Brisingr, or, The Seven Promises of Eragon Shadeslayer and Saphira Bjartskular by Christopher Paolini

Brisingr by Christoper Paolini. Recommended by Addison, aged 9. Following the colossal battle against the Empire’s warriors, Eragon & Saphira narrowly escaped with their lives. But more awaits the Rider & his dragon, as Eragon finds himself bound by promises he may not be able to keep, including his oath to cousin Roran to help … More Brisingr, or, The Seven Promises of Eragon Shadeslayer and Saphira Bjartskular by Christopher Paolini

How to be a Heroine– or what I’ve learned from reading too much by Samantha Ellis

“This was a refreshing trip down the memory lane of my own childhood and adolescence; Samantha Ellis read many of the same books I did – Anne of Green gables, Little Women, Pride and Prejudice, and Jilly Cooper – and it was fascinating to hear someone else’s grown up take on the books they used to love.” Fiona … More How to be a Heroine– or what I’ve learned from reading too much by Samantha Ellis

Meeting Michael Knaggs

Over the last few months it has been Bury Libraries great pleasure to welcome a local novelist, Michael Knaggs, to several of our venues. During these ‘Meet the Author’ events, Michael talks about his experiences as an author and his journey to becoming published. Michael’s style is very friendly and informal; we often find that our … More Meeting Michael Knaggs

Group Read Number 4

The Reader development Team are thrilled that the fourth group read has been selected by one of our members. Charlotte would like us to read The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey. When I asked Charlotte why she had chosen this book she said: ‘I have read  it a few times now, Waterstones had  it as … More Group Read Number 4

The Big Friendly Read

 THE BIG FRIENDLY READ Bury Libraries are once again supporting The Reading Agency’s Summer Reading Challenge.  The really exciting news is that this year we are also having a fabulous prize draw! The scheme is aimed at Primary school children and its purpose is to encourage kids to continue reading over the long summer break; … More The Big Friendly Read