SundayYA Honeyz Haul

Instead of the typical book haul I’ve started posting at the end of the month, I wanted instead to take a moment to appreciate four people who have become very special to me in a very short space time.

Every Sunday, I take part in a Twitter chat called #SundayYA, headed by the lovely Rachel. Some days it’s a full blown discussion of our favourite books, others is a chat with an author, or it could be a book club meeting. (You get to be in full attendance of a book club while also sat in your PJs on the couch. What’s not to like.)

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Review: Radio Silence by Alice Oseman

Challenge criteria: A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you.

Blurb: 

What if everything you set yourself up to be was wrong?

Frances has always been a study machine with one goal, elite university. Nothing will stand in her way; not friends, not a guilty secret – not even the person she is on the inside.

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Review: Wing Jones by Katherine Webber

Challenge criteria: A book with a reputation for being unputdownable.

Blurb:

Jandy Nelson meets Friday Night Lights: a sweeping story about love and family from an exceptional new voice in YA. With a grandmother from China and another from Ghana, fifteen-year-old Wing Jones is often caught between worlds.

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Review: Talking as Fast as I Can by Lauren Graham

Challenge criteria: A juicy memoir

Blurb:

In this collection of personal essays, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood reveals stories about life, love, and working as a woman in Hollywood—along with behind-the-scenes dispatches from the set of the new Gilmore Girls, where she plays the fast-talking Lorelai Gilmore once again.

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