A Monster Calls, by Patrick Ness

Later this year a movie will be released of Patrick Ness’s A Monster Calls.
I’m keen to see the movie, but reluctant at the same time.
Click here to see the trailer, and what I hope is conveyed in the movie version.



And the Winner Is …

Though the literary world seems abuzz with Man Booker fever over a novel that sounds like Stephen Hawking meets Psycho, the #LoveOzYA community is celebrating the winners of the Inky Awards.


If you haven’t heard of the Inkies, don’t despair. Once upon a time no one had heard of the Man Booker Prize either – or the Oscars.

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