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  1. Fantasy fiction taken to a whole new level

    Posted Aug 05th 2007, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... fiction and this is his first stab at the youth fiction market. Unlike many other adult fiction writers who have tried to cash in on this market, Mieville hits his target. Forget the limp Potter wannabes or the bland, repetitive fantasy novels that are currently flooding the youth fiction shelves: Un Lun Dun is a refreshingly gritty tale where astounding things happen. Mieville treats his ...

  2. Forget the lovelorn vampires- these are downright spooky

    Posted Sep 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in Shadowmancer, Wormwood and the Mariah Mundi trilogy. A year ago, Taylor first took readers into the Vampyre Labyrinth, putting the vampire back where he (or she) belonged in fiction, sucking blood ... fiction. The emphasis may lean towards the adult rather than the young reader, but older teens will be able to take all of Dust Blood in their sophisticated stride with no harm done. Rich ...

  3. Bang! Bang! Quick-draw tale of Wild West hits the target

    Posted Jan 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Millen The Case of the Deadly Desperados By Caroline Lawrence Published by Orion ISBN 978 1 4440 0169 3 The Case of the Deadly Desperados is the first story in a new series of novels by Caroline Lawrence, author of The Roman Mysteries, a popular coll ...

  4. Wartime mystery of identity brims with intriguing ideas

    Posted Apr 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Millen The Double Shadow By Sally Gardner Published by Orion ISBN 978 1 78062 012 1 Sally Gardner is a unique writer of young adult fiction who very much follows her own path when ... Shadow, is a stunning example of what young adult fiction can do. With books like this available, it's no wonder that young adult fiction is one area of publishing currently seeing a boom. ...

  5. Dangers and mystery lurk in the shadows of London

    Posted May 04th 2008, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... John Millen The Extraordinary and Unusual Adventures of Horatio Lyle By Catherine Webb Published by Atom/Little, Brown ISBN 1 904233 61 9 With a title that makes promises and tells the reader what to expect, Catherine Webb's first novel in the Horati ...

  6. Boy seeks help to find real killer

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... trivial offerings swamping young adult fiction bookshelves. ...

  7. Sinister tour spells trouble for girls' song and dance dream

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and her wonderfully natural storytelling is a perfect fit for this subject. We are only into the first half of 2012, but India Dark is certainly one of the outstanding youth fiction books ... are devastating. India Dark is a classy and absorbing novel and one of those rare youth fiction books that hold their own even when set against works for adults. Don't miss it. It's a dazzling ...

  8. Family themes rescue fantasy novel from following formula

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The massive success of the Twilight series is still tempting many youth fiction authors to jump on the bandwagon. Give a teenager magical or occult special powers, and put him or her in a situation ... young adult fiction fans get a stand-out series that really breaks fresh ground? John Millen can be contacted on MillenBookshelf@aol.com. ...

  9. A mind-expanding read

    Posted Sep 11th 2005, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Pete doesn't know why he and his dad are running from the helicopters. Gradually he uncovers the truth, writes John Millen Yesterday another helicopter circled over where Pete and his dad were hiding. If they had been seen, the helicopter men would h ...

  10. Less than a week to save the world... will they succeed?

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Millen Six Days By Philip Webb Published by Chicken House/Scholastic ISBN 97819064277 The sci-fi novel in which creatures from another planet visiting Earth is not very popular at the moment in the world of youth fiction best-sellers. Vampires and werewolves have overtaken aliens. But it's more than possible, that with Philip Webb's Six Days, the extra-terrestrial ...




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