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Good to meet you…author Katy Haye

Today I’m getting to know author Katy Haye, who’s arrived a little out of breath. I live in a hilly part of the world here in Yorkshire, and the steepness of the streets can sometimes be striking to people who live in flatter parts of England. (I have a friend who lives in Northamptonshire, and…… Continue reading Good to meet you…author Katy Haye

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Does this YA novel really deserve an award?

Today I’m going to do something I very rarely do, and that’s write something negative about a book. I never post a review less than 4 stars, as most authors work hard to get a book out, are struggling to make a living from writing, and can do without negative comments from other writers. Usually…… Continue reading Does this YA novel really deserve an award?

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Chris Weigand’s Palace of the Three Crosses – a YA Fantasy

September 20th is the first anniversary of the release of Chris Weigand’s Palace of the Three Crosses. Chris has come to my blog today to celebrate – bringing one or two of her characters with her :) Good to have you all here, Chris! * * * Palace of the Three Crosses blurb Brandan and…… Continue reading Chris Weigand’s Palace of the Three Crosses – a YA Fantasy

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Good to meet you…author Christopher Mannino

My guest today is drama teacher, writer, singer and insatiable book lover Christopher Mannino. Christopher’s love of reading, and his work with young people, inspired him to write YA fantasy – and Christopher’s well qualified to write in this genre, having studied mythology and literature both in the US and at Oxford. How cool is…… Continue reading Good to meet you…author Christopher Mannino