The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

Title: The Way of Kings Author: Brandon Sanderson Genre: Epic Fantasy Would recommend to: those who enjoyed Lord of the Rings or Wheel of Time; or just fantasy fans in general. Available in the library?: No (as of 28/05/15) Having completed Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time and a few other minor works, Brandon Sanderson has … Continue reading

Peeps by Scott Westerfeld

Peeps by Scott Westerfeld

Title: Peeps Author: Scott Westerfeld Genre: Urban Fantasy/Science Fiction Would recommend to: fans of Westerfeld’s other works (Leviathan, Uglies, etcetera) and those who enjoy a good vampire novel. Available in the library?: Yes Peeps is a fast-paced urban fantasy novel that proves once more that Scott Westerfeld is truly skilled in writing Young Adult fiction. … Continue reading

Review : Arrowhead by Ruth Eastham

Review : Arrowhead by Ruth Eastham

 Title: Arrowhead Author : Ruth Eastham Genre: Action/Adventure Available in the library: Yes Reserve a copy  Viking mythology, runes and life in the Arctic Circle are all elements in this fast-paced, great action story by Ruth Eastham. There is also an ancient curse and creatures of myth and legend coming back into the contemporary world to continue … Continue reading

Review : Big Game by Dan Smith

Review : Big Game by Dan Smith

Title: Big Game Author : Dan Smith Genre: Action/Adventure Available in the library: Yes Based on movie script (film to be released) Reserve a copy  Set in the Finland wilderness, with bleak weather conditions and an extreme landscape, this is an action-packed survival story. The main character is Oskari who is about to turn 13 and must … Continue reading

Review : Gallipoli

Review : Gallipoli

Gallipoli : 4 titles reviewed by Ms Powling. On 25 April 2015 we mark the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli. How can we ever imagine or begin to understand what it was like at Gallipoli in 1915? Many books have been written and lately there have been some exceptional picture books that … Continue reading

Freshly Shelved

Freshly Shelved

Don’t forget to come in and borrow for the holidays. We have some wonderful new titles this term. Fiction, graphic novels, sports books, and books on Lego and Minecraft. Fiction and Graphic Novels Sports Lego and Minecraft What now? Add your thoughts in the comments below Ask the library to reserve this book for you … Continue reading

Review : Skulduggery Pleasant: The Dying Of the Light

Review : Skulduggery Pleasant: The Dying Of the Light

Title: Skulduggery Pleasant: The Dying Of the Light Author: Derek Landy Series: Yes Book 9 of Skulduggery Pleasant (final) Genre: Supernatural detective Available in the library: Yes hardcopy and Kindle Skulduggery Pleasant: The Dying Of the Light – review by Karune Walker Now if you are a massive fan of Derek Landy’s Skulduggery Pleasant series, then your excitement and … Continue reading