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The Cry of the Icemark by Stuart Hill cover

The Cry of the Icemark

Times are changing in the world of the Icemark, and slowly the behemoth of the world, the Polypontian Empire, is focussing its gaze on the small but tough Icemark, seeking to expand it’s already gigantic empire. The Icemark needs allies, but what can it do when there have been hostilities with all the neighbouring lands? … Continue reading

A Darkling Plain by Philip Reeve cover

A Darkling Plain

It’s been six months since the events on Brighton and Cloud 9. Wren and Tom are traveling the Bird Roads, making a living by buying and selling goods. All is quiet- a truce has been formed between the Green Storm and the Traction Cities.  It’s a fragile truce, but a truce none the less. Although … Continue reading

Striker: Sudden Death by Nick Hale cover

Sudden Death

Jake Bastin is one of the best footballers of his age; and with a father who was a famous player when he was younger, you wouldn’t be surprised. But when his dad starts to act suspiciously, Jake knows his dad us not all he is made out to be…. Football has never really been my … Continue reading

Infernal Devices by Philip Reeve cover

Infernal Devices

15 prosperous years have passed, and Anchorage-in-Vineland is a delightful, growing town, completely secluded from the outside world, thanks to Pennyroyal. But for the first time, somebody has arrived there. It is Gargle, and he seeks The Tin Book; a pre-sixty minute war book, which contains unfathomable codes to perhaps even deadlier weapons than MEDUSA. … Continue reading

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Years ago, Albion was once a flourishing kingdom. Not anymore. Not since the old ways were overthrown by the power hungry High Council. The old secrets have been forgotten, and many dangers have come with this ignorance. Now, one of the rulers has decided to unlock the old secrets and use the knowledge of her … Continue reading

Here Lies Arthur by Philip Reeve cover

Here Lies Arthur

The stories say that Arthur was a forgiving and regal king. During his years of rule, they say, a golden time reigned. But what if this isn’t so? What if the Arthurian legend is only a lie, told to cover up the real Arthur?… There’s something about the Arthurian legend that thrills and fascinates people … Continue reading

Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan cover

Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth

The Titan army is amassing big time, and Kronos is slowly returning from the depths of Tartarus. Now Luke must find a way to invade Camp Half Blood from the inside, and the answer is an ancient labyrinth that is confusing and very dangerous. Annabeth, Percy, Tyson and Grover must prevent Luke from navigating through … Continue reading

Maximum Ride: Fang by James Patterson cover

Maximum Ride: Fang

Continuing their help with the organisation CSM, the Flock go to Africa, to help the locals there. But somebody else is also there, and he is not there for the locals. No, he is there for the Flock- and he is a scientist. He has developed a drug that will allow humans to evolve unnaturally … Continue reading

Percy Jackson and the Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan cover

Percy Jackson and the Titan’s Curse

Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters ended with a bang. Quite an impressive one- it changed the direction of the whole series. I was wary that perhaps Percy Jackson and the Titan’s Curse could let it down-despite the wealth of positive reviews for this third  book. It didn’t let down. It magnified it, in … Continue reading

Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan cover

Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters

Last year, Percy Jackson managed to stop the Olympian gods declare war on each other. But the battle hasn’t finished yet; now Kronos, one of the overthrown Titans, is influencing a half-blood, and he wants to remove the Olympians from their seats of power. First stop for Kronos? Camp Half-Blood. Thalia’s tree has been poisoned, … Continue reading

I Am Not A Serial Killer UK Cover

I Am Not A Serial Killer

Most people are normal. Some are not. John Cleaver is one of those who isn’t; he is obsessed with death and he has all the traits of a serial killer. There’s only one difference between him and every serial killer he’s ever studied: John wants to restrain the evil thoughts that his evil side thinks … Continue reading

Rich and Mad by William Nicholson cover

Rich and Mad

17 and never been in love? Then you’re not alone. Maddy Fisher is just the same. But that is all about to change; she has set a course for a great love. But some unexpected happenings arise, and she is swept away with a boy she hardly dreamed of falling in love with. But it … Continue reading

Predator's Gold by Philip Reeve cover

Predator’s Gold

Two years have passed since London destroyed itself in the cataclysmic events of Mortal Engines. For Tom and Hester, two years of plenty; they have been carrying passengers and cargo to and from cities, and as well as prospering financially, their relationship has grown and matured. Then, out of the blue, they are chased by … Continue reading

Imperial Assassin by Mark Robson cover

Imperial Assassin

Emperor Surabar has been disliked by the aristocracy for a while now; his ideas have not corroborated with those who seek only for themselves. But now his most controversial order has been passed; the out-lawing of the Guild of Assassins, but they are not going to give up without a fight. It is now up … Continue reading

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief cover

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

Zeus’ master lightning bolt has been stolen- and everyone is pointing their fingers at Poseidon, Lord of the Oceans. If the bolt is not returned by the summer solstice, then Zeus will begin a war that will surely destroy the gods and humanity as we know it. And Percy Jackson is caught right in the … Continue reading

Mr Monster by Dan Wells cover

Mr Monster

John Cleaver is a sociopath and a mortician. And he’s enthralled by death and all that surrounds it. Mr Monster -his dark side- wants to mutilate and disfigure those around him. John wants to be peaceful and normal, like everyone else. But ever since he murdered the Clayton Killer- the serial killer that caused much … Continue reading