Book review: The Truth about Lies by Tracy Darnton

 

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Jess Wilson remembers everything, absolutely everything. Known as Hyperthymesia it kicked in when she was 11 years old. Running away from a research programme at 17 Jess recreates herself at a boarding school on Dartmoor.

After the death of her roommate Hanna, cryptic postcards start to arrive in her room, which make her start to question what went on at the research programme and the death of her mother. It forces her to open files in her memory that she would prefer to keep closed. But searching through these files, can she tell the truth from the lies.

A great debut novel from Tracy Darnton, a graduate from the Bath Spa University creative writing for young people.

 

New series and updates for August 2018

Here’s the new and updated list of new children’s book series added to www.childrensbooksequels.co.uk for August 2018.

New editions of Terry Pratchett’s Johnny Maxwell series have been published by Corgi Children’s books. This is an brilliant series. Add it to your must read list.

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Book review – Chris Priestley – Maudlin Towers Curse of the Werewolf Boy

Mildew and Sponge attend Maudlin Towers School for the Not Particularly Bright Sons of the Not Especially Wealthy. They hate school and thd horrible teachers and are desperate for some excitement. This comes in the form of the Missing School Spoon and the threat of Christmas being cancelled. The boys become detectives and also uncover ghosts, time travel and other adventures.

Illustrated with Chris Priestley’s own line drawings, Maudlin Towers is a great tale for 8 years plus and the first in a series.

Please note that I received a free copy of this book in exchange for a candid review. Apart from that I have no connection at all to either the author or the publisher of this book.