try and predict which Young Adult novel series will work as a Movie adaptation. Back in 2011 movie bosses were hoping for the next Twilight with this big screen version of I Am Number Four.
John Smith (Alex Pettyfer) is no ordinary teenager. He isn’t even human. He’s from the planet Lorien sent to Earth as a child along with eight other children and their guardians after Lorien was destroyed by invaders called Mogadorians. Now they are searching for the nine children and hunting them in order…

Has Netflix delivered its first hit YA show with Between?

Has Netflix delivered its first hit YA show with Between?

Netflix has been behind some of the most popular TV shows of the past few years; with hits like Orange is the New BlackHouse of Cards and Daredevil proving popular with viewers and critics alike. Now, Netflix now have their own YA/Sci-fi show Between, co-produced and financed with Canadian network City. With new episodes of Between broadcasted every week on Netflix, will Between become the new TV sensation?…

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