Day Two Review: Slated

Title: Slated
Author: Teri Terry
Who’s it for? Teens
What’s it about? A 16 year old girl called Kyla, who doesn’t remember a thing.  No this isn’t a book about amnesia, Kyla is one of the slated. A criminal who has had her mind erased in order to give her a fresh start in life. All the slated wear a Levo – a device that tracks the wearer’s emotional state – meaning any slated whose Levo reading drops too low can be knocked out or, in extreme cases, killed.
So far so unsettling.
But Kyla’s different. Kyla’s remembering, remembering things she shouldn’t. And that’s really where things start to go wrong…


Day One Review: Geek Girl by Holly Smale

Geek Girl

Title: Geek Girl
Author: Holly Smale

Who’s it aimed at? The younger end of the teen market

What’s it about? Harriet Manners is a geek. There’s no two ways about it. She’s got a head filled with amazing facts, but she struggles to work out why people at school seem to turn on her – especially Alexa who really wants to make her suffer. She’s not entirely alone – she does have her best friend Nat and stalker Toby by her side. But all this turns on its head when she’s talented spotted and pulled (somewhat reluctantly) into the world of modelling.