One dark night, Boy 23 is thrown in the back of the van and driven out of My Place – the only home he has ever known. He is abandoned in a forest with a rucksack containing the bare essentials for survival. Before the van drives away, a voice tells him he must run as far as he can.
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I’ve not got around to doing a Top Ten Tuesday for a few weeks, so having an hour or so to spare on a Sunday afternoon, I thought that I’d have ago at this one, which is all about quotes I’ve loved from the books I’ve read this year.
I really like the pairing of Ethan and Kenzie (who is pretty good at reigning in Ethan attitude when he needs it. ;)) So it has to be said, I’ve been really looking forward to finding out more of their story, ever since Kagawa left us clinging to the edge of that cliff at the end of The Lost Prince!
Today I’m pleased to welcome Emma Newman back to Bart’s Bookshelf, I last had chance to talk to her back in 2010 when her YA novel Twenty Years Later was about to be released. Since then she’s had success with her urban fantasy Split World trilogy, but next week sees Emma release her first Science Fiction novel, Planetfall, and she’s here to talk a little about it.
Pierre the Maze Detective has a new case. Mr X has stolen the Maze Stone, which has the power to turn the whole of Opera City into a maze. Can you help Pierre and his friend Carmen find their way through the mazes – and stop Mr X before it’s too late?
So, I managed to read just the three books by authors appearing at #YAShot on Wednesday for Michelle’s reading challenge, which is a little less than I’d hoped for but, still 50% of the total number of books I’ve read during the challenge period, so, really I’m fairly happy with the numbers.