Posts made in March, 2014

Best Book Read in March: MURDER MOST UNLADYLIKE by Robin Stevens

Posted by on Mar 30, 2014 | 1 comment

Best Book Read in March: MURDER MOST UNLADYLIKE by Robin Stevens

I was going to start with a list of the books I’d read in March, but looking at my Goodreads account I haven’t actually read that many. (The life of a chocolatier in the run-up to Easter is a busy one!) My favourite of this month did beat a couple of big name contenders though—Lauren Oliver’s Panic and Marissa Meyer’s Cress (both of which I enjoyed too). Murder Most Unladylike isn’t out until 5th June, but I was lucky enough to get my hands on a proof. Here’s the blurb from Goodreads: Deepdean School for Girls, 1934. When Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong set up their very own deadly secret detective agency, they struggle to find any truly...

Book Launch: Liz de Jager’s BANISHED

Posted by on Mar 1, 2014 | 3 comments

Book Launch: Liz de Jager’s BANISHED

I was excited on Thursday to go to the launch of Liz de Jager’s Banished. Banished has to be one of the most anticipated UKYA releases of this year, and has been getting amazing reviews. It’s the first book in The Blackhart Legacy series, so there’s lots more anticipating to come! Liz held her launch in Foyles, Charing Cross, so I headed down to London for the day. The event itself was packed—I can’t say I’ve been to many launches, but this was clearly a popular one! There were drinks, gourmet popcorn, and super-cool Banished cookies, but really it was just a big opportunity to mingle and celebrate the book. I met YA author James Dawson...