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Skullduggery Pleasant – Derek Landy

January 24, 2010

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I have had this book recommended to me so many times in the past few years that I was finally forced to bow to peer pressure and give it a read. It has been showered with awards, spawned two sequels and also a film adaptation is in the pipeline, so it has to be good. […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Colour Of Magic – Terry Pratchett

November 11, 2008

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This exciting novel is the first journey we take into Terry Pratchett’s bizarre Discworld series. With over 20 books in the series, each one is as thrilling, witty and laugh-out-loud as the next. The book follows the odd travels of the even odder companions Rincewind and Twoflower. Rincewind is the wizard who just couldn’t who […]

Eclipse – Stephenie Meyer

October 3, 2008

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The third book in the hugely popular Twilight series continues to probe into Bella Swan’s dangerous love for vampire Edward Cullen and signifies a major difference in Bella’s feelings towards her werewolf friend, Jacob Black. Seattle is plagued by a string of unsolved murders that are suspected by the Cullens to be the work of […]

New Moon – Stephenie Meyer

September 14, 2008

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The second book in the hugely popular Twilight series continues to probe into Bella Swan’s dangerous love for vampire Edward Cullen and shows the development of her friendship to werewolf Jacob Black. The story starts at Bella’s eighteenth birthday party. Whilst reluctantly opening a present, she receives a paper cut causing all of the vampires […]

Twilight – Stephenie Meyer

August 29, 2008

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  If you haven’t read this book, you have not lived! It’s a vampire romance, and I love it.   When Bella’s Mum gets remarried, she decides to move back in with her dad, to give Renee and Paul some space. She arrives in Forks, a seemingly dull town but how dull can a town […]