Book of the Week

14 Oct 2019

Category: Book Reviews

For our younger readers...

Bracket Wood is about to be visited by the school inspectors.

And there's one BIG PROBLEM:

Ryan Ward.

THE PRANKSTER PRINCE.

THE SCOURGE OF TEACHERS.

THE NAUGHTIEST KID IN SCHOOL.

But when Ryan finally goes too far the head teacher just...

walks…

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Book of the Week

7 Oct 2019

Category: Book Reviews

I am not who I say I am.

Marla isn't who she thinks she is.

I am a girl trying to forget.

Marla is a woman trying to remember.

Allison has run away from home.

With nowhere to live, she finds herself hiding in the shed

of what she thinks is an abandoned house.

Except the house…

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Study Centre

Book of the Week

1 Oct 2019

Category: Book Reviews

By award winning author, Holly Bourne - for our older readers...

 

Welcome to Camp Reset, a summer camp with a difference.

A place offering a shot at 'normality' for Olive, a girl on the edge,

and for her new friends, who are all dealing with their own battles.

But as Olive settles…

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Book of the Week

23 Sep 2019

Category: Book Reviews

Calum Brooks has big dreams.

One day he'll write movies, but all he really knows about

is fending for himself at home, and life on the estate.

Nobody is interested in that.

 

When his dad invites his new girlfriend and her son, Sergei, to move in,

Calum's world begins to change.…

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Book of the Week

16 Sep 2019

Category: Book Reviews

A fantastic new adventure series in five books...

Twelve-year-old Sophie Foster has a secret.

She is a telepath, and has a unique ability to hear

the thoughts of everyone around her - something that

she'd never known how to explain, and has made her 

an outcast, even in her own…

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Book of the Week

9 Sep 2019

Category: Book Reviews

An astonishing and funny novel about a girl who - 

by disappearing - will write herself into your heart forever...

Twelve-year-old Ethel only meant to cure her spots,

not turn herself invisible.

It's terrifying at first - and exciting - but the effect fails to wear off

and Ethel is…

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Study Centre

Summer Reading

16 Jul 2019

Category: Book Reviews

Please see the Study Centre page on this website

for links to reading lists by age and genre.

Have a wonderful summer and keep reading!

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Book of the Week

1 Jul 2019

Category: Book Reviews

When eleven-year-old Georgie befriends an eccentric, retired scientist,

she becomes the test subject for a thrilling new experiment:

a virtual-reality 3D version of the future.

But then a deadly disease threatens the life of every dog in the country

and Georgie's dog, Mr Mash, gets…

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Book of the Week

24 Jun 2019

Category: Book Reviews

I suppose if you'd asked me before, I'd have said a time machine might look

something like a submarine? Or perhaps a space rocket.

Instead, I'm looking at a laptop and a tin tub from a garden centre.

This is my dad's time machine.

And it's about to change the world.

Well mine, at…

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Book of the Week

11 Jun 2019

Category: Book Reviews

Skulduggery Pleasant is dead.

Valkyrie Cain is cool.

Omen Darkly is neither.

On a desperate journey to discover her sister's lost soul,

Valkyrie Cain goes up against the High Sanctuary itself,

and there's nothing Skulduggery Pleasant can do to stop her.

With Abyssinia's grand…

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Book of the Week

10 Jun 2019

Category: Book Reviews

There are lots of stories about people who want to live forever:

This is not one of those stories.

This is a story about someone who wants to stop...

Alfie Monk is like any other nearly teenage boy - except

he's a thousand years old and can remember the last

Viking invasion of…

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