Lancashire Book of the Year 2018

9 Jul 2018

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SEE HOW THEY LIE by Sue Wallman

is the 2018 LANCASHIRE BOOK OF THE YEAR

as voted for by pupils across Lancashire aged 12-14.

 

All is not well at the Hummingbird Creek wellness resort.

No one can see in, no one can get out...

New from the talented author of Lying About Last…

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Book of the Week

3 Jul 2018

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 From the winner of the

Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2017.

Indigo lives with her mum, Keely. 

When Indigo meets Bailey at sixth form, serious sparks fly,

but Indigo has a secret that could ruin everything between them

before it's even begun.

Bailey's blown away by Indigo;…

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Book of the Week

5 Jun 2018

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From the bestselling author of 'If I Stay'...

They lost their way but found each other.

Freya has lost her voice while recording her debut album,

the one that's supposed to propel her to stardom.

Harun has lost the love of his life. Now he's decided to run

rather than confront the…

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Book of the Week

21 May 2018

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Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire

Russell Pickett, but there's a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her best

and most fearless friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate.

So together they navigate the short distance and broad divides…

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Book of the Week

14 May 2018

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Based on a True Story set in St Kilda...

Every summer Quill and his friends are put ashore

on a remote sea stac to hunt birds.

But this summer, no one arrives to take them home.

Surely nothing but the end of the world can explain

why they've been abandoned -cold, starving and…

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Book of the Week

30 Apr 2018

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The year of 1816 felt extraordinary, and all because of a sort of strange star in the sky...

LAKE GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

Early one summer's morning, a servant boy named Felix delivers an invitation.

Tonight, at the mysterious Villa Diodati, there will be ghost stories that promise to

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Book of the Week

23 Apr 2018

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Three different kids.

One mission in common:

ESCAPE

JOSEF is a Jewish boy living in 1930's Nazi Germany.

With the threat of concentration camps looming,

he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world...

ISABEL is a Cuban girl in 1994.

With riots and…

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Book of the Week

16 Apr 2018

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Category: Community

For our older readers...

A brilliant thriller... No film or televising could compete with the immediacy of this intense plotting.

This novel crackles with tension as the plot unfolds - a mother and son desperate to start a new life.

Danny is a boy on the edge. A boy teetering on the brink…

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Book of the Week

9 Apr 2018

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Jennifer Niven delivers another poignant, exhilarating love story about finding that one person

who sees you for who you really are - and seeing them right back.

Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, but no one's ever looked past her weight

to see who she really is. Since her mum's…

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Book of the Week

19 Mar 2018

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In Memory of Stephen Hawking

Travelling to Infinity: the incredible story of Jane and Stephen Hawking

His Mind Changed Our World...

A memoir by Jane Hawking of her life with the most famous

and remarkable scientist of our time.

NOW AVAILABLE IN THE STUDY CENTRE

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Book of the Week

26 Feb 2018

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Ruby Cooper likes to expect the worst.

That way, she's never disappointed.

Abandoned by her mother and forced to leave the house she calls home, 

Ruby is facing too many changes.

Her world has been transformed into a life of luxury by her long-lost sister;

but all Ruby wants to do…

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