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Monthly Archives: March 2018

31 03, 2018

Book of The Week: The God of Small Things

2018-03-31T11:58:56+00:00 March 31st, 2018|Categories: Staff Picks|Tags: , , |

The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy As Roy's first work of fiction, this story is strikingly beautiful and masterfully told. Set in India and following the childhood memories of a pair of twins, Rahel and Estha, while the world around them moves to unrest and their personal lives develop. The book is profoundly [...]

24 03, 2018

Book of The Week: Skulduggery Pleasant

2018-03-24T12:55:34+00:00 March 24th, 2018|Categories: Kids, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Staff Picks|Tags: , , |

Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy It's not often that you find out that a newly deceased relative was caught up in magical dealings, but Stephanie Edgeley takes it pretty well. When she crosses paths with Skulduggery Pleasant, the re-animated skeleton of a long-dead sorcerer, now working as a detective for the magical community, her own [...]

17 03, 2018

Book of The Week: The Idiot Brain

2018-03-17T11:14:50+00:00 March 17th, 2018|Categories: Non-Fiction, Staff Picks|Tags: , , , , |

The Idiot Brain by Dean Burnett Ever walked into a room and immediately forgotten why you were headed in there at all? Wondered why our own bodies inflict motion sickness or unnerving nightmares on us? The answers are in this book - and they're a little ridiculous. Dean Burnett is a neuroscientist who shares his [...]