Should young ladies know how to swim?

Jennifer Minicus | 09 December 2013
A must read for young women hoping to marry someday.

New movie for Pride and Prejudice devotees

Clare Cannon | 07 September 2013
Shannon Hale's 'Austenland' takes living inside fantasy to a whole new level.

Romance in teen fiction

Clare Cannon | 30 July 2013
There’s nothing quite like a good romance. But what makes a literary romance ‘good’ or ‘bad’ for teens?

Books of innocence and experience

Clare Cannon | 13 June 2013
Why are so many adults reading young adult literature? It used to be the other way around.

Historical Fiction for Teens

Clare Cannon | 09 April 2013
A series that puts heart into history.

Book Reviews

A Book That Has It All

Clare Cannon | 19 March 2013
Historical Fiction, Friendship, Romance, Family, Music, Art, Culture...

Bright Island

Jennifer Minicus | 11 February 2013
A coming of age story for young teen girls.

Palace of Stone (Princess Academy #2)

Clare Cannon | 12 October 2012
An outstanding sequel to Princess Academy which takes Miri’s exploration of the meaning of life, education, friendship and love to a whole new level.

City Boy

Jennifer Minicus | 10 September 2012
Anyone who has ever experienced puppy love should read this Pulitzer Prize winning novel.

Mara, Daughter of the Nile

Margaret Hannon | 20 July 2012
A tale of intrigue and romance in ancient Egypt.

The Prisoner of Zenda

Tim Golden | 20 July 2012
A swashbuckling adventure with a dashing hero, a bearded villain, and a lovely heroine.

The Maid of Fairbourne Hall

Clare Cannon | 10 July 2012
A new Regency Romance for young adults.

Book Reviews

Video Review: Holiday Reading for Teens and Young Adults

Clare Cannon | 29 June 2012
Entertaining summer (or winter) reading for the holidays.

13 Gifts (Birthdays #3)

Clare Cannon | 11 March 2012
The tweens become teens in the next instalment of this great series for girls.

Book Reviews

Video Review 1: Don’t Judge These Books By Their Covers

Clare Cannon | 04 March 2012
First video review from the Good Reading Guide - tell us what you think!

A Waltz for Matilda

Clare Cannon | 14 February 2012
A fun, engaging, and edifying historical novel for teens and young adults.

Midnight in Austenland

Clare Cannon | 31 January 2012
A great children's author takes inspiration from an old favourite... and kills it.

Small Acts of Amazing Courage

Clare Cannon | 02 January 2012
One of those little books that is well worth reading.

Lorna Doone

Tim Golden | 07 December 2011
A classic romance story.

Wisdom’s Kiss: a book for brave readers

Clare Cannon | 30 August 2011
I love Catherine Gilbert Murdock's writing because it is intelligent, highly unconventional and always makes me laugh.

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