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Paper Avalanche by Lisa Williamson

Paper Avalanche

Lisa Williamson

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2 reviews

Category: Children's
Imprint: David Fickling Books
Publisher: David Fickling Books
Publication date: 3 Jan 2019
ISBN: 9781910989968

A new novel from YA bestselling sensation Lisa Williamson (The Art of Being Normal, All About Mia). This is a heartbreaking and powerful book about the struggles of living with hoarding.

4 stars out of 5
Suzi Feay
25 Jan 2019

"a thoroughly engaging read"

Tanvi, filled with a love of life that overflows on to the page, hurls herself into every activity available, and when she induces Ro to join the choir, Ro’s gorgeous voice is revealed — but Bonnie has a habit of scuppering every endeavour. Relatable characters and well-crafted dialogue make this a thoroughly engaging read.

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5 stars out of 5
Nicholas Tucker
1 Jan 2019

"I defy anyone not to be moved as well as richly entertained"

Forget teenagers failing to keep their rooms tidy – in this brilliant, if occasionally pulverisng novel... There are some welcome lighter moments too despite an absent father who is no use at all and a mother who remains hopelessly immature and childish... No lazy stereotypes here! This is Lisa Williamson’s third novel, and like its predecessors scores highly for sheer readability. Compassionate and understanding, even where silly spoilt Bonnie is concerned, this is YA fiction at its most assured. I defy anyone not to be moved as well as richly entertained by this excellent novel.