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Grim Tuesday by Garth Nix cover

Grim Tuesday

After the successful but stressful events that happened on Monday, Arthur really didn’t want to be called back to the House the very next day! But there’s not a lot he can do.The Grim, that is Grim Tuesday, has found a loophole in the agreement, and not returning to the ‘House’ would mean forfeiting his … Continue reading

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky cover

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Charlie is a shy, kind and loving 15 year old, discovering the many joys of life. But underneath, he knows he is different…with a push from his charming English teacher, Charlie is out to ‘participate’ and discover what it is like to stand high above the earth rather than clinging to the fringes of life, … Continue reading

Enchanter's End Game by David Eddings cover

Enchanter’s End Game

The final book in The Belgariad fantasy series, Enchanter’s End Game begins by following Belgarion, Belgarath and Prince Kheldar’s trek through Gar og Nadrak as the small trio makes its way to the darkened city of Cthol Mishrak so that Garion may face the twisted God Kal Torak and fulfill the prophecy which has awaited … Continue reading

Castle of Wizardry by David Eddings cover

Castle of Wizardry

In Castle of Wizardry, book number four of the Belgariad, we once again rejoin the group where we left off. With the powerful Orb of Aldur finally recovered from the East, the quest Eddings’ characters first set out upon in Pawn of Prophecy is nearing it’s conclusion. But they still must reach the island kingdom … Continue reading

Magician's Gambit by David Eddings cover

Magician’s Gambit

This third installment of The Belgariad follows it’s characters as they travel through a variety of new and interesting places; Maragor, a land empty of life, littered with gold and the ruins of a long-lost civilization and haunted by the tortured soul of the God Mara; the Vale of Aldur, home to the God as … Continue reading

Imperial Traitor by Mark Robson cover

Imperial Traitor

With the Emperor Surabar having been assassinated, Shalidar makes plans to place himself on the throne. The Emperor’s death hasn’t put the two spies off, though. Femke and Reynik are more determined than ever to destroy the guild one and for all. The plans are all coming together, but they aren’t without consequences…. Imperial Traitor … Continue reading

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 and 3/4s by Sue Townsend cover

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ (Adrian Mole #1)

The Secret Diary Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ is a simple but highly effective story of Adrian Mole’s early teenage years. It’s another one of those books that I read aged 11/12 and am now re-reading for review, and I can tell you that it had not lost any of it’s charm or wit. In … Continue reading

Secret Army by Robert Muchamore cover

Secret Army

Charles Henderson’s espionage research facility faces an imminent closure. With an unsympathetic senior officer, there’s not a lot he can do. But when Marc rescues the father of an officer who is in high places, a gleam of hope starts to show. Now the team must prove their worth, and it isn’t easy.  They are … Continue reading

Queen of Sorcery by David Eddings cover

Queen of Sorcery

Garion and his companions find themselves traveling to new and interesting places on their quest to recover the Orb, including the forever torn Arendia, the politically obsessed Tolnedra, and Nyssia, home of the snake people. Garion encounters many strange new allies – and many strange new enemies. What shall he discover about himself and his … Continue reading

iBoy by Kevin Brooks cover


Tom is an ordinary 16 year old guy. That is, until an iPhone falls from the 30th floor at 77mph, shattering and imbedding  itself in his brain. Now Tom has powers. Powers that are beyond and iPhone or computer. But with his newfound powers, Tom has a choice to make. A choice that will not … Continue reading

A Web of Air by Philip Reeve cover

A Web of Air

Two years have passed since Fever Crumb ran away from her London home: since then, she has become less and less rational, struggling to cope with new and profound feelings that since childhood, she has been taught to supress. Now, after the few years of travelling with a theatre company, she has arrived in Mayda, … Continue reading

Artemis Fowl and the Atlantis Complex by Eoin Colfer cover

Artemis Fowl and the Atlantis Complex

Artemis has a plan to save the World. His work is cut out, though, after a rogue space probe crashes into Iceland and starts attacking an assembly of Fairies and Artemis. It seems this probe is being controlled by an unlikely villain, and sadly Artemis isn’t there to stop him…in his place is Orion, his … Continue reading

Seeker by William Nicholson cover


Seeker has always wanted to be a Noble Warrior: a monk who fights for Justice in the name of the All and Only. Morning Star and Wildman, too, wish to become Noble Warriors. All for very different reasons. But before they can join, they must prove themselves worthy. When Seeker finds a plot to destroy … Continue reading

Airman by Eoin Colfer cover


Conor Broekhart was born to fly. More specifically, he was born flying- in a hot air balloon in the 19th century. All his life  long, he has dreamed of construct a glider. But just when there is a glimmer of hope, his chances are slashed. Outcast by the villainous Bonvilain, he must clear his name, … Continue reading

The Pawn of Prophecy by David Eddings cover

Pawn of Prophecy

Garion is just a regular farmboy, raised since infancy by his aunt Pol, the only family he has ever known. But soon enough Garion’s life takes a drastic turn. Suddenly, he is swept up in a quest for some mysterious, and dangerous, object that seems to have been stolen by an unnamed thief, and is … Continue reading

Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian cover

Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian

The time has come now for Percy to face his biggest decision yet: a decision that will control whether or not Olympus falls.  The gods are at the mercy of a 15 year old. The right choice isn’t always the easy choice, and many hardships stand in his way… With The Last Olympian, the Percy … Continue reading