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Massive – Julia Bell

November 15, 2009

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This emotional and brilliantly well written book by Julia Bell provides an alternative take on a topic very important to our society: eating disorders. This book addresses the issues teenagers have today with their weights. Obesity has hit the news hard, with celebrities like Jamie Oliver getting involved, and we have become a nation ruled […]

The Escape – Robert Muchamore

February 27, 2009

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The Escape is the first book in the Henderson’s Boys series, a spin-off of Muchamore’s fantastic spy series CHERUB, exploring the origins of CHERUB during the Second World War. Two more books, Eagle Day and Secret Army have been confirmed over the next two years. Charles Henderson, a British spy, returns to his house during […]

Necropolis – Anthony Horowitz

February 27, 2009

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Necropolis is the fourth and penultimate book in prolific teenage fiction author Anthony Horowitz’s Power of Five series. The series tells of five magical children known as “The Five” who have to gather together in order to defeat evil itself, the “Old Ones”. Necropolis is Horowitz’s first book containing a full-fledged female protagonist. Scarlett Adams […]

The Mighty Book Of Boosh – Julian Barratt & Noel Fielding

February 27, 2009

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The Mighty Book Of Boosh is the latest project by the team behind the surreal comedy show. The Mighty Boosh has earned itself a cult following after a radio series, three TV series and two sell-out UK tours featuring their menagerie of engaging and often outrageous characters including the polo-eyed Hitcher and Bob Fossil, the […]

Breaking Dawn – Stephenie Meyer

February 27, 2009

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The fourth book in Stephenie Meyer’s spellbinding supernatural love saga shows Bella Swan’s struggle to continue life with her vampire partner Edward Cullen and put up with the constant advances of her werewolf best friend Jacob Black. The story starts, as with the rest of the series, from Bella’s point of view and deals with […]

Bog Child – Siobhan Dowd

February 26, 2009

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Siobhan Dowd’s new novel, Bog Child, is a twisting tale that takes us from Drumleash, in 1981, right back to 80 AD. In this inspiring story about first love, politics and family bonds, we follow the lives of 18-year-old Fergus, and Mel, the child he discovers hidden in a bog. Mel troubles Fergus’ dreams, and […]

The Bailey Game – Celia Rees

December 12, 2008

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This is another of the books that has been recommended to me by my school librarian that is a contender for a book awards taking place in my city. The Bailey Game tells the story of Alex, a girl who is still haunted by the terrible events that happened due to “The Bailey Game”, a […]