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?”

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 Girl Savage

Name: The Girl Savage Author: Katherine Rundell Published: 2011 Living like a wild cat on a farm in the middle of rural Africa, for Will everyday is beautiful. With her best friend, horse, monkey and adored¬†father: nothing could possibly spoil it. Even when the petty Mrs Browne marries the head farmer, her father is thereContinue reading “The Girl Savage”

Book Review: Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

Written By Guest Blogger Name: Percy Jackson Author: Rick Riordan Published: 2005 This series is just iconic. When Percy Jackson finds out that he is the son of a Greek God, he is immediately sent to Camp Half-blood, a camp for demigods! He meets a few new friends including: Luke, son of Hermes, and Annabeth,Continue reading “Book Review: Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief”

Book Review: The Thing About Jellyfish

Name: The Thing About Jellyfish Author: Ali Benjamin Published: 2015 Song: Changes by David Bowie It was always Suzy and Franny, Franny and Suzy: they were best friends, inseparable. But, one day, it was just Suzy. Suzy Swanson stopped speaking the day her best friend drowned. She didn’t understand how it could have happened – Franny was anContinue reading “Book Review: The Thing About Jellyfish”

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”