Carnegie Longlist 2016 · Carnegie Nominations 2016 · Carnegie Shortlist 2016

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

Patrick Ness has a special knack for writing about the extraordinary in an ordinary way, while at the same time extraordinarily portraying the ordinary.  His latest novel, The Rest of Us Just Live Here is the story of a boy named Mikey and his group of friends.  They lead what appear to be ordinary lives,… Continue reading The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

Carnegie Longlist 2016 · Carnegie Nominations 2016 · Carnegie Shortlist 2016

Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley

This is one of the best teenage books I have read recently. A historical novel that really helps you understand the problems of integration during the battle for civil rights in America. This book not only gives you an insight into how the battles were won in the courts but it  really opened my eyes to… Continue reading Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley