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Our summer books!
13 June 2016 #1
A lot of people have summer books. Choose a book, read it, and then you post a short review of it here. Don't forget the titel and author!
21 June 2016 #12

The Loney Cont. Many years on, Hanny is a grown man no longer in need of his brother's care. But then the child's body is found. And the Loney always gives up its secrets, in the end

21 June 2016 #11

The Loney - Micheal Andrew Hurley: Two brothers. One mute, the other his lifelong protector. Year after year, their family visits the same sacred shrine on a desolate strip of coastline known as the Loney, in desperate hope of a cure. In the long hours of waiting, the boys are left alone. And they cannot resist the causeway revealed with every turn of the treacherous tide, the old house they glimpse at its end . . . Cont.

21 June 2016 #10

Being Normal Cont. When Leo stands up for David in a fight, an unlikely friendship forms. But things are about to get messy. Because at Eden Park School secrets have a funny habit of not staying secret for long ...

21 June 2016 #9

The Art of Being Normal - Lisa Williamson: Two boys. Two secrets. David Piper has always been an outsider. His parents think he's gay. The school bully thinks he's a freak. Only his two best friends know the real truth - David wants to be a girl. On the first day at his new school Leo Denton has one goal - to be invisible. Attracting the attention of the most beautiful girl in year 11 is definitely not part of that plan. Cont.

21 June 2016 #8

Marvellous Ways Cont.: When his promise to fulfil a dying man's last wish sees him wash up in Marvellous' creek, broken in body and spirit, the old woman comes to his aid.

21 June 2016 #7

A Year of Marvellous Ways - Sarah Winman: Marvellous Ways is eighty-nine years old and has lived alone in a remote Cornish creek for nearly all her life. Lately she's taken to spending her days sitting on a mooring stone by the river with a telescope. She's waiting for something - she's not sure what, but she'll know it when she sees it. Drake is a young soldier left reeling by the Second World War. Cont.

21 June 2016 #6

Buried Giant Cont. They expect to face many hazards - some strange and other-worldly - but they cannot yet foresee how their journey will reveal to them dark and forgotten corners of their love for one another. Sometimes savage, often intensely moving, Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel in a decade is about lost memories, love, revenge and war.

21 June 2016 #5

The Buried Giant - Kazuo Ishiguro: The Romans have long since departed, and Britain is steadily declining into ruin. But at least the wars that once ravaged the country have ceased. The Buried Giant begins as a couple, Axl and Beatrice, set off across a troubled land of mist and rain in the hope of finding a son they have not seen for years. Cont.

21 June 2016 #4

Stings of Murder Cont. Fearing a national panic over another Ripper, Scotland Yard sends Inspector Ian Frey to investigate under the cover of a fake department specializing in the occult. However, Frey's new boss, Detective 'Nine-Nails' McGray, actually believes in such supernatural nonsense. McGray's tragic past has driven him to superstition, but even Frey must admit that this case seems beyond reason. And once someone loses all reason, who knows what they will lose next...

21 June 2016 #3

The Strings of Murder Series - Oscar De Muriel: Edinburgh, 1888. A violinist is murdered in his home. The dead virtuoso's maid swears she heard three musicians playing in the night. But with only one body in the locked practice room - and no way in or out - the case makes no sense. Cont.

21 June 2016 #2

Hey Guys, So I've read a few books over the past few months, I'll list a few of them here, with their blurbs in the next post, I'll probably do one post for each book

13 June 2016 #1

A lot of people have summer books. Choose a book, read it, and then you post a short review of it here. Don't forget the titel and author!