YA author Holly Bourne will be in conversation at London Book & Screen Week this March. Click here to learn more about the exciting event, and to book your spot!
Read on to learn a little bit more about Holly’s latest release, Are We All Lemmings & Snowflakes?
Holly Bourne is the queen of Young Adult fiction, known for her authentic characters and revolutionary attitude to previously taboo topics. From OCD to an introduction to feminism, Holly is always at the frontline, paving the way with her straight-talking novels that have influenced a generation.
Are We All Lemmings & Snowflakes? is no exception. A raw and compelling exploration of mental health, friendship, and the power of compassion, Holly draws from the latest mental health research, and her own experience working with mentally ill teens, to address the stigma of mental health with her trademark honesty, accessibility, and humour. This is a novel for the modern day. Have you ever wished you could just reset your brain, get rid of that anxious voice, that overwhelming feeling of being out of control? Welcome to Camp Reset. A place offering a shot at “normality” for Olive, a girl on the edge, and for the new friends she never expected to make – who each have their own reasons for being there. Luckily, Olive has a plan to solve all of their problems. But how do you fix the world when you can’t fix yourself?
Holly Bourne an author and a champion for mental health charity SANE. Holly’s first two books, Soulmates and The Manifesto on How to be Interesting, have been critically acclaimed and translated into six languages. The first book in the Spinster Club series, Am I Normal Yet?, was chosen as a World Book Night book for 2016 and was shortlisted for the YA Book Prize. The Spinster Club series has also inspired the formation of Spinster Clubs across the UK and Ireland. Before becoming a full-time author, Holly was editor of TheSite.org – a charityrun advice and information website for young people.