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23 09, 2017

Book of The Week: Oi Cat!

2017-09-23T10:33:51+00:00 September 23rd, 2017|Categories: Fiction, Kids, News, Staff Picks|Tags: |

Oi Cat is the Independent Booksellers Children's Book Of The Season! This children's picture book is ridiculous in the very best way. A hilarious and totally silly story about animals and on what/whom they should sit depending on what rhymes with their species - you'll find alpacas on cream crackers and armadillos on soft pillows, [...]

16 09, 2017

SKETCHY REVIEW #1 • The Hate U Give

2017-09-16T12:59:56+00:00 September 16th, 2017|Categories: Fiction, News, Sketchy Reviews, Staff Picks, Teen|Tags: , , , |

Welcome to our new column! In SKETCHY REVIEWS, we will be reviewing and celebrating some of our favorite books - giving you a treat for the mind and the eye, with our signature "only-a-little-nonsense" approach. Without further ado...   The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas gave me, conversely, zero hate. What it did give [...]

9 08, 2017

Book of the Week: Gilded Cage

2017-08-09T10:17:56+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Fiction, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Staff Picks, Teen|Tags: |

Gilded Cage by Vic James Modern Britain is ruled by a magical elite, but those without the skill must give 10 years servitude in slave towns. Luke's parents decide the family will serve together once his little sister turns ten, but Luke is taken away and must find his own destiny...

21 07, 2017

Book of The Week: Rosie Revere, Engineer

2017-07-22T11:21:13+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Categories: Fiction, Kids, Staff Picks|Tags: |

Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty Rosie is an inventor by nature but loses her nerve when laughed at by a beloved relative. All until Great Aunt Rose, with her riveting engineering skills, encourages her to shoot for the stars, and teaches her to learn from mistakes. Rosie soon learns that every success is worth [...]

22 04, 2017

I’d Tell you I Love you but then I’d have to Kill you

2017-07-22T11:21:13+00:00 April 22nd, 2017|Categories: Kids, Teen|Tags: |

By Ally Carter. Cammie goes to boarding school, a very special boarding school where she and her friends are training to be spies.  They learn many useful skills: hand to hand combat, weapons training, surveillance, R&D; all the things a girl might need, but with one very large gap in their education: Boys.  But Cammie [...]