Monthly Archives: October 2012

Book of the Week 29th October – 4th Novemeber 2012

Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich  After a slow summer of chasing low-level skips for her cousin Vinnie’s bail bonds agency, Stephanie Plum finally lands an assignment that could put her check book back in the black. Geoffrey Cubbin, facing trial … Continue reading

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Winner for Man Booker or Fiction 2012

Bring up the Bodies  by Hilary Mantel Hilary Mantel has been named the winner of the £50,000 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for her novel Bring up the Bodies, published by Fourth Estate. Hilary Mantel is the first woman and … Continue reading

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Book of the Week 15th October – 21st October 2012

Criminal by Karin Slaughter 1974: In the blistering heat of an Atlanta summer, a killer prowls the street, searching for the weak, the vulnerable and the lost. 40 years later, a young woman is found  brutally murdered in a sordid … Continue reading

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Book of the Week 8th October – 14th October 2012

The Splintered Kingdom  by James Aitcheson The story begins on the Welsh Marches, where Tancred has been given land by his new lord, Robert Malet, in return for his services in the battle for York. Now a lord in his … Continue reading

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Book of the Week 1st October – 7th October 2012

Last to Die  by Tess Gerritsen For the second time in his short life, Teddy Clock has survived a massacre. Two years ago, he barely escaped when his entire family was slaughtered. Now, at fourteen, in a hideous echo of … Continue reading

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In the Kingdom of Men by Kim Barnes

In the Kingdom of Men  by Kim Barnes Raised by her grandfather, a strict Methodist minister, in a two-room shack, Gin McPhee never imagined she’d have a husband she loved and a houseboy making her breakfast. When her husband Mason … Continue reading

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Do Your Ears Hang Low?

Following on from the very popular ‘Theres a Hole in my Bucket’, this book includes a CD of the song recorded by the Topp Twins. This favourite school song has now been given hilarous illustration by Jenny Cooper, the kids … Continue reading

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