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Wed wabbit by Lissa Evans

Wed wabbit by Lissa Evans

A hugely funny ‘down the rabbit hole’ adventure from the author of internationally bestselling ‘Small Change for Stuart’, which was shortlisted for both the Carnegie Medal and Costa Award. You’re called Fidge and you’re nearly eleven. You’ve been hurled into a strange world. You have three companions: two are unbelievably weird and the third is … Continue reading

Lesser Spotted Animals by Martin Brown

Lesser Spotted Animals by Martin Brown

Bison? They’re banned! Tigers? Taboo! Say good-bye to the gnu, cheerio to the cheetah, and peace to the panda. The world of Lesser Spotted Animals STARTS HERE! Find out all about the amazing animals you need to know but never get to see, from the numbat to the zorilla, and everything in between. A non-fiction … Continue reading

The Call by Peadar Ó’Guilí

. What if you only had 3 minutes to save your own life and the clock is already counting down… Three minutes. Nessa, Megan and Anto know that any day now they wake up alone in a horrible land and realise they’ve been Called. Two minutes. Like all teenagers they know that they’ll be hunted … Continue reading

Eden Summer by Liz Flanagan

. It starts like any other day for Jess – get up, draw on eyeliner, cover up tattoos and head to school. But soon it’s clear this is no ordinary day, because Jess’s best friend Eden isn’t at school…she’s gone missing.  Jess knows she has to do everything in her power to try to find … Continue reading

Thirteen Chairs by Dave Shelton

How did I get the book? I bought it Genre: Horror / Short Stories Synopsis: In an abandoned house, the ghosts gather. They argue, they laugh, and they tell their stories. Some tell their own stories, some tell stories they have heard elsewhere. Some of them are true, some are not. But each tale draws … Continue reading

Shine by Candy Gourlay

How did I get the book?  Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review & I bought a copy. Genre: Contemporary / Fantasy Synopsis: This is not a ghost story even though there are plenty of ghosts in it. And it’s not a horror story though some people might be horrified. It’s not a … Continue reading

Trash by Andy Mulligan

How did I get the book?  StorytellerInc Book Club – Book 3  Genre: Mystery First Impression: Sounds interesting. Synopsis: In an unnamed Third World country, in the not-so-distant future, three “dumpsite boys” make a living picking through the mountains of garbage on the outskirts of a large city. One unlucky-lucky day, Raphael finds something very … Continue reading