Young Adult posts

Our children’s & YA top 10 bestsellers of the week

All the Ways to be Smart by Allison Colpoys & Davina Bell Brawl of the Wild (The Adventures of Dog Man Book 6) by Dav Pilkey The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) by Jeff Kinney Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor Book 2) by Jessica Townsend Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor Book 1) by Jessica Townsend Real Pigeons Fight Crime (Book 1) by Andrew McDonald & …

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Our children’s & YA top 10 bestsellers of the week

Brawl of the Wild (The Adventures of Dog Man Book 6) by Dav Pilkey All the Ways to be Smart by Allison Colpoys & Davina Bell Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol The Ice Monster by David Walliams & Tony Ross Tales from the Inner City by Shaun Tan The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) by Jeff Kinney Real Pigeons Fight Crime (Book 1) by Andrew McDonald & Ben Wood Lenny’s Book of Everything by Karen F…

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Exciting YA books to look out for in 2019

Late last year we attended the Centre for Youth Literature’s YA Showcase for 2019. At this annual event, a host of different publishers share the most exciting new releases for teen readers coming out in 2019. Here are some of the biggest and buzziest books from the night. Homegrown rom-coms & coming-of-age tales Making Friends with Alice Dyson by Poppy Nwosu – Studious Alice and ‘bad b…

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Our children’s & YA top 10 bestsellers of the week

All the Ways to be Smart by Allison Colpoys & Davina Bell The Ice Monster by David Walliams & Tony Ross Lenny’s Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee The Tales of Mr Walker by Jess Black & Sara Acton The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) by Jeff Kinney A Winter’s Promise (The Mirror Visitor Book 1) by Christelle Dabos (translated by Hildegarde Serle) Real Pigeons Fight Crime (Book 1) by Andre…

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Our children’s & YA top 10 bestsellers of the week

The Ice Monster by David Walliams & Tony Ross The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) by Jeff Kinney Lenny’s Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor Book 2) by Jessica Townsend Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor Book 1) by Jessica Townsend The Tales of Mr Walker by Jess Black & Sara Acton Tales from the Inner City by Shaun Tan Tr

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Our 2018 Christmas Gift Guide: What to buy for hard-to-buy-for children

by Leanne Hall

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be compiling a host of gift guides to help you with your Christmas shopping. Here is a list of suggestions for the tricky young people in your life. THEY DON’T LIKE READING

Kids who won’t read

Hilda and the Hidden People – Based on the Hilda series of graphic novels and backed up by the new Netflix series, this novelisation sees Hilda encounter trolls and e…

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Our children’s & YA top 10 bestsellers of the week

The Ice Monster by David Walliams & Tony Ross All the Ways to be Smart by Allison Colpoys & Davina Bell Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor Book 2) by Jessica Townsend The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) by Jeff Kinney Lenny’s Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee Tales from the Inner City by Shaun Tan Night Walk by Alison Binks Tricky’s Bad Day by Alison Lester A Winter’s

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The best young adult books of 2018

by Bronte Coates

Every year our staff vote for their favourite books, albums, films and TV shows of the past 12 months. Here are our top 10 young adult books of the year, voted for by Readings' staff, and displayed in no particular order. (You can find all our best picks for books, CDs & DVDs of 2018 here.) Between Us by Clare Atkins

Between Us is an extraordinary and utterly heartbreaking work of fiction …

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