In the February meeting of the Bury Reading Group we discussed Along The Infinite Sea by Beatriz Williams and – as often happens with reading groups – opinion was split. Please read on to see the mixed response. … More Along The Infinite Sea by Beatriz Williams
Set in the Niger Delta, ‘Tiny Sunbirds Far Away’ explores the world of 12-year-old Blessing and her family.
‘I really enjoyed it. A good debut novel.’ Dawn.
… More Tiny Sunbirds Far Away by Christie Watson
‘Ray Cragg is one of the country’s gangsters; Detective Inspector Henry Christie is the policeman who’s job it is to investigate the trial of destruction left by Cragg. If this is anything to go by then I’ll certainly be looking out for some more’ David (Staffing & Customer Support Officer) … More Substantial Threat by Nick Oldham
‘I Am Slaughter’ is a great opening for a new book series that expands the early history of the Warhammer 40,000 universe. A great read for fans of the setting and for military science fiction fans in general.” Chris … More I Am Slaughter by Dan Abnett
‘This is one of the best books I’ve ever read – couldn’t put it down. Frightening in parts this tense thriller portrays how OCD affects a young girl who fell in love with a control freak. Lock your doors before you begin!’ Carol. … More Into The Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes
John Sanford released his first book in the Prey series in 1989 and they are still going strong today; Gathering Prey is the 25th of the series that feature Lucas Davenport, currently an investigator with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. … More Gathering Prey by John Sandford
Fancy adding a little spice into your reading week?
Dare you put your next reading choice totally into our hands?
Then why not celebrate Valentine’s Day & International Book Giving Day with Bury Libraries?
… More Blind Date with a Book for Valentine’s Day
‘Solomon Creed‘ Book 1 by Simon Toyne. Recommended by David (Staffing & Customer Support Officer) A plane crash in the Arizona desert. An explosion that sets the world on fire. A damning pact to hide an appalling secret. And one man bound to expose the truth. He is Solomon Creed. No one knows what he … More Solomon Creed by Simon Toyne
I always love reading a book and comparing to a film and this book is no exception. It is a very raw, gritty snapshot of the lives of a group of drug users in Scotland. It is written in a very broad Scottish dialect, which although initially difficult to follow, ultimately adds to the story and its authenticity. It is not for the faint hearted… … More Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh
This is a beautifully written book, and although upsetting in places, it is truly uplifting to see the courage of the human spirit. … More Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks