Jo Boyce

Jo Boyce works as a bookseller at Readings Kids.


The Secrets of Billie Bright by Susie Day

Billie has just started Year 7. Her big brothers have tried to scare her with tales of Big School, but she knows she’ll find new friends and be in charge, like always. When her plans are seriously de…

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Swarm by Scott Westerfield, Margo Lanagan and Deborah Biancotti

I have been desperately awaiting the next instalment in this series since I finished the first book, Zeroes, late last year, and I have definitely not waited in vain. Flicker, Anonymous, Crash, Scam,…

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Jonathan Unleashed by Meg Rosoff

Jonathan has a perfect girlfriend, a decent apartment in New York, and a (soul sucking) job that pays the rent. Nonetheless, he feels like he is at a standstill, ready and waiting to fall into ‘adult…

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Holiday in Cambodia by Laura Jean McKay

It’s been nearly a week now since I finished Laura Jean McKay’s collection of short stories, Holiday in Cambodia, and my feelings are a jumble of melancholy, pensiveness and something else that I can…

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