REVIEW: Unconventional by Maggie Harcourt

I didn’t intend to read Unconventional in a day; it just happened. One minute I’d started the first page and the next I was scrambling to find time to read the rest because I rapidly became obsessed. Unconventional is told from the perspective…

REVIEW: This Beats Perfect by Rebecca Denton

I read contemporary YA for that fuzzy feeling you get in your stomach after you’ve finished reading a book, that satisfying feeling that makes you want to climb inside it and hug all the characters. That is exactly how This Beats…

REVIEW: Wing Jones by Katherine Webber

  Wing Jones is one of the most beautiful books I’ve read in a long time and I’d love everyone – absolutely everyone – to read it. Set in Atlanta in the 90’s, it tells the story of fifteen year old…

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Hi! I'm Lucy Powrie, a book blogger and YouTuber from the UK. I have a wild obsession with the Brontë sisters, love reading YA books, and have lots and lots of guinea pigs. My favourite books include Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë, Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell, and Magus of Stonewylde by Kit Berry.

I'm the creator and host of #UKYAChat, a weekly Twitter chat hosted every Friday at 8pm UK Time, and am represented by Lauren Gardner at Bell Lomax Moreton.

REVIEW: Nightwanderers by C.J. Flood

It has been three years since C.J. Flood’s award-winning debut novel, Infinite Sky, was released, which I described as “deep and heartfelt“. In Nightwanderers, Flood returns with her signature emotional read to deliver a book that is guaranteed to grip…

REVIEW: How Hard Can Love Be? by Holly Bourne

I love that moment when you read a book and you keep glancing at the clock, seeing how many more pages it’s possible to squeeze in because you love it so much and can’t bear to stop reading it. How Hard…

REVIEW: Beautiful Broken Things by Sara Barnard

Beautiful Broken Things is the extraordinary début novel from Sara Barnard that showcases what everyone loves most about UKYA fiction. Caddy and Rosie have been best friends forever, despite them going to different schools. Then Rosie introduces Caddy to a…

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REVIEW: All the Rage by Courtney Summers

I have wanted to read something by Courtney Summers ever since I first heard Holly Bourne talk about how amazing her books are, but until now they haven’t been published in the UK, which is a crying shame. We’re really…

REVIEW: Murder Most Unladylike by Robin Stevens

I thought I’d put together an infographic review for Murder Most Unladylike today because I loved the book so much! I would HIGHLY recommend it!

REVIEW: The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury

Now, as The Sin Eater’s Daughter begins to emerge into the wild, I feel a burning pride every time I see someone tweet or write about it. The feeling that comes with, ‘MY FRIEND HAS WRITTEN A BOOK!!’ and a…

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REVIEW: The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson

The buzz around the release of The Art of Being Normal has been crazy! So many of my trusted friends and fellow reviewers have loved it so the pressure was on when I chose to read it myself. Williamson has…

REVIEW: Vendetta by Catherine Doyle

You know that feeling when you read an amazing book and you have to re-evaluate everything you once thought about life? Vendetta was that book for me. It completely destroyed me. Vendetta is the version of Romeo and Juliet you…

REVIEW: Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer

I was reluctant to read Belzhar at first because I’d read very mixed reviews. However, I decided to finally read it on a whim, and I’m very glad I did! Jam Gallahue has been sent to a school far away…