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Entries tagged: LondonBook Report Book Report
Don’t read Anita Hughes’ Christmas in London while hungry. You will regret it.
Mandy C. went to London and took a little side trip to the home of the Harry Potter films.
Everyone's older, but perhaps not wiser.
Claudia Gray’s Defy the Stars is an adventure of the heart.
Time—and love—make the world go ‘round in Tara Sim’s Timekeeper.
Things get heated in The Burning Page, the third book in Genevieve Cogman’s The Invisible Library series.
There's a crazy serial killer on the loose in Victorian London, dissecting women and taunting the police...let's find him!
The second book in Genevieve Cogman’s Invisible Library series, The Masked City, turns the tired “damsel in distress” trope on its head.
Debutantes, dances, and demons, oh my! In The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman, Lady Helen will never forget her first Season.
Go on an adventure through alternate universes to procure obscure books in Genevieve Cogman’s The Invisible Library.
Jude Law is at the height of his prettiness in this life-swapping rom com.
Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas mix Austen-esque sass with superpowers in These Vicious Masks.
Being a struggling author isn’t easy, but, sometimes, neither is being a successful one.
Garth Nix’s latest novel, Newt’s Emerald, mixes magic with Regency romance.
Gregory Funaro's middle grade novel shows us that that there are alternatives to that letter from Hogwarts.
Teenage Sherlock meets a female Moriarty in Heather W. Petty’s debut novel Lock & Mori.
The second book in Ellie Marney’s Every series, Every Word, does not fall prey to the dreaded Bridge Book Blues. In fact, it might even be better than the first (which is saying something).
Knowledge is all, but when the powers that be control it with an iron grasp—like in Rachel Caine’s Ink and Bone—”all” becomes a very subjective term.
Ryan Graudin's sequel to All That Glows—All That Burns—upps the action and brings new life to familiar (to Arthurian scholars, at least) characters.
Don't panic, because this isn't the last book in Maureen Johnson's Shades of London series!
Arwen Elys Dayton’s Seeker is filled with more questions than answers, but is all the more intriguing for it.
The second novel in Samantha Shannon’s The Bone Season series shifts its focus to London and the shady humans that live there (but, thankfully, still features super hot extradimensional creatures).
Death is but a door, time is but a window - that’s right, Lockwood & Co. is baaaaaaaaaaaaaack!
Solving crimes and thwarting conspiracies is a total fam jam for Knightley and Son.
In which the teenage ghostbusters in Jonathan Stroud's The Screaming Staircase discover THERE IS NO DANA, ONLY ZUUL.
Finn Maguire, that loveable English scamp, returns in a new book, Incinerator, and almost gets burned alive. Pip, pip, cheerio!
Crusher by Niall Leonard. Murder, mystery, and mayhem. Do you want chips with that?
The second book in Colleen Gleason’s Stoker and Holmes series involves steampunk, the occult, mysterious men—and builds on an already great series.
Take a short trip back to a time to when department stores were a novelty, not the norm.
Although it sounds like it should be, Samantha Shannon’s debut novel The Bone Season is not a Jeffrey Deaver book starring Lincoln Rhyme.
Author Charlie Higson offers a tour of two locations from his new novel, The Fallen, plus a chance for you to win an Enemy prize pack!
Step up to the FYA laboratory for some highly scientific analysis of the StreetDance series to take center stage!
Find yourself mired in Sherlock gifs, wondering if and when a new series will ever come to pass? Amanda gives you Portia Adams, granddaughter of John Watson, who is here to scratch your Holmesian itch!
Ryan Graudin mixes ancient royalty—the Fae—and modern royalty—an English prince—in her new novel All That Glows.
Mandy C. was surprisingly inspired by Sharon Biggs Waller’s story of a naive, upper-class girl in her debut YA novel A Mad, Wicked Folly.
Colleen Gleason’s The Clockwork Scarab introduces two awesome ladies with the last names of Stoker and Holmes who are so much cooler than their more famous relatives.
Get the scoop on the London FYA Book Club and their fave book club picks!
Mandy C. spends an evening with Wild Target, a movie that proves that there really are only so many British actors—but they’re all brilliant.
Maureen Johnson's Shades of London series continues with The Madness Underneath, which is unfortunately neither swoony nor scary.
Brian reviews Terry Pratchett's Dodger, a book about the London underground...and not the subway.
A book that has a school trip to London, mysterious texts from a boy, and more depth than I would have guessed.
Want to join The Friday Society? Only badasses need apply.
Jenny reads Andrew Smith's The Marbury Lens, and would like to ask "What the WHAT?!!!"
Alix reviews Cuttlefish by Dave Freer, a book set in an alternate universe where sea-levels have risen, London looks more like Venice, and illegal submarines run a pretty extensive black market.
Megan gives you the quick and dirty on PBS's new British import, Call The Midwife.
An FYA walkthrough of the new WB Studio Tour: The Making of Harry Potter, where all your butterbeer wishes and Yule Ball dreams can come true
Erin reviews Annabel Pitcher's My Sister Lives on the Mantlepiece, a story of the wild romance of grief and the tiny blossoms of hope. REQUIRED READING, Y'ALL.
We're in the second week of London 2012, and usually by now we've seen at least one young Olympian's dreams, if not bones, crushed. I feel like we're missing out this year.
Getting to Chant U-S-A, and other awesome things about going to the Olympics IN REAL LIFE!
Jenny reviews The Fear, the third book in The Enemy series by Charlie Higson -- the best zombie stories forever ever.
A review of Evelina by Frances Burney, a somewhat questionable predecessor to Jane Austen.
Forever Young Adult presents a book review of The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson
Forever Young Adult presents a book review of I've Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella
Forever Young Adult Presents: A Review of The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith
Megan reviews Planesrunner by Ian McDonald and is totes taking this book with her through the multiverse.
A recap of the October FYA Book Club meetings around the world!
Posh explores the magical world of The Apothecary by Maile Meloy.
A recap of the September FYA Book Club meetings around the world!
A recap of the August FYA Book Club meetings around the world!
Jenny reviews The Dead by Charlie Higson, a continuation of the best zombie series EVAR.
What Tess Oliver's Camille may lack in historical accuracy, it more than makes up for with hot werewolf swoontimes.
Erin falls in love with Melissa Jensen's Falling In Love With English Boys but keeps it on the DL (just LOOK at the cover!).
Meghan reviews the start of the Patricia Wrede series, Mairelon the Magician, in which a street urchin teams up with a magician and his assistant.
In the market for a home? Erin puts on her realtor jacket to tour popular YA neighbourhoods.
Newest FYAer Megan hands in her first book report on My So-Called Haunting by Tamsyn Murray, in which the heroine juggles boys, both live and not-so-live.
Jenny reviews The Enemy by Charlie Higson, in which all the grown-ups have turned to zombies with a craving for eating kids.
A tale of Jenny's trip to London for Christmas.