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Category Archives: Book Review

New eBooks Available for Borrowing

Date Published: 30/03/2020

We have just added some new eBook titles to our collection which can be borrowed remotely and enjoyed on your devices. These can be accessed through the OPAC on the iCentre website. Use the Advanced Search function, click on Media

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The Book Chatters

Date Published: 24/03/2020

One of the promises we make to students is that we can always recommend a great book to read.  The staff in the iCentre have made a podcast to add to our suite of book recommendation platforms.  It’s short and

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New eBooks Available for Borrowing

Date Published: 24/03/2020

We have just added some new eBook titles to our collection which can be borrowed remotely and enjoyed on your devices. These can be accessed through the OPAC on the iCentre website. Use the Advanced Search function, click on Media

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 18/03/2020

We cannot recommend Somebody Give This Heart a Pen highly enough. It’s a compelling collection of poems that explores the emotions and experiences of growing up as a mixed-race woman. From acclaimed performance poet Sophia Thakur comes a powerful new

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 10/03/2020

What is a Refugee? by Elise Gravel is a picture book that explores the refugee experience in simple terms for younger readers.  As such, it is an excellent introduction for readers of all ages to gain an understanding of the

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 03/03/2020

Unplugged is an action-packed novel and the first in The Wired trilogy. Science fiction and dystopian fans will love these thrilling and thought-provoking stories set in both an App World and the Real World.  If you enjoyed The Hunger Games

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Read the Book, See the Movie

Date Published: 24/02/2020

The Call of the Wild by Jack London was published in 1903 and is partly based on the author’s true-life experiences in the Yukon. Set in Canada, during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush, this is an adventure story of a

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 24/02/2020

A New Kind of Every Thing by Richard Yaxley is a YA novel that simmers with tension and challenging themes but which delivers a powerful and moving story about navigating the challenges and traumas of growing up and of making

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Read the Book, See the Movie

Date Published: 17/02/2020

In 2019, a new film version of Little Women has been released and is getting rave reviews. Directed by Greta Gerwig, the film brings to life the iconic story of the March family and their lives and struggles during the

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 17/02/2020

Aurora Rising (The Aurora Cycle #1) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff is a futuristic space adventure and page-turning thriller that explores the themes of courage, teamwork, and perseverance.  This is the first book in a sci-fi trilogy by the

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