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”

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?”

Book Review: Scarlett and Ivy

Name: Scarlet and Ivy: The Lost Twin Author: Sophie Cleverly Published: 2015 An isolated boarding school harbouring a perfectly creepy secret. Twins Ivy and Scarlet have never been separated, until Scarlet receives a mysterious invitation to lonely Rookwood school. 6 months later, she is pronounced dead. No one outside the school knows what’s happened to her; but Ivy wantsContinue reading “Book Review: Scarlett and Ivy”