Book of the Week

16 Apr 2018

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

Category: Book Reviews

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

Category: Book Reviews

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

Category: Book Reviews

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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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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