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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 […]

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 […]

No Time For Goodbye – Linwood Barclay

October 3, 2008

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This book by acclaimed mystery writer Linwood Barclay is a stunning journey into the realms of the human mind and shows the true horror of life without a family. Cynthia is a bit of a tearaway and after an argument with her parents, she finds that they have all disappeared without a trace. Twenty five […]

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 […]

POINT BLANC – Anthony Horowitz

August 9, 2008

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  This is he second installment from Anthony Horowitz’s series about the reluctant boy spy, Alex Rider. It all kicks off when two millionaires are killed in what appear to be horrible accidents, but MI6 suspects foul play. The only connection between the two deaths is that both their sons go to Point Blanc Academy, […]