“The opening sequence has all of the perfect ingredients for a thriller complete with eaves dropping, whispers, a sticky web of lies and a dash of voyeurism. After this fizzing exposition, we’re drawn in to a brilliantly told saga of contemporary UK teen life which takes in family ties, GCSEs, first crushes, young people’s mutual support networks, pink highlights, racism (in both its overt and subtle, institutional permutations) and mobile videos which go viral…”
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“An excellent, rollicking read, which includes some hard truths about racism hidden in a very amusing book.” BOOK TRUST
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A very modern moral dilemma explored in this witty and surprising novel about systemic racism, family, friendship and ultimately doing the right thing. A book to confound and challenge expectations as well as to genuinely entertain.
What an amazing night it was! Hosted by Troika Books and Round Table Books at a fabulous venue in POP BRIXTON, complete with glitter ball, lights and glitz. It was the perfect way to welcome THAT ASIAN KID into the world! Big thank you to all the wonderful family, friends and supporters who made it down to the launch and for making it such a special night!
TEEN READING GROUP – Finchley Church End Library
The next teen reading group meet will be on Monday 14th October. If you’re aged between 11 and 17, love books, love sharing your favourite reads and book quizzes, then come and join us! We meet at 5pm. If you’d like to come along, please drop me an email via the CONTACT PAGE, or contact the library. See you there!
Here’s a pic of some of the teens in my fab library teen reading group. We have lots of new members and have moved to our own room in the library with 5 tables!