Tag Archives: teens

As New: My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises

In a word, wonderful. This is a beautiful book. The characters are all fantastically drawn – from the larger-than-life Granny, to the introverted and precocious Elsa. The author has a brilliant turn of phrase, and I found the book to be peppered with clever little descriptions and some quite poignant passages. The story is unfolded […]

As New: Bad Bones

Not too great on characterisation, and the plot was a bit far fetched, but very pacey with lots of action to keep you reading. Quick and easy for younger adult readers. So, poor boy digs up ancient gold artefacts and gets hounded by demonic fallen priest from the 16th century. On the plus side, this […]