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    Videoblog: BlogInk round two AKA Pick Me, Chose Me, Love Me from Sophie of So Many Books, So Little Time

    Regular readers may remember me mentioning the competition that MiraInk have launched to find an in house paid blogger. I entered but unfortunately didn’t make it into the second round. Needless to say I was a little upset about this, unitl I found out that a number of my awesome blogger friends did. One of these is Sophie from So Many Books, So Little Time and as part of her online campaign she is doing a blog tour of her video.  All you have to do is watch the below video and maybe leave a comment on here, on the youtube page, or on Sophie’s blog post which can be…

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    The Changing Face of YA

    This is my entry for the BlogInk competition from MiraInk, which has just closed. The top ten posts will be announced on Thursday I believe but I wanted to share the post with those of you who didn’t see it on my Tumblr. *** When I was a teen – and we’re only going back a few years here, I’m not that old – I remember spending hours at my local bookshop looking at the Young Adult (YA) section, which was tiny. This section was home to the Georgia Nicholson series and other contemporary books by authors like Sarra Manning, Carolyn Mackler and Anne Cassidy. There were the odd exceptions…