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Children of the Red King – Jenny Nimmo

June 30, 2008

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Children of the Red King or Charlie Bone are a series of books written by a well known author called Jenny Nimmo. The central character in this fantasy series is Charlie Bone who is a pupil at Bloor’s Academy. Bloors Academy is a school for those who are endowed or have a particular talent in […]

A Company Of Swans – Eva Ibbotson

June 26, 2008

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  Doesn’t every young girl dream of being a ballerina? In A Company Of Swans, to Harriet, it means everything to dance. Those of you who find the art of ballet boring, you wont be disappointed because there is a lot of thought-provoking messages and it tells the hardships of one girl from Cambridge. Harriet […]

The Supernaturalists – Eoin Colfer

June 25, 2008

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This book is one of the many stand-alone novels Eoin has written. Set A few hundred years into the future , where global warming is inches from explosion and society has lost any moral pride. Orphans are looked after in Labour Camps until they are 18. But until then , they are tested upon with […]

Demon Thief – Darren Shan

June 23, 2008

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Demon Thief is the second book in the Demonata series. This book is set thirty years before Lord Loss and deals with the second protagonist of the series: Kernel Fleck. Ever since he was small, he found that he could see floating lights in the air that he could move and join together. Then when […]

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – John Boyne

June 23, 2008

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This small novel is one of John Boyne’s greatest works. Set in WWII  it revolves around a small 9 – yeard old noy called Bruno in Berlin , Germany. He knows little of the war. He hears the myths of savage westerners and ruthless battleships , and the damage that has been dealt during the […]

Artemis Fowl – Eoin( Owen ) Colfer

June 22, 2008

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Artemis Fowl is the first novel by Eoin Colfer which is featured for older reading. The star of this book is Anti-Hero Boy Genius Artemis Fowl. Artemis fowl lives in modern day Ireland , but has recently stumbled upon a supposed fairy book of magic. He finds and tricks a fairy into givinh him a […]

Shade’s Children – Garth Nix

June 22, 2008

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Shade’s Children is a stand-alone novel by Garth Nix, and perhaps the only one that teenagers can truly relate to.  It is set in modern day britain , and all adults have disappeared. Children are only allowed to live until they are of 14 years of age , and then they are killed and their […]