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Lauren Kate: Five Fiction Favourites for 2011

Lauren Kate author of Fallen, Torment and Passion reveals The 5 best novels I read in 2011 are… The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente Twelve-year-old September lives in Omaha, and used to have an ordinary life, until her father went to war and her mother went to work. One day, September is met at her kitchen window by a Green Wind (taking th... Read more

by | December 19, 2011

Is YA fiction a blessing or a curse?

Way back when, years and years ago, in the olden days when I was no longer a boy and not really a proper teen, I was faced with a dilemma. I had turned fourteen and I was done with kids’ books – Encyclopedia Brown just wasn’t cutting it any more. I could either stop reading or try a book written for adults. There didn’t seem to be much in the middle. I remember there was... Read more

by | June 20, 2011

Stories I Only Tell My Friends by Rob Lowe

An astonishing memoir by one of Hollywood’s top actors A wryly funny and moving account of an extraordinary life lived almost entirely in the public eye. Teen idol at fifteen, international icon and founder of the Brat Pack at twenty, and one of Hollywood’s top stars to this day, Rob Lowe chronicles his experiences as a painfully misunderstood child actor in Ohio uprooted to the wil... Read more

by | April 14, 2011