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.



Two Wolves – which will you feed?

Released as “On the Run” in the US

After cops come looking for them, Ben’s mum and 19392551dad arrive and bundle him and his sister in the car for an unplanned ‘holiday’.  So begins a tale of tension, suspicion and fear.

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Cloudwish, by Fiona Wood

Wishes aren’t real. Are they?

24248906Vân Uoc knows the score. She’s a scholarship kid in an exclusive school and under no illusion about fitting into the designer-clothes-and-huge-house set. It hasn’t prevented her crushing on A-lister and rowing star Billy Gardiner. When Billy takes notice of her just after she’s made a wish, it has to be coincidence. Doesn’t it?

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