As ever, a huge thank you to Annabel Smith and Emma Chapman for letting me use their idea for the 6Degrees meme. If you want to join in, just start with any of the 8 books picked for the Zoella Book Club (thanks to Cait of the amazing Chronically Caitlin blog for this suggestion!) and make your own chain of six books, linking in any way you like. (And remember to add the link in the comments!)
(Books selected for the Zoella book club, by the way, are the following:
All The Bright Places
Beautiful Broken Things
Billy and Me
The Potion Diaries
The Sky Is Everywhere
We Were Liars
I decided to start with one of my favourite contemporaries of the year so far, Beautiful Broken Things by Sara Barnard.
Beautiful Broken Things by Sara Barnard is a wonderful novel focusing on a strong female friendship, as is Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein.
Code Name Verity is an exceptional novel set during World War II, as is the just-published Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk.
Wolf Hollow is getting lots of comparions to To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee; both are incredible stories of young girls having their eyes opened to the injustice of the world.
To Kill A Mockingbird is a book I've read time and time again, just like my beloved Drina series by Jean Estoril.
And the Drina series are childhood favourites of mine, just like the Trebizon series by Anne Digby - recently reissued by Egmont along with stunning new illustrations from Lucy Truman!