Book of the Week for Christmas

19 Dec 2016

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 she wants to believe in is starting to fade and Father Christmas

has more than impossible wishes to worry about.

Upset…

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Book of the Week

12 Dec 2016

Wings: A New Kind of Faerie Tale -

the remarkable debut novel by Aprilynne Pike and the first in the series.

Laurel has always lived as an ordinary girl -

but now something is happening to her -

something magical.

In this enchanting tale of magic, romance and danger, everything you…

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Book of the Week

6 Dec 2016

This is a story that demands to be heard!

'I have a voice but it isn't mine. It used to say things so I'd fit in -

to please my parents, to please my teachers.

It used to tell the universe I was something I wasn't. It lied.'

Fifteen -year-old Tess doesn't mean to become mute.

At…

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Book of the Week

28 Nov 2016

MANY OF YOU HAVE SEEN THE FILM-NOW HERE'S THE BOOK!

J K Rowling invites you to explore a new era of the wizarding world...

Set over fifty years before Harry Potter's story begins, and featuring a cast of remarkable characters,

this tale of friendship, magic and mayhem is epic and…

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Book of the Week

21 Nov 2016

Before the Name Became a Legend

Before the Boy Became the Man

Kidnap    Violence    Explosions    Murder

This action-packed book is not for the faint-hearted!

In a north London cemetery a professor is kidnapped at gunpoint.

A suspicious letter crammed with cryptic clues arrive at…

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Book of the Week

14 Nov 2016

For our older readers...

The heart-stopping Young Adult debut from

internationally best-selling author Cecilia Ahern

Celestine North lives a perfect life. She's a model daughter and sister and she's well-liked by her classmates and teachers, and she's dating the impossibly charming Art…

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Book of the Week for Remembrance Day

7 Nov 2016

Discover the First World War -

a conflict so vast that it was once called 'the war to end all wars'.

This book tells the dramatic story of The First World War of 1914-1918.

Packed wih facts, photographs, documents and maps, it brings the key events vividly to life.

From the horrors of…

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Book of the Week

24 Oct 2016

Especially for Halloween...

Make sure you lock the doors before you dare open this collection of the very best ghost stories ever written.

It includes tales of terror from MR James, E Nesbit, Robert Louis Stephenson and many more.

 

A door slams in the night.

A footstep creaks on…

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Book of the Week

17 Oct 2016

For our older readers and now a major motion picture....

A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of peculiar photographs.

It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel

that mixes fiction and photography in a…

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Book of the Week

10 Oct 2016

Jim Kay, winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, conjures the wizarding world in stunning detail in this fully illustrated edition of the second book in J.K.Rowling's classic series.

 

"Foot-high words had been daubed on the wall between two windows,

shimmering in the light cast by the…

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Book of the Week

3 Oct 2016

FOR OUR OLDER READERS...

For years, Gansey has been on a quest to find a lost king.

One by one, he's drawn others into his mission:

Ronan, who steals from dreams;

Adam, whose life is no longer his own;

Noah, whose life is no longer a life;

and Blue, who loves Gansey....and is…

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