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“I would not, could not be broken”: Have we included your favourite quotes from ‘A Court of Mist and Fury’?

It’s been a few weeks since we finished reading Sarah J Maas’s ‘A Court of Mist and Fury’ but we can’t stop thinking about it. In fact, we admit to re-reading our favourite bits and marking our favourite quotes in the book, so we figured we’d share them with you!

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WIN! A DVD player, 3 ‘Goosebumps’ books + a DVD of the movie starring Jack Black!

When Zach (Dylan Minnette) unwittingly unleashes magical monsters on the town, he must team with his new friends Champ (Ryan Lee), Hannah (Odeya Rush) and Stine (Jack Black) to send the ghouls back where they came from before it’s too late.

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The film adaptation of RL Stine’s ‘Goosebumps’ proved just as much fun as the best-selling children’s series of all time and we KNOW you want that DVD in your life.

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Weekly Releases: 30th May – 5th June

Get excited! It’s a new week, with fab new releases, and we’re here to give you the low down on what’s not-to-be-missed in the world of YA.

‘Every Exquisite Thing’ by Matthew Quick
Nanette O’Hare is an unassuming teen who has played the role of dutiful daughter, hard-working student, and star athlete for as long as she can remember. But when a beloved teacher gives her his worn copy of The Bubblegum Reaper – the mysterious, out-of-print cult-classic – the rebel within Nanette awakens.

As she befriends the reclusive author, falls in love with a young but troubled poet, and attempts to insert her true self into the world with wild abandon, Nanette learns the hard way that sometimes rebellion comes at a high price.

  • When? Out on Tuesday the 31st!
  • Who? Published by Headline
  • Find out more

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How to Princess: The ultimate guide to royally rockin’ it, inspired by ‘The Crown’ by Kiera Cass

With the release of Kiera Cass’s ‘The Crown’, we may weep at the finale of a great series, but more than anything, we despair at not being able to dive into this world anymore to pretend WE WERE LIVING IT!

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So, just in case you got yourself some ‘Selection’ blues, here’s how to pick yo’self up. Here’s how to princess: Continue reading How to Princess: The ultimate guide to royally rockin’ it, inspired by ‘The Crown’ by Kiera Cass

WIN! ALL SEVENTEEN books in Robert Muchamore’s ‘Cherub’ series, plus FIVE GOODIE BAGS for runners up!

‘New Guard’ is book number 17 in Robert Muchamore’s ‘Cherub’ series and it’s so wonderfully spyful you’ll be saying “Double Oh, who?”

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And now you can win a signed copy of the new book, plus ALL SIXTEEN that came before it, plus a goodie bag! Five runners up will also receive a goody bag. Isn’t that immense? Here’s how to enter: Continue reading WIN! ALL SEVENTEEN books in Robert Muchamore’s ‘Cherub’ series, plus FIVE GOODIE BAGS for runners up!

NaNoWriMo inspiration, plucky Canadian humour, and a huge fall book haul: a Q&A with booktuber Sarah Sunbeemz

Recently we got the chance to put a few questions to booktuber Sarah (of Sarah Sunbeemz) and find out ALL the answers to what life is like on YouTube, how she got started, and being ‘the geekiest geek of all things geek’.

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All the reasons why we want to be just like Mary from Jenny Downham’s ‘Unbecoming’ when we’re older

It’s not often that you find yourself saying “when I’m a grandma, I want to be just like…” but because of Jenny Downham’s ‘Unbecoming’ (shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2016 no less!) we’ve been doing just that.

And it’s all because there’s something about Mary…

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Maggie Stiefvater is taking over our Twitter on 1st June and we just cannot stop flapping!

The one and only Maggie Stiefvator off of ‘The Raven Cycle’ will be taking over our twitter on Wednesday 1st June @ 7pm GMT. And we literally can’t handle excitement.

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Follow @maximumpopbooks and the hashtag #AskMaggie to get your questions in and to ensure you don’t miss a moment of it!  Continue reading Maggie Stiefvater is taking over our Twitter on 1st June and we just cannot stop flapping!

Quiz: Take part in your own Selection and find your Prince Charming!

‘The Selection’ series is at an end *sobs* and we’re just not ready to say goodbye. So we’re not going to! We’re going to give you your very own Selection instead! Take our quiz and see which of Eadlyn’s finalists is your Prince Charming.

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