Book of the Week

11 Dec 2017

Category: Book Reviews

From the 2017 Children's Laureate-Lauren Child-

Book one of a fantastic series you will not be able to put down!

What would YOU do if you were a thirteen-year-old girl and a SECRET AGENCY asked you to become their ace CODE-CRACKER... ?

Intrepid agent Ruby Redfort is in perilous…

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Book of the Week

4 Dec 2017

Category: Book Reviews

'Believe me, he's convinced I'm gulity and he's out for blood'.

Theodore Boone is obsessed with the courtroom,

justice and prosecuting the guilty.

But now thirteen-year-old Theo stands accused.

Stolen property has been found in his locker and soon

Theo is under investigation.…

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Book of the Week

27 Nov 2017

Category: Book Reviews

For our younger readers-

The latest from the ever popular David Walliams...

Dads come in all sorts of shapes and sizes.

There are fat ones.

There are silly ones and serious ones,

loud ones and quiet ones.

Of course there are good dads.

And there are bad dads...

NOW…

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Book of the Week

20 Nov 2017

Category: Book Reviews

The eagerly awaited Illustrated Edition of the third book in J K Rowling's

classic series is bursting with magical moments conjured from paint,

pencil and pixels by Kate Greenaway Award winner, Jim Kay.

"An absolute triumph."

After a magical mishap of gigantic proportions,

Harry…

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Book of the Week

14 Nov 2017

Category: Book Reviews

Book One of the Lorien Legacies

John Smith is not your average teenager.

He regularly moves from small town to small town.

He changes his name and identity.

He does not put down roots.

He cannot tell anyone who or what he really is.

If he stops moving, those who hunt him will…

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Book of the Week for Remembrance Day

7 Nov 2017

Category: Book Reviews

For Remembrance Day

This book tells the dramatic story of the

Second World War of 1939-1945

Packed with photographs, documents and maps, it brings the key events vivIdly to life.

Find out what it was like to be a sailor on a U-boat, a child evacuee or to fight 

in the jungle, and…

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Book of the Week

20 Oct 2017

Category: Book Reviews

The long awaited latest book from Philip Pullman...

The Book of Dust: Volume 1: La Belle Sauvage

Malcolm was the landlord's son, an only child...

he had friends enough, but he was happiest on his own 

playing with his daemon Asta in their canoe,

which was called La Belle…

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Book of the Week

16 Oct 2017

Category: Book Reviews

2:02...

2:01...

2:00...

Whatever was this?

I stared at the numbers, numb with horror.

The box was a bomb .

And it was going to go off in

TWO MINUTES

A terrorist bomb in a London market tears Charlie's life apart.

Months later she meets Nat, whose family

was devestated…

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Book of the Week

6 Oct 2017

Category: Book Reviews

We are liars

We are beautiful and privileged

We are cracked and broken

A tale of love and romance

A tale of tragedy

Which are lies?

Which is truth?

You decide

A mystery with an ending most readers won't see coming...

it will prompt some to return immediately to page 1 to…

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Book of the Week

2 Oct 2017

Category: Book Reviews

Shortlisted for the Lancashire Book of the Year Award 2017

Three lives. Three Secrets. One heartbreaking story.

Katie's life is falling apart:her mum's controlling, her dad's run off,

she's in love with someone whose identity she can't reveal

and now her estranged grandmother's turned…

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Book of the Week for National Poetry Day

25 Sep 2017

Category: Book Reviews

To Celebrate National Poetry Day...

Written entirely in verse...

The astonishing new novel from multi-award -winning author Sarah Crossan

explores life, death, love and forgiveness.

It will stay with you long after you have turned the last page.

'They think I hurt someone.

But I…

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Book of the Week

18 Sep 2017

Category: Book Reviews

From award winning author Katherine Rundell:-

The Girl Savage

Wilhelmina's world is golden.

Living half-wild on an African farm with her horse, her monkey and her best friend, every day is beautiful.

But when her home is sold and Wilhelmina is sent away to boarding school in…

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