Teen Blog

Welcome to the Teen Blog! This is a unique platform where your voice can be heard! Do let us know about any of the following, and there will be a £20 book voucher for every Blog published.

The word count for the Blog should be 300-600 words, and  can be written in Welsh or English. Please return the completed Blogs to teen.blog@llgc.org.uk

Good luck! 🙂

July 7, 2021

Fantasy Reads for Young Adults

My name is Esme Wilde, and I enjoy reading romantic, adventure and fantasy young adult books! In this Blog, I am sharing my thoughts on three great books I have read recently – Throne of Glass by Sarah J Maas, Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard and Becoming by Michelle Obama, along with a few old […]

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June 17, 2021

Celebrating Young Adult Books for Pride Month

The LGBTQ+ community comes together across the world every June to celebrate Pride Month. While events actually take place throughout the summer, June was chosen to remember the Stonewall Riots that broke out in Greenwich Village, New York City on 28 June 1969. This month, as a special tribute to LGBTQ+ Young Adult fiction, Hâf Davies, librarian at […]

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February 25, 2021

Play Your Part in ‘Rewilding the World’

We are living through an era of dynamic globalisation. Social, political and economic change due to coronavirus is to the detriment of our environment. It is becoming easy to overlook global issues that may not be central to our personal lives. Yet they have not disappeared. In fact, our planet requires help now, more than […]

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January 12, 2021

Book Blogging 101: @CwtchBookClub 

  Hello lovely readers! My name is Brontë and I run a blog where I chat about the books that I read. I began blogging in April because I wanted to be able to share my book recommendations and reviews with other readers. Since then, my blog and instagram have grown to a community of […]

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December 14, 2020

Magical Worlds and Self-Discovery in Young Adult Fiction

I’ve been an avid reader for as long as I can remember! At the beginning of each Summer holiday I would take a trip to my local library and stock up on novels to read. I remember taking eleven books to the desk when I knew the limit was ten, only to discover the limit […]

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November 27, 2020

Young Adult Tales of Exploration & Survival

My name is Esme Wilde, I am 13, and I enjoy romantic and adventure books. My favourite book series this year was ‘The Hunger Games’ trilogy by Suzanne Collins. In this Blog, I am sharing my thoughts about two other great books I have read recently – The Polar Bear Explorers Club by Alex Ball and The […]

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November 16, 2020

Digital Havens of the Imagination – Online Libraries during Lockdown

My name is Lila Nunn, I’m 14 years old and live by the sea in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan with my family and my cat. I’m an avid reader always on the hunt for new authors and literary adventures to indulge in! My favourite genre is adventure, and I especially enjoy survival themes. ‘The Explorer’ […]

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October 28, 2020

Fifteen Fiction Recommendations for Black History Month

The Black Lives Matter movement has gained some much-needed traction over the last few months, and many individuals are looking inwardly to reflect on how they can better support the cause. One of the many ways that we can support the movement is through educating ourselves. This can be as simple to implement into our […]

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August 14, 2020

The Girl with the Louding Voice

Book Review of Abi Dare’s Girl with the Louding Voice by Sian Williams This incredibly insightful novel follows the arduous life of 14-year old Adunni who lives in Nigeria with her father and brothers until they can no longer afford her school fees. Adunni’s life is full of injustice, with her mother passing away, being […]

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