According to the plan Jenny made at thirteen, it’s time for her to get married. But when her boyfriend proposes a break instead of a wedding, a girls’ weekend in Vegas is the only solution…until she wakes up in a stranger’s bed, and discovers that this is the year she gets married – to the wrong man… … More Jenny Sparrow Knows the Future by Melissa Pimentel
Love takes many forms and is seldom straightforward…so Nancy discovers when she faces the most difficult choice of her life. Nancy is the glue that holds her family together. Caught between her aging mother, her overworked daughter and two young granddaughters, it seems Nancy’s fate is to go on shouldering the burden for all the … More The Lavender House by Hilary Boyd
An account of what it’s like to be a young Muslim woman in the wake of 9/11, during the war on terror and in an era of casual racism.
“The most powerful and honest narrative I have ever read!”
Austen Lowe – Library Support Assistant
… More Muslim Girl: A coming of age
One Little Mistake by Emma Curtis Vicky Seagrave is blessed, three beautiful children, a successful, doting husband, great friends and a job she loves. She should be perfectly happy. When she makes a split-second decision that risks everything she holds dear, there’s only person she trusts enough to turn to. But Vicky is about to … More One Little Mistake by Emma Curtis
“It begins with absence and desire. It begins with blood and fear. It begins with a discovery of witches.” What an exciting week! But for those of you who haven’t heard of Matthew Clairmont and Diana Bishop, I’d better start at the beginning… this is one of my favourite tales of all time. I remember … More The All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness
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
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
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