Jim Curran is a Traveller child newly settled in the town of Dundray. The authorities have forced him into the local school, but it’s a hostile place for a Traveller. He suffers prejudice and violence but also makes a friend in a girl called Kit. Under Kit’s care Jim begins to find a place for himself in Dundray, but everyday prejudice and a shocking act of violence intervene to uproot his life once more.Read more
So, yeah. I went into town to post something on Saturday, and nipped into my local Waterstones while was there and bought this one, along with Ink by Alice Broadway.Read more
Optimists Die First | Susin Nielsen | Anderson Press | 02 March 2017 About the Book Petula has avoided friendshipRead more
With a grandmother from China and another from Ghana, fifteen-year-old Wing Jones is often caught between worlds. But when tragedy strikes, Wing discovers a talent for running she never knew she had.
Wing’s speed could bring her family everything it needs. It could also stop Wing getting the one thing she wants.Read more
Like the first book, The Secret City was immense fun to read; fantastically paced, and once again I absolutely tore through it! Eating up the twists and turns the authors kept throwing at us.Read more