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James Dawson

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Raised in West Yorkshire, James eventually moved to Brighton where he wrote for local papers and magazines whilst working as a primary school teacher.

In 2011, James left teaching to write full-time and now lives in London.

Hollow Pike is his first novel for young adults.

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Hollow Pike by James Dawson
"I received this book in a 'Box of OMG' and since I'm a 28yr old mum of 3 and this book is aimed at 'Young Adult', I didn't give this book any chance. One boring X-Factor evening I decided to just read the first chapter and see if it was any good.

B..." Read more of this review »
Cruel Summer by Juno Dawson
"Words are supposed to be powerful, aren't they? Wow. They bloody are. As James correctly said, it's all about the feels. There's nicer feelings, obviously, but certain feelings aren't really going to leave such a... mark. I've never read anything..." Read more of this review »
Cruel Summer by Juno Dawson
"I’ve heard a million wonderful things about this book even before I picked it up so I was pretty sure I was in for a treat, but I would have never predicted how much of a nail-shredder it actually is and how much I fell in love with it by the end...." Read more of this review »
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“Some people just shine a bit brighter than others and it's got nothing to do with what they look like.”
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“You're never truly by yourself when you have a book in your bag.”
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