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MP!er Roisin shares her thoughts on the funny and smart YA fiction ‘YOLO’ by Lauren Myracle

YOU REVIEW: MP!er Roisin shares her thoughts on ‘Yolo’ the fourth instalment in the bestselling Internet Girls series by Lauren Myracle.  

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Describe the plot of ‘YOLO’ in a tweet – less than 140 character, please!
Things can change when you go to college. Yolo follows how 3 friends cope with this change.

What genre would you class the book as?
Something along the lines of romance/comedy .. basically anything teen girls could be into.

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Tom Leveen chats to us about dream casting ‘Sick’ the movie.

This month we’re championing three of our favourite must read books. We caught up with Tom Leveen the author or ‘SICK’ to see who’d he’d cast in the movie adaptation of new YA fiction. We’re also on the look out for a fab indie director to make it happen for him… watch this space ;)
 
My biggest problem with a dream cast is my insistence for something new from Hollywood. As a director of about 35 plays over the past twenty years, I always found myself most attracted to casting actors who were against the grain or not who most people would choose to cast. As a result, if it were up to me to cast a SICK movie, I’d get a group of unknowns, or relative unknowns.  Continue reading

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Mp!er Roisin shares her thoughts on packed with suspense ‘Sick’ by Tom Leveen

YOU REVIEW: MP!er Roisin shares her thoughts on ‘Sick’ by Tom Leveen. His first step into the realms of horror YA fiction.

PrintDescribe the plot of ‘SICK’ in a tweet – less than 140 character, please! 
What do you do when an infection starts turning people at school into monsters? Lock yourself in a drama studio and try to escape.

What genre would you class the book as?
It definitely crosses over between the fantasy and horror genre’s.

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MP!er Beth shares her thoughts on the captivating ‘The Cure For Dreaming’ by Cat Winters

YOU REVIEW: MP!er Beth shares her thoughts on ‘The Cure For Dreaming’ by Cat Winters a captivating new YA fiction read guaranteed to put you in the halloween mood. 

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Describe the plot of ‘The Cure Of Dreaming’ in a tweet – less than 140 character, please!
A young suffragist with an over controlling father gets her world changed forever when a hypnotist is hired to change how she thinks.

What genre would you class the book as?
Historical fiction with aspects of horror.

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MP!er Wilhelmina shares her thoughts on ‘Sick’, a novel packed with so much action by Tom Leveen

YOU REVIEW: MP!er Wilhelmina shares her thoughts on ‘Sick’ by Tom Leveen. His first step into the realms of horror YA fiction. 

PrintDescribe the plot of ‘SICK’ in a tweet – less than 140 character, please!
Classic truants, Brian and his friends are up against the clock as they attempt to race to safety, facing a virus with no known cure.

What genre would you class the book as?
Horror

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October’s Free Chapter: Get your eyeballs around ‘The Cure For Dreaming’ by Cat Winters

We’re Book Club crazy this month here at Maximum Pop! As the nights are getting darker and colder we’ve got the best books in the business for you to feast those greedy eyeballs on. From the Morris Award finalist Cat Winters ‘The Cure For Dreaming’ will leave you wondering if you’re really seeing people are they truly are…

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Keep an eye out for free chapter giveaways, author Twitter takeovers, competitions and exclusive content, only on Maximum Pop!

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October’s Free Chapter: ‘YOLO’ by Lauren Myracle. Yep it’s another one for you book worms!

The fourth book in the Internet girls series, ‘Yolo’ by Lauren Myracle is a modern tale of three BFF’s trying to cope with long distance relationships and the struggles of moving away from home. Could you cope with making new friends all over again and getting dumped by text?

Read a free chapter exclusively below.

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October’s Free Chapter: ‘SICK’ by Tom Leveen

Sickness rips through Brian’s school, blood devouring zombies that won’t let anyone or thing stand in their way. What would you do if you were stuck in school and everyone around you was slowly being taken away into sickness? Prepare to not be able to put this book down. 

Read the first chapter exclusively below:

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October’s MP! Book Club: ‘The Cure For Dreaming’ by Cat Winters

We’re Book Club crazy this month here at Maximum Pop! As the nights are getting darker and colder we’ve got the best books in the business for you to feast those greedy eyeballs on. From the Morris Award finalist Cat Winters ‘The Cure For Dreaming’ will leave you wondering if you’re really seeing people are they truly are…

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