The Silent Companions

Name: The Silent Companions Author: Laura Purcell Published: 2017 When Elsie someone walks down the aisle, she didn’t expect to be walking the other way out of the church a few months later after her husband’s casket. And that wasn’t the only death she would have to deal with… Elsie is sent to see out her pregnancyContinue reading “The Silent Companions”

Skellig

Name: Skellig Author: David Almond Published: 1998 Michael finds a man in the crumbling garage. An ancient man, if you can even call him a man at all, half bird, half beast. The only person he can confide in is Mina, and together they explore this weird and wonderful world of love, death and Skellig. YouContinue reading “Skellig”

Ghost Hawk

Name: Ghost Hawk Author: Susan Cooper Published: 2013 When he was 11 moons old, Little Hawk ventured into the wilderness, where he must survive for three months of solitude and survival. He entered a boy; he returned a man. But when he found his village 3 months later, everything was different. Then Little Hawk finds hisContinue reading “Ghost Hawk”

The One Memory of Flora Banks

Name: The One Memory of Flora Banks Author: Emily Barr Published: 2016 Who can you trust if you can’t trust yourself? Flora Banks cannot remember anything since her accident: she is trapped, a 10 year old girl stuck inside the body of a 17 year old. She has no short term memory. That is until she kisses herContinue reading “The One Memory of Flora Banks”

Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Hi readers… all 17 of you! I know I haven’t posted anything for a while, sorry 😦 , I’ve been a bit busy. But happy easter and I’ll try to get back to posting regularly soon. x Name: Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda Author: Becky Albertalli Published: 2015 Simon Spier is 16 and stillContinue reading “Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda”

Chaos Walking: The Knife of Never Letting Go

Name: Chaos Walking: The Knife of Never Letting Go Author: Patrick Ness Published: 2008 In the New World, there are no secrets. There are no privacy. And there are no women. Ever since the Noise germ killed all the women and half the men in Prentisstown, everyone can hear everyone else’s thoughts and emotions inContinue reading “Chaos Walking: The Knife of Never Letting Go”

READY PLAYER ONE: the film or the book?

I’ve completed my first 10 book blogs (yay!) so I thought I might do something different, so here it is. Ready Player One is a sci-fi book set in the future, where humans have burnt up the ozone layer and pretty much all other life forms; their only escape is a free virtual reality called theContinue reading “READY PLAYER ONE: the film or the book?”

The Case Book Of Sherlock Holmes

Name: The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Published: 1927 “My name is Sherlock Holmes. It is my business to know what other people don’t” This is by far one of the oldest books I’ve ever read. For me, if the book is older than 10 years, they call kids by their lastContinue reading “The Case Book Of Sherlock Holmes”

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Name: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Author: Mark Haddon Published: 2003 Christopher Boone has never been like any other fifteen year old boy. He dreams of one day being an astronaut – not only because he loves maths and science, but because of the silence he would have away from Earth. Away from peopleContinue reading “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”

The Hate List

Name: The Hate List Author: Jennifer Brown Published: 2009 May 2. Enemies fight, friends tease, bullies torment. Then the first gun shot began.  Ever since her boyfriend – Nick – killed students and  a teacher in her school cafeteria before turning the gun on himself, Valerie Leftman has struggled with life. As her brother leavesContinue reading “The Hate List”