Book of the Week

20 May 2019

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Category: Book Reviews

Lightning paced action and a truly spectacular adventure!

When twelve-year-old Nico falls into

the murky waters of spooky Still Cove,

his friends rush to his rescue.

But their search reveals more than they bargained for:

an island hidden in the mist - and an abandoned houseboat

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Book of the Week

13 May 2019

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Category: Book Reviews

The third book in the INK trilogy...

INK taught Leora that all is not what it seems.

SPARK taught her that there are two sides to every story.

Now Leora has had enough of lessons-

she wants to make her own story.

The explosive finale to the INK trilogy sees Leora

struggling to…

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Book of the Week

3 May 2019

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Category: Book Reviews

For all our Doctor Who fans...

Tom Baker's legendary Doctor Who adventure is a

spine-chilling thriller, forty years in the making.

The Doctor, Harry and Sarah Jane Smith arrive in a quiet

Scottish village, but their holiday is cut short by the appearance

of strange creatures -…

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Book of the Week

29 Apr 2019

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Category: Book Reviews

ASSESS THE THREAT

COUNTER THE DANGER

ESCAPE THE KILLZONE

In a dangerous world, everyone needs protection.

No one suspects that a teenager could protect someone -

but Connor Reeves is no ordinary fourteen-year-old.

He's a bodyguard, a martial arts expert trained in…

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Book of the Week

23 Apr 2019

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Category: Book Reviews

A bold tale of suffragettes and heroes, courage and survival.

It's 1918 and Stella has lost her suffragette mother

to the terrible flu pandemic that is sweeping Europe.

The Great War is finally coming to a close and women

are going to be able to vote for the first time.

 

Stella…

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Book of the Week

1 Apr 2019

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Category: Book Reviews

HOW TWO UNLIKELY HEROES INSPIRE

A TOWN BY FIGHTING TO SAVE A TREE

Sometimes, in the blink of an eye, you do something

that changes your life forever.

Like climbing a tree with a girl you don't know.

Marnus is tired of feeling invisible, living in the shadow 

of his two…

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Book of the Week

25 Mar 2019

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Category: Book Reviews

ALIVE

Twelve-year-old Jerome doesn't get into trouble.

He goes to school. He does his homework.

He takes care of his little sister.

Then Jerome is shot by a police officer who

mistakes his toy gun for a real threat.

DEAD

As a ghost, watching his family trying to cope with his…

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Book of the Week

18 Mar 2019

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Category: Book Reviews

Marinka dreams of a normal life, where her house

stays in one place long enough for her to make friends.

But her house has chicken legs and moves on without warning.

For Marinka's grandmother is Baba Yaga, who guides spirits

between this world and the next.

Marinka longs to change…

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Book of the Week

11 Mar 2019

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Category: Book Reviews

By the multi award-winning author of 'Slated'...

'Gripping, Chilling...Unputdownable'.

The first in the 'Dark Matter' trilogy...

Callie is missing.

Her brother Kai is losing hope of ever seeing her again.

Then he meets Shay, a girl who saw Callie the day

she disappeared, and his…

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Book of the Week for World Book Day

4 Mar 2019

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Category: Book Reviews

Shif is just an ordinary boy who likes chess, maths and racing his best friend

home from school. But one day, soldiers with guns come to his door -

and he knows that he is no longer safe.

Shif is forced to leave his mother and little sister, and embark 

on a dangerous journey; a…

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Book of the Week

25 Feb 2019

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Category: Book Reviews

A true story of hope and survival during the Second World War.

Fourteen-year-old  Lisa Jura was a musical prodigy who hoped

to become a concert pianist.

But when Hitler's armies advanced on pre-war Vienna, Lisa's parents

were forced to make a difficult decision.

Able to secure…

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Book of the Week

11 Feb 2019

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Category: Book Reviews

How can you build a future when your heart's stuck in the past?

It was an epic journey, a journey from a broken world

towards the possibility of freedom.

Along the way, I lost my hopes and dreams, my childhood,

but I found some stuff too!

Forced to flee his home in Syria for safety…

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