Can you imagine being just 14 years old and returning home from school to discover that your family have been deported? Diane lived in fear of this, but always hoped it would never happen. In this book, she tells her story. The story of how she coped and survived and built a life for herself against all odds after her nightmare came true.
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In the latest installment of the Bookshop Girl series, Paige and Holly escape to seaside town Skegton-On-Sea to work at a book festival. What could be better than that?! Well, soon they find out that things won’t be as dreamy as they expected…
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When Suzette (Little) returns home after being sent away for school, things have changed. With guilt for not being there for her brother Lionel (Lion) after his new diagnosis of Bipolar 2, and being nervous about confronting her bisexuality, she has to learn to come to terms with life as it now is.
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Bookshop Girl by Chloe Coles!
I just had to give this amazing book (and amazing author!) its own post. It’s one of my favourite books and deserves all of the love. Lovely Chloe herself invited me to the launch party of Bookshop Girl so I went to that last night and had a lot of fun. What could go wrong when pink dolphin balloons and vodka jelly shots are involved?
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Sixteen year old Paige Turner (you read that correctly!) has been working at Bennett’s Bookshop for 2 months before recieving the news that in a month it’ll become another casualty of the high street. She decides to put her best activist foot forward in attempt to save it, but it won’t be easy in a small town like Greysworth. Along the way there will be boys, feminism, naked bodies and friendship!
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Bobby Seed is 17 years old and cares for his mum who has MS. Daily life is a struggle but he deals with it because he loves her, until one day she asks him to go the extra mile. She asks him if he will put an end to her pain.
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