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Bel Reviews: You Were Here by Cori McCarthy

 

I read this book with the help of Netgalley.com and I’m so glad I took the chance.

The Goodreads blurb reads…

“On the anniversary of her daredevil brother’s death, Jaycee attempts to break into Jake’s favourite hideout—the petrifying ruins of an insane asylum. Joined by four classmates, ...

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Joelene Reviews: Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Melinda Sordino is an outcast. No one will talk to her at school. No one will eat with her during lunch breaks. No one will sit with her in class.  It wasn’t always this way. Before she called the cops at a party during the ...

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Krista Reviews: How to Fall by Jane Casey

Sixteen-year-old Jess Tennant has never met any of her relatives, until her mom suddenly drags her out of London to spend the summer in the tiny English town where her family’s from. Her mom’s decision is surprising, but even more surprising is the town’s reaction ...

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Sarah Reviews: The Winter Isles by Antonia Senior

 

There are books that take some time to get into. Others manage to captivate from the very first page. For me The Winter Isles is the latter.

It opens with a boy stranded on a rock. Sea laps at the edges of this remote outcrop and ...

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2016 Escape Club Book Club

Come and join Krista, Bel and Joelene for the 2016 book club. See the schedule below, and just sign up on our GoodReads page.

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Night Creatures is a Must Read YA Dystopia

 

There are books that take some time to get into. Others manage to captivate from the very first page. For me The Winter Isles is the latter.

It opens with a boy stranded on a rock. Sea laps at the edges of this remote outcrop and …

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Burn Bright on the IF List

For fans of my Night Creatures series, you can vote for which actors you’d like to see in a movie adaptation of Burn Bright over at the IF list. Follow the list and add your own favourites to it!

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Welcome Our New Blogger: Natasha

We’re excited here at the Escape Club to be welcoming our new LGBTQ blogger Natasha. Tash will be writing in the new YOUR LIFE section about issues young people face (and having some fun along the way).

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Writing Competition for Younger Writers

The Warlock’s Child writing competition

Ford Street Publishing is running a writing and art competition for students fifteen years of age or younger.

Check this website for all the details on how to enter.

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