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    In celebration of #UKYA – My favourite UK authors

    Forgive me for using a hashtag in the title of my blogpost, that is something I would never do unless the hashtag needs more coverage and I feel that UKYA does! It is a hashtag started by Project UKYA, a blog dedicated to the awesome fiction which comes from our home soil. This weekend sees the #readUKYA hit twitter in a readathon designed to focus purely on home grown fiction. The readathon started on Thursday and runs to 11pm on Sunday, and as my part in it all I decided to share with you some of my favourite UK authors. There are some authors who jump straight to mind when…

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    Adorkable – Sarra Manning

    “‘We need to talk,’ Michael Lee told me firmly when I stepped out of the makeshift changing room at the St Jude’s jumble sale, which was actually four curtained rails arranged in a square, to have a good preen in front of a clouded mirror.” Jeane was happy, she had half a million follower on twitter, a blog and her own lifestyle brand that was fast becoming an international phenomenon and a boyfriend who, well… he was nice enough. Then Michael Lee came along. Star of the school, the stage, even the football team, Michael had it all, even the beautiful airhead girlfriend. Then he noticed something between Barney and…