Ok, so we are in the last stretch of the long summer holidays and surely it must be time to get in a bit of reading practice before the start of the new school year. Take a look through this last batch of reviews from the children in Year 5, St peter’s Primary school, and … More Junior Bloggers’ Reviews – Part 4
Join us at Bury Library on Thursday 7th September for a celebration of crime fiction. With scripts written by Ann Cleeves herself, this promises to be a fantastic evening that celebrates Ann writing thirty books in thirty years! A murder has been committed at Shetland’s community Sunday tea, and Jimmy Perez has been … More You are invited to a MURDER!
Read. This. Book. The flashlight beam was even brighter than she could have hoped for, though, and illuminated a lime green world of moss and seaweed, coral and sand, black bounders the size of primitive gods. She descended through the green and felt alien, very much the unnatural intruder into the natural world. … More Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane
The Fortunate Brother by Donna Morrissey is a dark, atmospheric and compelling novel about the aftermath of a murder in a claustrophobic rural community in Newfoundland. When a body is found in the lake, suspicion falls on the troubled Now family. As the mystery unfolds other, far deeper, secrets are revealed. Compassionate and wise, … More Summer Group Read (Number 7): The Fortunate Brother by Donna Morrissey
How are the holidays going? Time on your hands? Why not have a visit to your local library and borrow some books for free. Who knows what new authors, hobbies or fantastic facts you might discover. See if you are inspired by these latest book reviews from local school children. And remember to join in … More Junior Bloggers’ Reviews – Part 3
Some more top book reviews from our Junior Bloggers. Have the summer holidays left you feeling a little bit bored yet? Why not give some of these books a read and see if you agree or disagree with our bloggers’ comments.
Would definitely recommend. I found it very thought provoking. … More Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
The Man Booker Dozen – the list of thirteen longlisted titles for this year’s prize – was announced on 26th July; there are some old favourites appearing on it, alongside some authors I’m unfamiliar with, but they all sound like very interesting reads. We’ve added the longlisted books here, but at the moment … More Man Booker Longlist 2017