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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.

Average rating: 3.85 · 15,605 ratings · 2,677 reviews · 19 distinct worksSimilar authors
This Book is Gay

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3.89 avg rating — 5,429 ratings — published 2014 — 25 editions
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All of the Above

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Under My Skin

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Cruel Summer

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Say Her Name

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Hollow Pike

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Being a Boy

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Der Fluch von Hollow Pike

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There is only one question: POLLY or NICO?
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"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.

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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 tha" Read more of this review »
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"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. If" Read more of this review »
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" Katie, Alisha, Roxy, Erin? Greg, Ryan or Ben? "
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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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“Bobbie wondered if that's how long you truly live for - until the last person who remembers you, until the final bouquet on your grave.”
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“You're never truly by yourself when you have a book in your bag.”
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