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Beyond Teasing I Fear...

Advantages: Raises issues of bullying and suicide in schools, portrays two sides with no real judgement
Disadvantages: Dry and lacklustre with one dimensional and shallow characters, not the best in the genre or theme

Tease is a young adults novel centered around high school angst and a topic close to many peoples hearts; bullying. But Tease does something different to many books and instead of taking the perspective of the bullied, takes the perspective of the bully. ...

Secre 07.03.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Tease - Amanda Maciel

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Tease - YA book review

Advantages: interesting read
Disadvantages: none

This is a deeply moving book that I think would get teenagers to really consider the consequences of their actions. Neither black nor white in its telling, the story will take the reader on a rollercoaster of thoughts and emotions, a truly eye-opening rea ...

dragon747 17.02.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Tease - Amanda Maciel

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Worry Magic - Book Review

Advantages: nice read for younger readers
Disadvantages: none

This was a sweet and interesting read and I thought Dawn McNiff perfectly captured the voice of a twelve year old girl - especially one who is prone to worrying! The story follows Courtney and the mad-eccentrics of her family. Her mother in particular i ...

dragon747 25.06.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Worry Magic - Dawn McNiff

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A Court of Thorns and Roses - Book Review

Advantages: Fantastic read
Disadvantages: none

A twist on Beauty and the Beast - which just happens to be my favourite fairytale story - I have to say that A Court of Thorns and Roses was a magically gripping read and I loved, loved, loved it! When nineteen-year-old Feyre kills a giant wolf in the de ...

dragon747 01.07.2015 · Read full review
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Review of A Court of Thorns and Roses - Sarah J. Maas

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Feline frolics for all

Advantages: Colourful - Engaging - Fun for readers and non-readers
Disadvantages: Perhaps not all that appealing to boys

PRINCESS PENELOPE AND THE RUNAWAY KITTEN Written and Illustrated by Alison Murray Published by Nosy Crow Price New: Hardback - £9.99, Paperback - £5.99 Stockists: Amazon, nosycrow.com ISBN 978 0 85763 458 0 Target Audience: Age 3+, although the ...

Cdarcy81 20.05.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Princess Penelope and the Runaway Kitten - Alison Murray

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