Debut Author Reviews

BACK IN TIME: MY SON’S THOUGHTS ON HAVING AN AUTHOR MUM

Posted by on May 27, 2017 in Debut Author Reviews | 0 comments

Facebook’s ‘On This Day’ feature just reminded me of this blogpost my son wrote 3 years ago for Nayu’s Reading Corner. It made me laugh, so I thought I’d save it here as I’m sure it’ll make me laugh more in the future, the older he gets   HAVING A BOOK WRITER AS A MUM (written by me, who is the 9 year old son of Rachel Hamilton) So, you’re probably wondering what is it like for me having an author as a mum? Actually, you’re probably not wondering that because you don’t know who I am yet, which means you don’t care. So I’ll tell you about me...

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DEBUT AUTHOR REVIEW: THE YEAR OF THE RAT, CLARE FURNISS

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Blog, Debut Author Reviews | 0 comments

DEBUT AUTHOR REVIEW: THE YEAR OF THE RAT, CLARE FURNISS

“I always thought you’d know, somehow, if something terrible was going to happen. I thought you’d sense it, like when the air goes damp and heavy before a storm and you know you’d better hide yourself away somewhere safe until it all blows over. But it turns out it’s not like that at all. There’s no scary music playing in the background like in films. No warning signs. The world can tip at any moment … a fact that fifteen-year-old Pearl is all too aware of when her mum dies after giving birth to her baby sister. Told across the year following her...

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DEBUT AUTHOR REVIEW – WHO FRAMED KLARIS CLIFF? NIKKI SHEEHAN

Posted by on Mar 23, 2014 in Debut Author Reviews | 0 comments

DEBUT AUTHOR REVIEW – WHO FRAMED KLARIS CLIFF? NIKKI SHEEHAN

People used to call them ‘friends’ and said how they were good for your brain. And then a day came when all that changed . . . when they became our enemy. Now, anyone found harbouring a rogue imaginary person is in for the Cosh, an operation that fries your imagination and zaps whatever’s in there, out of existence. That’s why I wish Klaris Cliff had never shown up. And why I know that proving her innocence is the last hope I have of saving myself.       FEBRUARY’S DEBUT AUTHOR REVIEW: WHO FRAMED KLARIS CLIFF? by NIKKI SHEEHAN Published by Oxford...

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DEBUT AUTHOR REVIEW – FEED, MJ HOWES

Posted by on Mar 23, 2014 in Debut Author Reviews | 0 comments

DEBUT AUTHOR REVIEW – FEED, MJ HOWES

    Taken, frozen and eaten – this is the fate facing the human race from enemy invaders – unless fourteen-year-olds Lola and Patrick can stop them.       JANUARY’S DEBUT AUTHOR REVIEW:  FEED by MJ HOWES Published by Chicken House,  2 January 2014    If you like your monsters with a Darren Shan-esque blend of intelligence and gore (intelligore?) and you like your openings intense and mysterious, then FEED is the book for you. The intriguing premise will grab your attention, and the antics of Lola and her super-brain sidekick, Patrick, will keep...

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Posted by on Jan 18, 2014 in Debut Author Reviews | 0 comments

Rachel Hamilton is a graduate of both Oxford University and Cambridge University and has put her education to good use by working in an advertising agency, a comprehensive school, a building site and a men’s prison.

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