The Ultimate Teen Book Guide by Daniel Hahn

The Ultimate Teen Book Guide

Written by Daniel Hahn
Part of the Ultimate Book Guides Series

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Stuck for something to read? Whether you’re searching for a book to blow your mind and change your life, or a light read for the beach, particularly at a time when you can’t lay your hands on a computer that’s online in order to refer to .The Ultimate Teen Book Guide provides the perfect place to start. Here at Lovereading we feel this guide alongside its sister guides The Ultimate Book Guide and The Ultimate First Book Guide complement what we are doing both on Lovereading and Lovereading4kids – that of instilling a love of books from an early age. Of course, in addition Lovereading and Lovereading4kids are also able to whet your appetite via extracts of our ‘featured’ titles as a consequence of being on the web. So, you can always go online and see if we at Lovereading have featured the title you are interested in and read the extract. It’s likely that many of your favourite authors (see a selection of the contributors below) have recommended over 700 books, so prepare to be inspired. Whether you like fantasy, horror, chick lit, graphic novels, sci-fi, crime...From classics to must-read cult fiction as well as the more obvious bestsellers, there’s something for everyone. You’ll also find special features, teen reviews and suggestions for what to read next.

Contributors include among numerous others – Tim Bowler, Kevin Brooks, Melvin Burgess, Meg Cabot, Eoin Colfer, Jenny Downham, Anne Fine, Anthony Horowitz, Patrick Ness, Philip Reeve, Meg Rosoff, Marcus Sedgwick and Darren Shan.


The Ultimate Teen Book Guide by Daniel Hahn

Following the success of the Ultimate Book Guide 8-12, people have been crying out for this guide to the best teenage books around. Again this is the only reference you'll ever need - covering everything that might interest teen readers, from those just starting secondary school through to readers looking for something more adult and challenging. The book covers classics through to contemporary young adult titles, best-sellers to cult fiction and graphic novels. We've got personal recommendations from top teen and adult authors including Anthony Horowitz, Meg Cabot, Philip Pullman and Jonathan Coe. Following the format of the previous guide, each entry is cross-referenced to other books that readers are bound to enjoy and there are readers' polls and special features on a variety of topics.


Praise for ULTIMATE BOOK GUIDE 8-12:

'Invaluable' - The Sunday Times

'A browser's delight' - TES

'A literary treasure trove' - The Sunday Telegraph

About the Author

Daniel Hahn

Daniel Hahn is a writer, editor and translator. He has translated fiction by novelists including José Eduardo Agualusa, José Luís Peixoto and María Dueñas (winning the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize with Agualusa’s The Book of Chameleons; and non-fiction by writers ranging from Portuguese Nobel laureate José Saramago to Brazilian footballer Pelé. He is also one of the editors of the Ultimate Book Guides, an award-winning series of reading guides for children and teenagers, and is currently assembling a new Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature. Happiness is a Watermelon on Your Head is his first picture book.

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480 pages


Daniel Hahn
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A & C Black Publishers Ltd

Publication date

1st February 2010




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