We got chatting to Orlagh Collins about her summer young adult release, 'No Filter'.
Orlagh Collins delivers a non-filtered take on reality
Orlagh Collins contemporary, young adult debut, 'No Filter' just became my perfect beach read!
Cat Clarke on pizza, Pottermore, and Christopher Pike
We explored the conception for dark themes in 'Girlhood', and got the bottom of Clarke's feelings on the characters of her newest release.
Stargazing for Beginners proves chaos is the only constant in this stunning new young adult release
Ultimate space nerd, Megan, has so much to teach the reader about love, loss, identity and, of course, the solar system, in this gorgeously penned and emotive young adult novel.
Seven Days of You will make you fall in love with falling in love
This is a romance book of the best possible kind - combining both a swoon-worthy love story, with relatable characters, and a viable plot surrounding them.
Girlhood: bad seeds or bad deeds?
Fans of Megan Abbott will love Cat Clarke's 'Girlhood'.
Leah Thomas redefines the contemporary genre
Fans of John Green will love Thomas' 'You'll Never Meet Me' and 'Nowhere Near You'
10 powerful messages delivered in The Hate U Give
10 spoiler-free and empowering quotes from Angie Thomas' 'The Hate U Give'.
March TBR: The Hyped Books Edition
There are beloved series, hyped new releases and book-to-movie adaptations that have been on our radar for some time, and March is the month for them.
February Book Haul: Or, My Young Adult and Thriller Obsession
So after a pretty frugal January I thought I would treat myself to a few new books this month. And by a few I mean 31... My first mini book haul came from the unlikely place of my weekly grocery shop. Those 'two books for seven pound'…
Review: The Memory Book by Lara Avery
Lovers of romantic coming-of-age stories featuring marginalized characters won't be able to put this one down.
Review: A Quiet Kind of Thunder by Sara Barnard
United By Pop received a free copy of Sara Barnard's A Quiet Kind Of Thunder in exchange for an honest review, all opinions are our own. Title: A Quiet Kind of Thunder Author: Sara Barnard Purchase: Available in the UK and the US…
Interview: Author Lisa Williamson on fitting in and standing out
Contemporary author Lisa Williamson proved her worth with her 2015 release The Art of Being Normal, which became the bestselling young adult hardback debut of the year and Waterstones Children’s Book Prize winner for 2016. Since then she…
How Beautiful Broken Things by Sara Barnard left me feeling beautiful but broken
Title: Beautiful Broken Things Author: Sara Barnard Purchase: Available in the UK and the US. Overall rating: 4/5 stars Great for: Lovers of contemporary YA with a twist Themes: Friendship, coming-of-age, young adult,…
The Secret Life of a Teenage Girl: The Dark Underbelly of Adolescence as Exposed in the Works of…
If my university degree in Gothic literature has given me anything, it is an appreciation for dark literature. And no one does dark literature like Megan Abbott does dark literature. And I mean soul-searchingly, borderline explicit,…