The best young adult books of 2016

The best young adult (YA) books of 2016

Shelved: Young adult fiction (contemporary, romance) Buy: Hive More: Goodreads I’m not sure why it’s taken me so long to write this review. Well, I do know. I moved house, and work…

Book Review: Never Evers by Tom Ellen & Lucy Ivison

Shelved: Young adult fiction (contemporary, romance) Buy: Hive More: Goodreads I’m not sure why it’s taken me so long to write this review. Well, I do know. I moved house, and work…

Chaucer writing today about the potentially energising effects of sweet April showers could well say going on the school ski trip is a modern-day pilgrimage – for those pupils who can afford it. Such is the case in Never Evers, where 14-year-old boys and girls from two single-sex schools converge for a week’s snowboarding holiday in France. The air soon starts crackling with jokey self-dramatising, elaborate if mostly good natured put-downs and pigeon French  (“Do you speak Anglais?”).

Never Evers is an affecting but unsentimental tale of love on the ski slopes - review

Chaucer writing today about the potentially energising effects of sweet April showers could well say going on the school ski trip is a modern-day pilgrimage – for those pupils who can afford it. Such is the case in Never Evers, where 14-year-old boys and girls from two single-sex schools converge for a week’s snowboarding holiday in France. The air soon starts crackling with jokey self-dramatising, elaborate if mostly good natured put-downs and pigeon French (“Do you speak Anglais?”).

Can't wait to get stuck into this! Thanks for the Pom Pom hat too! #neverevers

Can't wait to get stuck into this! Thanks for the Pom Pom hat too! #neverevers

Synopsis: Kicked out of ballet academy and straight into a school ski trip, Mouse knows certain classmates can’t wait to see her fall flat on her face. Meanwhile, Jack looks forward to danger and...

Synopsis: Kicked out of ballet academy and straight into a school ski trip, Mouse knows certain classmates can’t wait to see her fall flat on her face. Meanwhile, Jack looks forward to danger and...

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