Book-A-Like: If I Stay & Thirteen Reasons Why

Exquisitely sad YA stories about life and death,  loss and love feature in this week’s Book-A-Like. Clay Jensen is still reeling from the death of his friend and first love, Hannah Baker, two weeks previous. When he arrives home one afternoon to a strange package on his doorstep, what he imagines is inside it is […]

The Future of Us by Jay Asher & Carolyn Mackler

It’s 1996. Neighbours and best friends Josh and Emma are huddled around Emma’s PC, accessing the internet for the first time. Though their friendship has been strained for a while, the internet is the next, new big thing and they share the experience like they’ve shared almost everything else. But something is wrong with Emma’s […]

Reviewsday: Thirteen Reasons Why

” A lot of you cared, just not enough.” I’m going to be honest. Thirteen Reasons Why is a hard book to read – but it’s worth it. Any book that deals with an issue as sensitive as teenage suicide is going to be emotional and this one really hits hard. The main message that […]