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 jhe@llgc.org.uk

Good luck! 🙂

October 28, 2020

Fifteen Fiction Recommendations for Black History Month / by Brontë Reynolds

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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Win Book Vouchers for Writing About your Reading Journey

Would you like your Blog published? Welsh Libraries are creating a new Teen Blog as a platform for your reading experiences! There will be a chance to win £20 Book Vouchers for every published Blog. Some ideas for the Blog could be the following: A review or insight into a book you are reading / […]

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Enchanting new YA book ‘Wilde’ by Children’s Laureate, Eloise Williams

Eloise Williams is the inaugural Children’s Laureate Wales 2019-2021, an initiative run by Literature Wales. She has published three books for young people with Firefly Press, Elen’s Island, Gaslight and Seaglass. Eloise’s fourth book – Wilde – will be published in May 2020. We caught up with Eloise to find out more about her new book, […]

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Read Chloë Heuch’s Wonderful YA Debut Novel

Too Dark to See is Chloë Heuch’s debut novel, published by Firefly Press on 2 July 2020. We caught up with Chloë, to find out what inspired her to produce this wonderful touching story for young adults … What inspired you to write this book? I lost my mum to cancer as a teenager. Losing […]

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