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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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Ginger Snaps – Cathy Cassidy

July 29, 2008

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  Oh god I hear ye groan, but remember, not everyone who reads this frowns apon girly twaddle. And besides, I’m a Cassidy fan 😀 Ginger Snaps is all about friendship and trust. We meet Ginger, at primary school she was teased because she was overweight and she didn’t fit in with the “cool” kids, […]