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The Ghost
The Ghost by Robert Harris

Adam Lang, ex-Prime Minister, is writing his memoirs. Or to be more honest, he needs a ghostwriter. Someone to do […]

Tigerman
Tigerman by Nick Harkaway

Lester Ferris has seen a lot and done a lot in his life. A sergeant in the British Army he […]

The Copper Promise
The Copper Promise by Jen Williams

Gallo has grown bored of waiting for his companions, Wydrin aka The Copper Cat and Sebastian the ex Ynnsmouth knight, […]

The Owl Service
The Owl Service by Alan Garner

Alison and Roger have come to Wales on a holiday with their parent and respective step-parent. Roger’s father and Alison’s […]

Clever dog
Clever Dog by Sarah Whitehead

illus. by Jo van Kampen. I’ll admit that I’ve watched a fair amount of Cesar Milan and his dog whispering, […]

Some kind of fairy tale
Some Kind of fairy Tale by Graham Joyce

Twenty years ago Tara Martin went missing. She simply went out one day and never came home. Her boyfriend at […]

What makes this book so great
What makes this book so great - Jo Walton

My first non-fiction book of 2014! And it is a book all about books. The best sort of book I […]

The Hundred and One Dalmatians
The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith

Life for Mr and Mrs Dearly and their dogs, Pongo and Misses, is going well. They live near Regent’s Park […]

Wolves
Wolves by Simon Ing

I totally agree with that old saying “never judge a book by its cover”, but more often than not it […]

The Ransom of Dond
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Illustrated by Pam Smy Darra lives on the island of Inniscaul is a small island off the coast of Eriu, […]

A Pelican at Blandings
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Blandings Castle #11 Clarance, the ninth Earl of Emsworth is enjoying life. The pride of his life, Empress of Blandings […]

Michael Rosen’s Sad Book
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illustrated by Quentin Blake This book opens with a picture of the author, smiling. The words tell a different story. […]