The Watcher In The Shadows by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

I actually didn't realise that Carlos Ruiz Zafon wrote young adult fiction, but I loved The Shadow Of The Wind, and I think this book has some tonal similarities. Following the death of her father in 1937, Irene moves with her mother and younger brother to a small island where her mother can work as …

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Ticker by Lisa Mantchev

This book was so much fun. It's only short, I ripped through it in a day, and when I bought it I didn't realise that it was meant perhaps for a young adult readership. I just liked the premise for the book: a girl with a clockwork heart must race against time to rescue her …

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