Book of the Week

19 Feb 2018

Category: Book Reviews

For our older readers...

A masterful suspense novel from the author of the unforgettable bestseller-We Were Liars

Imogen is a runaway heiress, an orphan, a cook and a cheat.

Jule is a fighter, a social chameleon and an athlete.

Imogen and Jule. Jule and Imogen.

An intense…

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Book of the Week

5 Feb 2018

Category: Book Reviews

I had to find out what was going on.

It was as simple as that.

I had to know.

Travis's parents have been killed in a car crash.

It looks like an accident, but Travis has his doubts.

To distract himself from his grief, he goes to the private investigation

agency they ran and…

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Book of the Week

29 Jan 2018

Category: Book Reviews

A beautiful story of friendship, loss and bravery.

It's September 1939, and London is preparing for the Second World War.

As blackout blinds are drawn and air-raid shelters hastily built, ten-year-old Shirley is

woken early and told to pack her things. She doesn't know where she's…

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Book of the Week

22 Jan 2018

Category: Book Reviews

From Cressida Cowell and for our younger readers...

The Wizards of Once

Once there was Magic, and the Magic lived in the dark forests.

Until the Warriors came...

Xar is a Wizard boy who has no Magic, and will do anything to get it.

Wish is a Warrior girl but she owns something…

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Book of the Week

15 Jan 2018

Category: Book Reviews

From Tim Bowler, winner of the Carnegie Medal...

Meet Blade. But be careful.

You might not like what you see.

He's dangerous. He needs to be.

Because there are people who want him dead.

It's dog eat dog in his world.

Win or die.

He thought he was safe.

But now they've found…

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Book of the Week

8 Jan 2018

Category: Community

From the creator of Percy Jackson...

' Witty and inspired, hugely entertaining, gripping and touching.'

 

'If you're reading this, you're already in danger.

Sadie and I might be your only chance.'

My name is Carter Kane. I guess it started in London,

the night our dad blew up the…

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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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