“OMFG!! THIS BOOK IS AWESOME!!” – and 6 other reviews that prove you NEED ‘Born Scared’ like right now

With the weather quickly turning (winter is coming!) what better book to settle down to than Kevin Brooks’ ‘Born Scared’?


Set on Christmas Eve, it follows Elliot, a boy who is afraid of pretty much everything… and has to face his fears in the most gripping and stomach churning ways. It’s a brilliant read. But don’t just take our word for it, we’re not alone in this assessment:

Starting it off right:

The truth:

From Cora @ Tea Party Princess 

“This author makes you feel things.

And this book made me feel so much.”


From Erik @slovartbooklab

Kevin Brooks is a brutally brutal writer.
When I was reading this book, I felt everything the main protagonist was feeling.
Best book of this year!”


From Donna on Goodreads

“What a strange book! Great but odd….! Unique storyline and plot unlike any I’ve read before”

We got all the scoop on this book at an event way back in August. And now you don’t need to miss a single event, ever again, with this:


Have you read ‘Born Scared’? Tell us what you thought in the comments below!

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Written by Sarah Clare

Sarah is the Lead Writer and Design Queen here at Maximum Pop! Sarah holds an MA in Professional Writing from Falmouth University, and a BA in Creative Writing with English Literature from Marjon (BIG UP THE MARJON MASSIVE!). Sarah joined MP! after seeing an advertisement for writers on Instagram – because where else would a design master find their dream job?

Sarah is currently working on an expose on Draco Malfoy in her spare time. But not if his father hears about it.

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