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Celia Rees
Celia Rees was born in Solihull, West Midlands, UK. She studied History and Politics at Warwick University and then went on to teach English in city comprehensive schools for seventeen years. She now divides her time between writing, talking to readers in schools and libraries, and teaching... show more



Celia Rees was born in Solihull, West Midlands, UK. She studied History and Politics at Warwick University and then went on to teach English in city comprehensive schools for seventeen years. She now divides her time between writing, talking to readers in schools and libraries, and teaching creative writing.She has written many books for older children and teenagers, and has become a leading writer for Young Adults with an international reputation. Her books have been translated into 28 languages and she has been short listed for the Guardian, Whitbread and W.H. Smith Children's Book Awards, as well as numerous regional awards in the UK and America. Witch Child won the prestigious Prix Sorcières in France in 2003, and the Di Cento Prize in Italy, 2001. Her latest book, The Fool's Girl, publishes in the U.S. in July, 2010Celia lives in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, with her husband, Terry. Her daughter, Catrin, now lives and works in London.To learn more about Celia and her books, visit her website at: www.celiarees.com

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The Reading Perusals of Rose Summers
Quick review for a quick read. I didn't expect "This is Not Forgiveness" to be as emotional or as intense a read as it was, particularly considering where it began. It takes a bit getting used to because you're navigating between three different perspective points told in first person (in the print ...
Kayleigh {K-Books}
Kayleigh {K-Books} rated it 6 years ago
Everyone says that Caro is bad ...but Jamie can't help himself. He thinks of her night and day and can't believe that she wants to be his girlfriend. Gorgeous, impulsive and unconventional, she is totally different to all the other girls he knows. His sister, Martha, hates her. Jamie doesn't know wh...
BKHorne
BKHorne rated it 6 years ago
Atmospheric is certainly the word for this one. Indeed, there is almost nothing but atmosphere here. I kept waiting for something to happen, something to warrant the lengthy descriptions and extreme attention to the most minute details of scenery, but nada. The descriptions are beautiful, poetic a...
Death by Book Avalanche
Death by Book Avalanche rated it 6 years ago
An ok read but left me with a lot of questions with no answers. I'll admit it's different but the lack of 'oomph' just didn't do it for me.
J.A. Belfield
J.A. Belfield rated it 6 years ago
Okay, in all honesty, I’m not quite sure where to start because I fear this review may sound like a book bashing, which isn’t my intent. But there was so much about it that bugged me, I truly struggled to find anything about it that I did like. Let’s take a look at the niggles: The cover – it looks ...
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