London Belongs to Us by Sarra Manning

Seventeen-year-old Sunny’s always been a little bit of a pushover. But when she’s sent a picture of her boyfriend kissing another girl, she knows she’s got to act. What follows is a mad, twelve-hour dash around London – starting at 8pm in Crystal Palace (so far away from civilisation you can’t even get the Tube there) then sweeping through Camden, Shoreditch, Soho, Kensington, Notting Hill . . . and ending up at 8am in Alexandra Palace.

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Changers: Drew by T Cooper & Alison Glock-Cooper

So, I was already considering this one on Netgalley when I was approached to be part of of the blog tour. Decision made! 😉

And, what’s not to be tempted by? The possibilities offered by the premise and the questions it might ask, seemed like it might make for a fantastic and fun read, and while it by no means failed in that, it didn’t succeed quite as well as I was hoping for.What I wanted most, was for Drew to shout back at his dad, “I might be Drew at the moment, but I’m still the Ethan I was for the last 14 years as well. STOP TREATING ME DIFFERENTLY!”

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Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now Simon is actually being blackmailed: if he doesn’t play wingman for class clown Martin, his sexual identity will become everyone’s business. Worse, the privacy of Blue, the pen name of the boy he’s been emailing, will be compromised.

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