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Bel Reviews: Day Boy by Trent Jamieson

Trent has never steered me wrong with his books, so I rushed to get my hands on his new book, Day Boy, on the day it came out. I begged the sales guy to un-box my copy so I had the first one ...

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Krista Reviews: Dark Eden by Patrick Carman

Fifteen-year-old Will Besting is sent by his doctor to Fort Eden, an institution meant to help patients suffering from crippling phobias. Once there, Will and six other teenagers take turns in mysterious fear chambers and confront their worst nightmares—with the help of the group ...

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A. V. Mather Reviews: Wolf by Alma Alexander

Wolf is the second book in the Were Chronicles series, which began with Random and will close with Shifter. The series focuses on the lives of one particular Were family and the struggles they face assimilating into regular society. The overall story is complex and ...

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Sarah Reviews: The Prophecy of Bees by R. S. Pateman

Do you believe in superstition? I’m talking omens and witchcraft, prophecies and curses; that kind of thing.

Surly 17 year-old Izzy is pretty sure she doesn’t. Then her mother Lindy buys Stagcote Manor, a run-down estate hidden in the English countryside. Lindy hopes moving away from ...

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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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Chris Glabb on YouTube

Our fashion blogger, Christopher Glabb, has just just started vlogging on YouTube. Check out his channel and learn more about his love of cats and the ghost in his house!


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Text Fiction Prize for YA Literature

This is such a great opportunity for YA fiction writers in Australia and NZ!

The entry form for 2015 applications can be found at the Text Publishing website.

The prize is open to writers of all ages based in Australia and New Zealand; only hard copy submissions delivered by post are accepted. Further terms and conditions can be found on the entry form.



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