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The Quiet at the End of the World – Lauren James

Lowrie and Shen are the youngest people left on the plant after a freak virus causes global infertility. They live in a small pocket of London and are doted upon by a small, ageing community. The pair spend most of their days mudlarking for treasure and artefacts throughout London. Suddenly when a secret is uncovered…… Continue reading The Quiet at the End of the World – Lauren James

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Book Review: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Title: The Upside of Unrequited (2017) Author: Becky Albertalli Genres: Young adult, Contemporary, Mental Health, LGBTQ+ and Family Publisher: Penguin Radom House UK Children’s Release Date: 11th April 2017 Rating: ★★★★★ Reviewed by: Lois Synopsis: “Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love-she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and crushes often, but always…… Continue reading Book Review: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

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Book Review: Being a Beast by Charles Foster

Title: Being a Beast (2016) Author: Charles Foster Genres: Non-fiction, Animals, Environment, Nature, Science, Philosophy, Autobiography and Memoir Publisher: Metropolitan Books Release Date: 28th January 2016 Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Reviewed by: David Synopsis “How can we ever be sure that we really know the other? To test the limits of our ability to inhabit lives that are…… Continue reading Book Review: Being a Beast by Charles Foster

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Book Review: The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar by Matt Simon

Title: The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar (2016) Author: Matt Simon Genres: Natural History, Biology, Science, Non-fiction, Nature, Comedy and Factual Publisher: Headline Release Date: 25th October 2016 Rating: ★★★★★ Reviewed by: David Synopsis On a barren seafloor, the pearlfish swims into the safety of a sea cucumber’s anus. To find a meal, the female…… Continue reading Book Review: The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar by Matt Simon

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Book Review: Sad Animal Facts by Brooke Barker

Title: Sad Animal Facts (2016) Author: Brooke Barker Genre: Natural History, Non-fiction, Nature, Facts, Picture Book, Comedy and Cartoon Publisher: Boxtree Release Date: 6th September 2016 Rating: ★★★★☆ Reviewed by: David Synopsis A delightful and quirky compendium of the Animal Kingdom’s more unfortunate truths, with over 150 hand-drawn illustrations. Ever wonder what a mayfly thinks…… Continue reading Book Review: Sad Animal Facts by Brooke Barker