Childrens’s Book Review: Anna at War by Helen Peters

As life for German Jews becomes increasingly perilous, Anna’s parents put her on one of the last trains leaving for England. But the war follows her to Kent, and soon Anna finds herself caught up…

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Children’s Book Review: The Dragon in the Library by Louie Stowell

* Sponsored Kit can’t STAND reading. She’d MUCH rather be outside, playing games and getting muddy, than stuck inside with a book. But when she’s dragged along to the library one day by her two…

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Book Review: The Wall by John Lanchester

Tales of dark futures seem to be finding their way to me this year. I hadn’t heard of The Wall by John Lanchester until I stumbled across it while at work. The scarily relevant blurb…

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Book Review: The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton is an easy novel to sum up superficially, but on paper it’s as complicated and compelling as they come. A mash-up of Agatha Christie, Shirley Jackson,…

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YA Book Review: The Quiet at the End of the World by Lauren James

The Quiet at the End of the World by Lauren James is a YA dystopian told from the perspective of Lowrie, one of the youngest people on Earth.  Cared for by elderly parents, she lives…

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