Book of the Week

14 Jan 2019

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Category: Book Reviews

This sequel to 'Ink' is a story of deception and truth,

of old foes and new friends,

of abandonment and acceptance.

These words will get under your skin.

Leora is questioning everything she knew

about her family and herself.

She flees to Featherstone, outlawed home

of the…

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Book of the Week

7 Jan 2019

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Category: Book Reviews

From Joseph Delaney-the first of a new series.... ABERRATIONS

Swallowed by darkness,

he heard a terrible slithering sound.

He turned, horrified to see something

emerging from the soil...

Crafty can't remember a time before the Shole -

the terrifying mist that has engulfed parts…

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Book of the Week for Christmas

17 Dec 2018

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Category: Book Reviews

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL OUR READERS

PLEASE SEE THE STUDY CENTRE SECTION OF OUR WEBSITE 
FOR LINKS TO READING LISTS

 

For our younger readers...

JOURNEY TO THE EDGE OF MAGIC

When Amelia wants a wish to come true she knows

just the man to ask - Father Christmas.

But the magic…

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Book of the Week

10 Dec 2018

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Category: Book Reviews

A circus on fire, fugitives on the run.

The deadliest show on earth is ready for an encore.

 

Hoshiko and Ben are in hiding from the police

but Ben's powerful mother will stop at nothing to track them down.

She demands revenge: a new circus, rising from the ashes,

and a familiar…

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Book of the Week

3 Dec 2018

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Category: Book Reviews

Matthew likes sparkling clean surfaces, staying safe 

in his bedroom and making notes about his neighbours.

He hates germs, going outside and feeling like

a disappointment to his mum and dad.

When a toddler staying next door goes missing,

Matthew finds himself at the centre of…

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Book of the Week

23 Nov 2018

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Category: Book Reviews

The Hate U Give... now a best-selling movie...

"Angie Thomas has written a stunning, brilliant, gut-wrenching novel

that will be remembered as a classic of our time". (John Green)

'WHAT'S THE POINT OF HAVING A VOICE 

IF YOU'RE GONNA BE SILENT

IN THOSE MOMENTS YOU SHOULDN'T BE?'

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Book of the Week

19 Nov 2018

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Category: Book Reviews

For our younger readers- from bestselling author David Walliams...

When Elsie, an orphan on the streets of Victorian London,

hears about the mysterious Ice Monster-

a woolly mammoth found at the North Pole-

she's determined to discover more...

Soon Elsie is face to face with the…

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Book of the Week for Halloween

22 Oct 2018

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Category: Book Reviews

Skulduggery Pleasant is dead.

Valkyrie Cain is cool.

Omen Darkly is neither.

For years, Valkyrie Cain has struggled to keep her loved ones safe from harm,

plunging into battle - time and time again -

by Skulduggery Pleasant'd side, and always emerging triumphant.

But now the very…

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Book of the Week

15 Oct 2018

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Category: Book Reviews

For our younger readers from Michael Rosen...

Double the Trouble!

Read two stories at once: a brand new story told alongside

Dickens's Oliver Twist.

Fitting in at a new school is never easy.

New girl Shona finds it hard to stay out of trouble -

a lot like Oliver Twist, the boy…

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Book of the Week

8 Oct 2018

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Category: Book Reviews

'A Truly Brilliant Book' - Malorie Blackman

For our older readers...

Not cool enough, not clever enough,

not street enough for anyone to notice me.

I was the kid people looked straight through.

Not any more.

Not since MR ORANGE.

Sixteen-year-old Marlon has made his mum a…

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