Book of the Week

11 Mar 2019

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

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

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

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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Book of the Week

4 Feb 2019

'Nicky Singer has carved a world from granite and ash.

Fantastic and terrifying.' Eoin Colfer

Mhairi owns only two things:

a gun with no bullets

and her identity papers.

The world is a shell of what it once was.

Mhairi must prove herself worthy of existence

at every turn, at…

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Book of the Week

28 Jan 2019

The latest in the Alex Rider series from Anthony Horowitz...

"Horowitz will grip you with suspense, daring and cheek -

and that's just the first page!...Prepare for action scenes as fast as a movie." (The Times)

THE EXPLOSIVE NEW MISSION IN THE No 1 BESTSELLING SERIES

After being…

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Book of the Week

21 Jan 2019

HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO TO CHANGE YOUR WORLD?

When Albie's mum dies, it's natural he should ask where she's gone.

His parents are scientists and they usually have all the answers.

Dad mutters something about quantum physics

and parallel universes, so Albie gets a box, a laptop

and a…

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Book of the Week

14 Jan 2019

This sequel to 'Ink' is a story of deception and truth,

of old foes and new friends,

of abandonment and acceptance.

These words will get under your skin.

Leora is questioning everything she knew

about her family and herself.

She flees to Featherstone, outlawed home

of the…

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Book of the Week

7 Jan 2019

From Joseph Delaney-the first of a new series.... ABERRATIONS

Swallowed by darkness,

he heard a terrible slithering sound.

He turned, horrified to see something

emerging from the soil...

Crafty can't remember a time before the Shole -

the terrifying mist that has engulfed parts…

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Book of the Week for Christmas

17 Dec 2018

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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…

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Book of the Week

10 Dec 2018

A circus on fire, fugitives on the run.

The deadliest show on earth is ready for an encore.

 

Hoshiko and Ben are in hiding from the police

but Ben's powerful mother will stop at nothing to track them down.

She demands revenge: a new circus, rising from the ashes,

and a familiar…

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Book of the Week

3 Dec 2018

Matthew likes sparkling clean surfaces, staying safe 

in his bedroom and making notes about his neighbours.

He hates germs, going outside and feeling like

a disappointment to his mum and dad.

When a toddler staying next door goes missing,

Matthew finds himself at the centre of…

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