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Monthly Archives: February 2018

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24 02, 2018

Book of The Week: The Trouble With Women

2018-02-24T12:59:20+00:00 February 24th, 2018|Categories: Staff Picks|Tags: , |

The Trouble With Women by Jacky Fleming This book is a hilarious, thought-out satire from cover to cover. It drips in sarcasm framed as the only explanations for historical occurrences we may, (or may not), be fully acquainted with. Where were women at the dawn of recorded history? Perhaps they had not been invented yet. [...]

17 02, 2018

Book Of The Week: The Polar Bear Explorers’ Club

2018-02-17T13:44:15+00:00 February 17th, 2018|Categories: Fiction, Kids, Staff Picks|Tags: , , , |

In a world of magic, mystery and exploration a baby girl is rescued from the frigid wastes of the Arctic by the famous, and slightly odd, explorer: Felix Pearl.  Felix gave his new daughter his last name, but asked the fairies to give her a first name.  The fairies gave her two: Stella Starflake, and [...]

10 02, 2018

Book of The Week: The Bell Jar

2018-02-10T11:32:40+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Categories: Fiction, Staff Picks, Teen|Tags: , , , |

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath   Esther lives in New York. She works as a writer and socialises with the most elite circles a woman can hope to. Her life seems like something she ought to be proud of and content with, until you walk a mile in her shoes. Everywhere Esther turns she [...]

3 02, 2018

Book of The Week: The Wrath & The Dawn

2018-02-03T12:00:54+00:00 February 3rd, 2018|Categories: Fiction, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Staff Picks|Tags: , , |

  The Wrath & The Dawn by Renée Ahdieh Shahrzad's best friend is the latest victim of Khorasan's sombre young ruler, Khalid. Every day, without explanation, he takes a wife and by sunrise the next morning, she is hanged. Shahrzad wants to break that cycle, and kill Khalid. She volunteers herself, and with her wits [...]