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Looking For Alaska

The Great Perhaps. Miles “Pudge” feels a yearning for the possibilities of life. He leaves for a boarding school, hoping that there, it will be easier to find than at home, in a school where nobody thinks like him. It is. He meets the Colonel, his room-mate, and befriends his social group. But more than … Continue reading

Department 19 by Will Hill cover

Department 19

Everything Bram Stoker wrote is real. Over 100 years ago, a vampire by the name of Dracula was killed and buried in the Translyvanian countryside by a certain Van Helsing and his fellows. For over 100 years a secret governmental organisation has been trying to combat these ever-growing forces of evil, preventing the mass killings … Continue reading

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Tory is the niece of the famous forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan, and she’s following in her footsteps. Young and yet already very intelligent, Tory is the ring-leader of her friends, who all live on a remote island where normal things such as ‘going to the mall’ or watching a film at the cinema isn’t as … Continue reading

Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys cover

Between Shades of Gray

1941. Lina has applied for a prestigious summer art program in Lithuania. She is waiting for her acceptance or her rejection, but that is no longer important. In a single night, her life turns 180 degrees. The doors of her house crash down. Her mother’s expensive pottery is smashed. She is taken, deported. They travel … Continue reading

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Private Peaceful

Tommo Peaceful is recounting his childhood, basking in memories of times where every day was an adventure. He remembers his first day of school, his brother Charlie comforting him, the way his father died in the woods, his mother working hard to put food on the table, meeting the only girl in his life, Molly, … Continue reading

Fire World

“Sometimes.” There is a tapestry, on the 108th floor of the Librarium, that tells of a great battle, the Battle of Isenfier, that is taking place on a distant planet: Earth. The battle is between the Ix- pure, negative fain (spirit) and the dragons, magnificent creatures of might and power. But they are not what … Continue reading

Grey Wolves by Robert Muchamore cover

Grey Wolves

After spending several months in Britain training to be spies, Henderson’s espionage group is ready to embark on a multi-month mission in occupied France. Their mission: to seek out ways of disrupting the German U-Boat (submarine) programme, a venture that is slowly pushing Britain back from their command of the oceans. It’s dangerous but necessary, … Continue reading

Lex Trent: Fighting With Fire by Alex Bell cover

Lex Trent: Fighting With Fire

Lex Trent is renown for his wit, skill, and all-round perfection. At least, he hopes he is. Naturally, he’s lying – not surprising really for a master-cheat and thief. A glamorous thief, really; he doesn’t like to be associated with the amateur thieving community. Lex is just about to start in his second participation of … Continue reading

The Left Hand of God by Paul Hoffman cover

The Left Hand of God

My feelings for The Left Hand of God changed when I read the sequel – what I had previously misunderstood I know understood. This review, therefore, no longer reflects my feelings about the book, but I have kept it online because this was my first reaction to the book and I think it’s important to … Continue reading

I Don't Want To Kill You UK Cover

I Don’t Want To Kill You

John Cleaver isn’t exactly normal. He’s a self-diagnosed sociopath, trying to keep out of touch with his dark side. He’s a killer at heart, but doesn’t want to give in to the monster inside him. Trying to be normal is getting harder and harder- he’s already killed two people. That is, if you can call … Continue reading

Wereworld: Rise of the Wolf by Curtis Jobling cover

Wereworld: Rise of the Wolf

In Drew Ferran’s world, there exist magical species of were creatures. These are ancient families are known as Werelords…and are gifted with the ability to turn into animals. If they can control their gifts, they can become powerful, mighty creatures. But sometimes dangerous struggles occur between the different houses of these wild beasts, and at … Continue reading

Last Battle of the Icemark by Stuart Hill cover

The Last Battle of the Icemark

The Last Battle of the Icemark is the concluding novel of the trilogy by Stuart Hill, set in the fantasy (albeit Earth-inspired world) of the Icemark and Polypontian empire. Like all the books in the trilogy, The Last Battle of the Icemark is no small book, and at just over 500 pages it isn’t a … Continue reading

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Two of the seven savanters still survive. Seeker has been sent to destroy them. The Wildman has taken command of the spiker tribes, but he soon discovers that being the leader of tens of thousands of spikers is not all he hoped for, and Morning Star just wishes to be happy again, like she was … Continue reading

Boys Don't Cry by Malorie Blackman cover

Boys Don’t Cry

People don’t often think of the father’s side of a teen pregnancy. But it’s happened to Dante, a 17 year old with high hopes. He’s waiting for his A Level results, when his ex-girlfriend arrives at his door with a baby. His baby. And then she’s gone – leaving the baby with her shocked father. … Continue reading

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There is a mirror, in a dusty room of a nearly forgotten house. But it is no ordinary mirror. Behind it lie the lands of the Mirrorworld, a place of danger. Jacob Reckless has been trespassing it’s borders ever since he was a boy, reaping its secrets and its treasures. But then the unthinkable happens. … Continue reading

Jango by William Nicholson cover


Seeker, Morning Star and the Wildman are all learning how to serve the All and Only and be Noble Warriors. But soon a time will come when they have to decide whether they wish to continue serving the Nomana. Soon, an unstoppable force shall sweep across Radiance, and shall endanger event the strongest: the Nomana. … Continue reading