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Kings International College For Business and The Arts
Camberley, Surrey

Dear kings staff
Thank you for book club. i love it i can't wait to come again if i do. i hope i do. thank you very much i have really enjoyed this club farewell from talia yr5 mytchett primary school.
Posted on: 01 Jun 2012



Dear carnegie
To Carnegie thank you for this compition. in have realy enjoyed it thank you talia
Posted on: 01 Jun 2012



Small change for Stuart
I have have been reading this book for two weeks now. Until i bothered to read this book it took me one day to read. Thirteen days i ignored this book then when i started to read it soon i was glued to this book. This book is realistic its about a boy who finds out about his uncle Tony. Adventure trust relyabillity friendship and magic is what keeps this book into first place in the Carnegie awards. Even though it's a 8+ mothers,fathers,aunties and grandparents might love it. Small change for Stuart's author is so creative to write a marvelous book like this she should be proud she should win for a matter of reasons! You might like it. Surprise your self......
Posted on: 01 Jun 2012



All the books I have read in the carnegie
My favourite book in this whole thing has to be small change for stuart. It. Is. amazing. To be fair, I hated a midnight zoo, and my sister lives on the mantlepeice made me cry, but overall, read all of them, its your opinon after all!
Posted on: 01 Jun 2012



Small change for Stuart and what I think of the Carnegie books
I nearly finished Small Change for Stuart and it was an excellent book, I think all ages would love it even adults. I only read two Carnegie books and I wish I could of read more. I'm sure all of the books were brilliant but out of the two I read Small Change for Stuart would be the best. I've really enjoyed being part of this and I thank everyone who has helped and organised Carnegie! Also I thank the people who organised English Club!
Posted on: 01 Jun 2012



Whole Carnegie Experience
My whole Carnegie experience was great. The books actually put you in place of the characters & they were emotinal & heartfelt.
Posted on: 01 Jun 2012



english club
for starters this club certainly made me like reading more. The 214 pages I read were really cool. It was a very easy and exciting plot about a boy and a yew tree monster and stories also it is very realistic it was epic. but I wish I was old enough to read trash. bye bye kings
Posted on: 01 Jun 2012



Trash
reading trough the started to be intersting because it tells you other peoples opinons when the crime happened and what they think. the book spends a lot of time saying about saying others peopls opinon it was good in the begining but gets boring along the way. i dont think its a bad book its good if your ready to take the chance of reading it all the way beause the ending was good
Posted on: 01 Jun 2012



monster calls
i loved this book but do not read it if you are a girl that cries alot .it is amazing
Posted on: 25 May 2012



Small change for stuart
I'm nearly at page 100. It's an easy plot to follow. It is still a bit weird. You start reading and you DO NOT want to put it down. It's good for people who like adventures and magic?
Posted on: 25 May 2012



monster calls
i loved this book but do not read it if girl that cries alot it is amazing.
Posted on: 25 May 2012



My sister lives on the mantlepeice
This is the saddest book I have ever read. It is told from Jamie, a 10 year boy, who lost one of his sisters to a terrorist attack. He also lost his cat, Roger, in a car accident, his mother had an affair and his father drinks. They moved to the lake district and it all begins.
Posted on: 25 May 2012



a midnight zoo
THIS IS THE MOST BORING BOOK I HAVE EVER READ.!!!!!!! :-( this is because the plot was boring and very simple.
Posted on: 25 May 2012



A Monster Calls
I have finished this book & it keeps you guessing because you want to know what happens to the mum and the son. I cried reading the end of the book because I felt like I was in the position of the son. Patrick Ness really puts you in the position of the characters.
Posted on: 24 May 2012



Small Change for Stuart
I've just started the book. The opening is amazing. Looking at the blurb it seems very adventourous. At one part at the opening I got a little confused. But so far I would give the book 5 stars!!!
Posted on: 19 May 2012



a monster calls
This is very good, I want to see how it ends.
Posted on: 18 May 2012



"Everybody Jam"ah ah
Danny Dawson lives in the middle of Australian outback,his brother Jonny was killed in an accident last year and no-one ever talkes about him.His fourteen-year- old sister Sissy is pregant and his mum needs help in the house because Sissy is having a baby and she can't do anything anymore. So she decides to got someone to help her around the home. A pommie called Liz took the job of clening,cooking feeding chooks,pigs and calves(as they live in a Tanami Desert Cattle Station). Danny doesn't like Liz so he decided to teach the pommie a lesson.
Posted on: 18 May 2012



The Midnight Zoo (By Alec)
I hated this book. There is no plot, places switch far too quickly and you have to completely rewrite it to make any sense of it. I don't recommend this book and it is so boring I felt drowsy and got told off in class.
Posted on: 18 May 2012



Small change for stuart
i love thisbook
Posted on: 18 May 2012



Everybody Jam!!!!****
This book is about a boy called Danny Dawson lives in the middle of Australian outback in the dersert. His lives with his parents,two sisters and one brother but unfortunetly his brother Jonny was killed in an accident last year.His older sister Sissy is pregnant and he feel that his sister having a baby is a good excuse not to think about him any more but he doesn't want this to happen ,he wants to remember his brother.
Posted on: 11 May 2012



My name is Mina (continued, Lewis Poulter)
I am still really enjoying this book and am continuing to guess what will come next. So far, from last time I uploaded a post, this book has got very exciting and really kept me wanting to know more about Mina and her life. This book has really shocked me since I do not really like to read books about people's journals, however now I think that I will read many more books from this genre. I cant wait to finish it!!!
Posted on: 11 May 2012



Shadow Forest
The first time I attempted too read this book in school really I did not like the look of it.Soon I found out that it was my sisters favriote book, so I decided to give it a go.In the end ipicked this book up again and practically never put it down.I loved this book I've read it three times now and still every time I love it you might love this book to.This book is a fantasy about two kids samual and Martha one day their parents die so they have to live with their Aunt Eda.One day they discover that the forest outside their aunts house.
Posted on: 05 May 2012



Dear Olly
this is anothert michle moporgo book othert than the wreck of zanzibar this book is also very emotional but in a different way it's based on a now and day themed book.I would sugest it to people that like vbooks based on three different lifes and one is not human so that just makes it better
Posted on: 04 May 2012



The Wreck of the Zanzibar(NOT LISTED)
when i read this book i really enjoyed it. I woluld recomendb this book to people that like emoshinal books and diarys
Posted on: 04 May 2012



A Monster Calls
The opening of this book is amazing, it's very well written. It starts off with a boy called Conor who is having nightmares. The nightmares started because Conor's mum is having treatments. Later in the book, Conor's grandma says that he is going to have to live with her and Conor knows whats going to happen to his mum. There's two things I don't like, it is set mostly in the night so I would like to hear a little bit more of Conor's daily life. The other thing is that it is very jumpy from time to time. Also can sometimes get a little bit confusing. Overall it is a brilliant book!!
Posted on: 04 May 2012



ben style monster calls
this is a very good book because it put you in the story this really helps you understand and feel the emotions it also it has epic pictures this helps you imagine it if I would have to rate out of ten I would give 10
Posted on: 04 May 2012



SMALL CHANGE FOR STUART
This book is intresting so far. From the reviews i could enjoy this boo k more than i liked The Midnight Zoo.
Posted on: 04 May 2012



The Midnight Zoo
This book wasn't excactly reccommended to me, but I decided to give it a go. I think that there is a wolf in it and from what I've heard there are talking animals in it to! It seems like this book is set in the scene of a war and a zoo is discovered with animals who desperatly need help. Wish me luck wiht this book!
Posted on: 04 May 2012



The Midnight zoo-beginning(jack)
This book starts in a bombed out town. Then progressing into a zoo where they are scared by a wolf in a cage.bombers then come over and further obliterate the town. After this has happened the animals in the zoo start to talk... I think that the next thing to happen will be that the main characters will let the animals out of the cages. the children will then by helped across war torn Europe by the animals.
Posted on: 04 May 2012



My name is Mina (midway - first impressions)
So far i am really enjoying this book since it has kept me guessing and is really hard to predict what will happen next. I have been dyeing to read more to find out more about Mina and her life, so far I have learnt that Mina is a very excitable weird character that has a very strong imagination. This creates a very weird but enjoyable reading experience. So far i would definately recomend you grab this book when it is available.
Posted on: 04 May 2012



A Small Change For Stuart
I finished this book and enjoyed it so much! It's well described and my favourite part is when Stuart finds his Uncle's secret workshop and open a hole in the bandstand. In parts of the book its a bit hard to understand but as you read on, you find yourself being sucked in futher. Usually, I would finish a book quickly, but this book leaves you with a feeling of suspence and your mind says, "Don't read on." I really like the feeling of magic and happines this book leaves you with, the evilness of Jeanie, the Scrooge like change of Clifford and the determined feel of April and Stuart heading out to ambush the museum. I recommend this book highly to those between the age 10 and 12 and those who like Harry Potter and/or fantasy books.
Posted on: 04 May 2012



The Midnight Zoo
the midnight zoo is very boring but well descriptive. im not keen when the book is really described so long that i get bored. you might like this book but i don't
Posted on: 04 May 2012



My sister lives on the mantelpiece
This book was very heartwarming and sad. I thought that it was very good and it made me think because it was about a boy called Jamie and his sister Rose died, she was the twin of Jasmine. My friends are twins and they are identical like in the book. I could not even start to imagine how it feels like if one of my friends died!
Posted on: 04 May 2012



Trash
The first chapter of the book is about a fourteen year old boy named Raphel and his friend Grado. they both live at the dumpsite, everyday they look into pile of rubbish to find things. Luckly for Raphel he found a bag containing 1100 peroes, a map, key, and and ID card. he shared the money wth his friend Grado but that night the police came and said they were looking for a bag. "Trouble alert"
Posted on: 03 May 2012



The Hunger Games (Not Shortlisted)
This is one of the best books I have ever read. When I first saw this I thought, " This looks good, but not as good as Harry Potter". I was wrong. I would recommend it to anyone. NO SPOILERS!
Posted on: 27 Apr 2012



my name is mina (my predictions)
i am really excited to start reading this book because it looks like it is about minas life. this caught my eye since i have never read a review about a book about somebody's life. i have also heard a lot of positive feedback from the sequel skellig. i can't wait!!
Posted on: 27 Apr 2012



Trash
Reading the blub of the book and also seeing the cover I think this book will be about three guys trying to escape from trouble but ending up in trash and dirty city.Also the boys have a mysterious secret.They need help or a miracle to be saved.
Posted on: 27 Apr 2012



The Midnight Zoo
I think that this book will be about a zoo open at midnight.Looking at the front cover i think this book is themed in world war 2.
Posted on: 27 Apr 2012



A Small Change For Stuart
The first thing that drew me to this book was the eye-catching front cover. On closer inspection, I discovered the title was "A Small Change For Stuart". I turned the book over and checked the blurb. It read "Stuart Horten ~ Ten years old but small for his age ~ Moves to the dreary town of Beeton, far away from all his friends. But in Beeton begins the strangest adventure of Stuarts life...". This intrigued me, and I had a look at the first page. I noticed that, from the first line, it went straight into the story. I think that, because of the cover, Stuart is phoning somebody in a classic London phone-box, but runs out of change. He finds a small coin, uses it, and then either he gets sent somewhere or sent back in time. I cannot wait to start reading this book.
Posted on: 27 Apr 2012



a monster calls
I think this will be about a monster attacking a cottage in the country side in victorian times at night. It said on the blurb that the monster is from one of his night mares.
Posted on: 27 Apr 2012



My sister lives on the mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher
i think this book is about 10 year old Jamie's sister has died and the whole family is struggeling to get over the loss.
Posted on: 27 Apr 2012



The Death Defying Pepper Roux
I have started The Death Defying Pepper Roux and I think it is ok. The beginning of the book is really good but when you have just got in to it you start to get confused because you think who would do such a thing(not gonig to say what don't want to spoil it for others). I am going to carry on reading it and see what happens and see if it gets better. Fallen angel xx
Posted on: 16 Jun 2011



White crow
I have just finished white crow and it was brilliant. I found the end a bit confusing but the story line was great. I like how it has two different stories- the priest and Rebecca and the opinion of Ferelith. I also liked the authorís note about the inspirations for the story. I found the search about where we go after we die and lengths people will go to find out in the story interesting.
Posted on: 10 Jun 2011



White crow
I have just finished white crow and it was brilliant. I found the end a bit confusing but the story line was great. I like how it has two different stories- the priest and Rebecca and the opinion of Ferelith. I also liked the authorís note about the inspirations for the story. I found the search about where we go after we die and lengths people will go to find out in the story interesting.
Posted on: 10 Jun 2011



White crow
I have just finished white crow and it was brilliant. I found the end a bit confusing but the story line was great. I like how it has two different stories- the priest and Rebecca and the opinion of Ferelith. I also liked the authorís note about the inspirations for the story. I found the search about where we go after we die and lengths people will go to find out in the story interesting.
Posted on: 10 Jun 2011



Out of the Shadows . . . hmmmm
I found this an interesting read. The concept of one moment in time that could have changed the course of history for an entire country is very powerful and makes a fantastic read. The character of Robert is somewhat confusing at times, the writer seems to avoid giving the reader much information regarding his emotional state and responses. Whilst this enables the reader to make his or her own judgement, for some readers this creates a seemingly empty character that is quite difficult to connect with. The book was effectively shocking with various events that shook me, even as an adult reader, and several moments that forced me to put the book down and take a breather! Overall, this was a good read and worth it for slightly older readers since younger readers might find some of the events disturbing although they are often only generally implied.
Posted on: 10 Jun 2011



Out of the Shadows . . . hmmmm
I found this an interesting read. The concept of one moment in time that could have changed the course of history for an entire country is very powerful and makes a fantastic read. The character of Robert is somewhat confusing at times, the writer seems to avoid giving the reader much information regarding his emotional state and responses. Whilst this enables the reader to make his or her own judgement, for some readers this creates a seemingly empty character that is quite difficult to connect with. The book was effectively shocking with various events that shook me, even as an adult reader, and several moments that forced me to put the book down and take a breather! Overall, this was a good read and worth it for slightly older readers since younger readers might find some of the events disturbing although they are often only generally implied.
Posted on: 10 Jun 2011



Out of the Shadows . . . hmmmm
I found this an interesting read. The concept of one moment in time that could have changed the course of history for an entire country is very powerful and makes a fantastic read. The character of Robert is somewhat confusing at times, the writer seems to avoid giving the reader much information regarding his emotional state and responses. Whilst this enables the reader to make his or her own judgement, for some readers this creates a seemingly empty character that is quite difficult to connect with. The book was effectively shocking with various events that shook me, even as an adult reader, and several moments that forced me to put the book down and take a breather! Overall, this was a good read and worth it for slightly older readers since younger readers might find some of the events disturbing although they are often only generally implied.
Posted on: 10 Jun 2011



White Crow
I have just finished the White Crow and I think it is a great book. I think the story is great and when you read it you can't stop because you want to find out what is going to happen.The one thing I don,t like about the book is the parts about the priest, I find them a bit boring and just want to get on with the rest of the book.Fallen angel xxxx
Posted on: 10 Jun 2011



The Bride's Farewell by Meg Rosoff - Part 2
So, I finishes reading the Bride's Farewell, and it's not that bad. Every who read the first part of it said it was rubbish, but I though it was Ok, because it gets better towards the end of the book. It has a really nice ending as well. I have a feeling that if I bought this book, it would sit in my book case and i would never read it again, except to demstrate how some book are boring and meaningless. -- NightReader :) --
Posted on: 10 Jun 2011



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Posted on: 24 May 2011



The Bride's Farewell by Meg Rosoff - Part 1
I've started reading this book, and I'm about halfway through. The beginning was quite slow and boring, and the only reaon I kept reading was because I am determined to read all of the books.... Anyway, I got to about a third of the way through and it started to get interesting! It's not as good as Prisoner of the Inquisition, but I still really want to know what's going to happen. I don't like the way that it keeps flipping between what's happening right now and what happened when she was five, because I want to know whether she's going to find ____ and her _____ again, and why she's ___ ____. -- NightReader :) --
Posted on: 23 May 2011



Prisoner of the Inquistion by Theresa Breslin
I really, really, really liked this book! The storyline is really creative and there are twists in the plot that you wouldn't expect. The book drew me in from the moment I started reading! -- NightReader :) --
Posted on: 23 May 2011



The death defying pepper roux
This book is good, but it didn't really hold my interest for very long. I thought it was really unbelievable, and although this was probably the point - to get the reader to fantasize - I just didn't enjoy it as much as i thought and expected i would
Posted on: 20 May 2011



HELP!!!
Please join me in the protest against the name 'Books of Kings'!!!!!!! We stand for the simple name book club Peter Green, Anna Prescott, Sophie Claire, Molly Wilsden, Ellie Wilsden, Shannon Hinchliffe
Posted on: 13 May 2011



The Bride's Farewell
I liked this book, although it was quite hard to understand at the begining. It was hard to remember all of the characters names. However, after about twenty pages it got better as the main character moved away from most of the confusing names. I think the end was quite satisfying, it was what i wanted to happen the whole way through the book. :) Mols123
Posted on: 13 May 2011



Out of the Shadows
Began reading 'Out of the Shadows', very good beginning . Quite easy to get into. The Reader
Posted on: 13 May 2011



Prisoner of the Inquisiton
I really liked this book, it was really easy to get into - the plot was easy to understand and the characters were easy to relate to. I managed to read it quickly. :) Mols123
Posted on: 13 May 2011




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Posted on: 13 May 2011



Out of Shadows by Whatshisname
I really liked reading this book, you really get a feel for the main characters. Even though you don't hear much about the narrator's feelings, you can imagine them yourself, which means the reader almost becomes part of the story as they read it! Would definatley reccomend this to a friend! -- NightReader :) --
Posted on: 13 May 2011



Prisoner of the inquisition
I started to read Prisoner of the inquisition a few weeks ago but got bored of it so I started to read other books but I have gone back to it and I think it is a really good book. I am only half way in but I like the way the book tells two storys at the same time.I hope it gets even better the more I read. ;) Fallen Angel xx
Posted on: 06 May 2011



The "punny" Group Info
Like I said on the info section, we need our new puns up for this year! So get on with it! - I'm not going to put my name here, because if I do, I'm going to get a lot of stick for calling all you guys monkeys... Anyway, get to it!
Posted on: 06 May 2011



White Crow by Marcus Sedgwick
Looky here! The first blog post that's actually book-related! Anyway, I read White Crow a few weeks ago. I thought it was quite a good story line, but it took a while to get into the story - it was kinda long-winded. I liked how there's all these little twists in the plot, but I wouldn't recommend it. -- NightReader :) --
Posted on: 06 May 2011



Dusting Off The Webpage
So, we're dusting off the webpage for a brand new year of books! The list looks good, and I'm hoping I get to read all of them! -- NightReader :) -- P.S. Hey guys, make sure you put your name at the end of the post or we won't know who it's from!
Posted on: 06 May 2011



hahaha
i got bored and i m writing
Posted on: 06 May 2011



hahaha
i got bored and i m writing
Posted on: 06 May 2011



Hello and Welcome Back...
Hello all fellow readers. This year I AM GOING TO READ ALL THE BOOKS! (maybe) Bubbles xxxxxx
Posted on: 06 May 2011



The Graveyard book
I have just finished the the graveyard book and I think it was great.Bod is a really funny boy and he just makes you laugh as you read the book. So over all I think is was a great book and I would read it again.
Posted on: 13 Jun 2010



boy in the striped pijamas
its great so far. I have read it once already and had to read it agian. so siad realy good from emzy.c xx
Posted on: 11 Jun 2010



The Graveyard Book - Neil Gaiman
I read the Graveyard Book a while ago. It was interesting, but not the best book I ever read. It was basically loads of different stories about the same person packed into loads of different chapters, one after the other. NightReader :P
Posted on: 11 Jun 2010



Revolver
I have just started this book and I think it is very interesting.It is about a man with his family.His father died in the snow.Even the died can tell storys.I cant what to finish it.
Posted on: 11 Jun 2010



This is bookworm done up in Chains (see the pun???)
Well, to be honest I've only read the first five chapters, and so far it seems ok. The characters haven't fully developed yet, but it won't take that long, I'm hoping! (Typed by Spanner)
Posted on: 11 Jun 2010



Fever crumb
I have just finished this book and I think it was great. The way the writer has written the book is great. He has written it in the future but technology has gone down hill. I like the idea of the new race of humans 'scriven' that could take over London and be powerful but then be hunted to extinction. I can't wait to read the A Web Of War, the next in the series.
Posted on: 11 Jun 2010



Chains
I have read the first chapter of chains it is brilliant can't wait to read more!! by Crazy Page Turner
Posted on: 11 Jun 2010



Nation (the mst boring book ever, takes an age to get going and by that time i had given up)
i have already sort of said what i think of Nation in the title but one more thing: it may be called nation but it is not the Nations greatest book From Chatterbox xx
Posted on: 11 Jun 2010



Chains- they're holding me back
I read by building up momentum, with it I can blaze through a series in weeks; without it it can take me weeks to finish a book, If I finish at all. Chains is a case in point. The first thirty pages are the euivalent of a collosal wall. I've tried to scrabble up it time and time again but I fail every time. In my desperation I found a new book. Bernard Corwell's The Pale Horseman. This is the antithesis of a book like Chains. It was fantastic and in two weeks I finished the entire quadrilogy. Pace is as important as cultural enrichment. I have heard other commenters say that Chains is a wonderful book. But if the beggining prevents me acessesing the message there is very little point. Lord of Literature
Posted on: 11 Jun 2010



Chains - Laurie Halse Aderson
I finished Chains a while ago so I'm bloggin again. I thought it was the best book so far, and I think I'm going to stick to my opinion. The storyline was great and the story hooked me in right from the beggining. Some of it nearly made me cry, and now I'm desperate to read the second in the series, Forge. NightReader :P (PS. Grrr Chatterbox)
Posted on: 11 Jun 2010



This is actully chatterbox but i don't know my login, so i am using nightreaders account (don't tell her)!
right i have read only two books (rubbish i know). Chains was the best book ever ever ever, as i read the book i joined isabelle on her journey i really really want to read the sequl to carry on that amazing adventure. The graveyard book was so imaginitive and wierd, there was a brilliant storyline and different twists and turns in Bods life. So really good books so far. From Chatterbox P.S. My new motto: Chains to win!
Posted on: 11 Jun 2010



Nation - Terry Pratchett
I read Nation ages ago and now I'm bloggin. I thought it was ok, but not very funny, like his other books. The idea of the storyline was quite good, but it was very simple and slow to get into the story. NightReader :P
Posted on: 11 Jun 2010



cheese
I felt like writing something random not about books cheeeeeeeeeeeeeeese
Posted on: 11 Jun 2010



Nation the disappointment
Started Nation and I HATE it.I just don't understand the book, there's to much going on at the same time.So I have stoped reading it. I'm going to get Graveyard book at the weekend.I hope its better than Nation.From the front of the book it looks like it may have a bit of horror in it ,which I like.
Posted on: 07 May 2010



Nation
Just finshed Nation.I loved it!! Can't wait to start the graveyard book
Posted on: 07 May 2010



Terry Pratchett
I have just read some of Terry Pratchett's Nation it is good so far I want to continue I cannot wait to hear the end.
Posted on: 07 May 2010





Posted on: 03 Jul 2009



Bogchild - ??
I finished bogchild quite a while ago... it was quite good. I suppose there are better books, but it was okay. Definatly better than Creature of the Night. From Nightreader xx
Posted on: 03 Jul 2009



Bogchild - ??
I finished bogchild quite a while ago... it was quite good. I suppose there are better books, but it was okay. Definatly better than Creature of the Night. From Nightreader xx
Posted on: 03 Jul 2009



wow wow wow wow wow this is now officially my favourite book ever...
I read Airman a couple of days ago and couldn't be bothered to blog. But then I was doing my english Hwk and got bored, so I thought I'd drop a line. I LOVE THIS BOOK!!! :D Airman has everything a good book needs to have, adventure, good characters, romance, etc... You feel so much sympathy for poor Conor. Plus for a very big book, it's easy to read and I gurantee you'll be finished too soon. Okay better go finish my English homework. Sasquatch x
Posted on: 05 Jun 2009



Holidays!!
The holidays was great i got to do a lot more reading and have fun.I can not wait for the next book club and more cakes.
Posted on: 02 Jun 2009



The Knife of Never Letting Go - Patrick Ness
TODAY I finished The Knife of Never Letting Go. It's a bit of everything, really. There's some really sad bits, and some happy bits and some just plain WEIRD bits, but it didn't really pull me in. Some of it was a bit confusing what with all the Noise (yes Noise with a capital because you'll understand if you've read the book) but it was still good. Now I'm gonna be all judemental like Shannon (aka Cosmic Chatterbox) and say that Bog Child is going to be a bit creepy. From Nightreader xx
Posted on: 30 May 2009



Black Rabbit Summer - Kevin Brooks
I have finished reading Black Rabbit Summer... well about two weeks ago so... anyway, from reading the blurb, you'd think that the book would be very creepy but it's only a weeny bit creepy so THERE Shannon who said it was creepy WITHOUT even reading it. I loved this book and I couldn't stop reading it! The plot is a bit sinister, and the main character seems to spend most of his time being drunk / hallucinating, but it's a good book all the same! If you haven't read it then READ IT because it is so interesting. From Nightreader xx
Posted on: 30 May 2009



Ostrich Boys - Keith Gray
I have finished reading Ostrich Boys... well actually about three weeks ago so... anyway, I thought it was really great, the way that they stood up for their friend, even though it broke up their friendship and even after they found out the truth. I think it just goes to show; you think you know a person, and then they go and do something you never EVER thought they would do... good book all the same. From Nightreader xx
Posted on: 30 May 2009



Cosmic - Frank Cotrell Boyce
I have finished Cosmic... well I finished it about five weeks ago so... anyway I think that it is a very funny book, a sort of Mr Bean type humour (things going wrong and people laughing at them). I am not a particular fan of this humour, but I LOVED this book!! From Nightreader xx
Posted on: 30 May 2009



Missing out on cake oh no!!!!
The school trip was great but we had to miss the club and miss the cake oh no.We will all go next time i am sure.Lets hope we have more cake next time
Posted on: 16 May 2009



School Trip
Me (pgtipps) and a few other shadowers are going on a trip on friday and will miss book club!!!!!! SORRY EVERYONE!!!!!!! I expect that we will all be reading for the FULL 2 and a half hours! (Don't worry, if you don't, I wont tell if you won't!) Hope you all have fun and SAVE US SOME CAKES!
Posted on: 13 May 2009



Air Man
I am now 3/4 of the way through Air Man. At the start of the book it is a bit 'Cheesy' but don't be put off! Its a really great book. I didn't really like the Artemis Fowl books but this book is really good! READ IT!!!! (O-O) Pgtipps!!
Posted on: 13 May 2009



Ostrich Boys on the run!!
I have got a bit more in to the Ostrich Boys and i love it.I am at the bit where they have ran away with Ross.I can not wait to read on.Will they get to where they want to or not i will have to wait and see.
Posted on: 13 May 2009



Ostrich Boys
I have just started Ostrich Boys and i think it is a great book.When i first looked at the front of the book i did not like the look of it but when you start to read it its great.I can not wait till the end.
Posted on: 12 May 2009



Oh yes! one down, 6(?) to go!!
so I finished reading 'Black Rabbit Summer' today. There was much speculation as to the books unusual title, so I picked it up and decided to discovery its meaning. All I can say is wow. It wasn't a particularily nice book; by this I mean its not afraid to explore the darker side of teenage life. Drugs, suicide and a mangled rabbit all make significant appearances. Even so, I enjoyed reading it. The book tells the story of 15-year-old Pete, who recieves a call from an old friend asking if he wants to meet up with 'the gang' and go to the funfair. However the group are no where near as friendly towards each other as first suggested. This continues throughout the evening until Pete realises that his best friend Raymond has gone missing. The rest of the gang think Raymond is a weirdo (he says his rabbit talks to him for example) and so its not suprising that no one else gives a damn about Raymond's safety-especially since teen celebrity Stella Ross has also disappeared from the funfair. However Pete is determined to find Raymond, and the truth behind the night at the funfair, whatever the cost... Sasquatch x
Posted on: 10 May 2009



5 Timing!
Sitting at home waiting for the books to arrive at the libary when i get a phone call saying one of my books has arrived! Finaly!!! I went in to collect it and suddenly the librarian gave me 5 books. Now trting to juggle them so i can read all of them at once. Here are the five books: Black rabbit summer, Bog child, Knife of never letting go, Airman and Creature of the night. See you all monday!! Pgtipps
Posted on: 09 May 2009



Can't get my claws on 'Cosmic'...
Sorry to have missed you all yesterday Shadowers... and I still haven't an inkling about 'Cosmic'. I enjoyed 'Creature of the Night' so much I finished it in one evening, which is amazing for me (and I'm a teacher!). For the senior stretchy shadowers, it would make a really fascinating book to compare with the recent play 'The Weir' by Conor McPherson..... the first shadower to read it is a supremo and will get some kind of as yet undetermined prize. It contains some ...shall we say... robust language so, like a number on this year's shortlist, it comes with a health warning. What I loved most about 'Creature of the NIght' was the simple way that the female author described some of the thought processes undergone by the main character. He often made such bad choices you almost felt like shouting at him - 'It's beyond you!' like panto. In fact the book made me think harder about why young people can end up in trouble. Let's be honest, some of the book is bleak. I often run screaming from a book that is going to ask me to cope with life being anything less than exciting and wholesome. I suppose that's what's so great about 'doing' the Carnegie... What do you lot think? It is TOO bleak? Would you recommend it to others? Does the ending have an influence on your choice? Is anyone EVER going to lend me 'Cosmic'? Your ever faithful Shakespur x PS Are you up and running now Sasquatch? Can't have you lagging behind now can we?
Posted on: 09 May 2009



How can I write a blog when the stupid delivery van has not arrived AND my last blog mysteriously deletes itself.
okay grrr. I'm annoyed the blog that I'd just written took ages, and not to be to big-headed, but I was quite proud of it. So how come it just vamooshed into thin air. Oh well As you've probs guessed the books havent arrived yet after I ordered them from Waterstones website 10 days ago. I'm pretty much the outcast of book club who doesnt have a clue about why everyones arguing over whether cosmic is hilarious or just plain stupid. Will blog again once I've found out. Ciao Sasquatch x *NEWS FLASH when I got home the books had arrived :D!!!...well 3 of them at least....*
Posted on: 08 May 2009



I am trying to be more inventive than the others by creating a catchy and affective title.... but i haven't thought of one. (its about cosmic!)
I really enjoyed Cosmic. You feel like your really traveling with Liam and Florida to Drax World. I coudn't put it down. It only took me a day to finish it! There is not much else I can say about it as I don't want to give the AMAZING AND INVENTIVE ending away. Pgtipps
Posted on: 08 May 2009



Steam-punk rocker
Think back to the time of horse drawn carriages; steam trains; the first cars, then add flying machines and other outlandish technology, and you have the sub-genre known as steam punk. It is this pseudo-sci-fi setting for Eion Colfer's new novel Airman. I got this book a couple of Christmasses back and have loved it ever scince. As I was already hooked on Colfer's Artemis Fowl books it was an easy sell.A twsitng plot set in a beautifully imagined era made it worth my while
Posted on: 08 May 2009



Cosmic
I am on page 113 and now i think it is great.Before i did not like it.The bits about when Liam has to be a dad is great.When Liam nearly crashes the car is really funny ha ha.I can not wait until the end!!
Posted on: 08 May 2009



What A Finsh!!!!!
I finished cosmic a couple days ago and i really enjoyed it. I felt like i was travelling to draxworld with liam. The author used lots of imagery which really interested me. COSMIC CHATTERBOX
Posted on: 08 May 2009



Yes Someone's read that Series!!
I have also read the Demonata series!! I can't beleive someone else ha read it as well!! From Nightreader xx
Posted on: 08 May 2009



Dark Calling
Okay, I've reserved Creature of the Night and Cosmic from my local library so this week I read "Dark Calling" by Darren Shan.It's the ninth and penultimate book in the Demonata series, which describes the journey of three individuals who each discover a world of magic, adventure and demons... Get yourselves prepared for a sci-fi, fantasy horror with mild language. Pantsman-Put your pants on the right way!!!!
Posted on: 08 May 2009



Stuck in cosmic
Im still on cosmic but enjoying it now. I havent got far but i thibk i knoe what will happen, I THINK that Liam and the rest of the people will go into space... and get stuck. So, yeah, I think that because my brother told me! bookworm
Posted on: 08 May 2009



Creature of the Night - Kate Thompson
I have just finished reading Creature of the Night by Kate Thompson. It's a good book, with a bit of a moral; it shows just HOW badly drugs and smoking and stealing can affect your life. It's a bit of a Dark story, but I think that it's a good book for Older Readers, because it has a few bad words in it!! From Nightreader xx
Posted on: 08 May 2009



cosmic
I have just started Cosmic and i think it is ok but is aimed at younger readers.I think it is to easy to read and needs to be more exciting.I have also started Airman and i think that its's great it's exciting.I can't wait to see what else is going to happen!!
Posted on: 06 May 2009



I AM COSMIC
Last night I only just started 'cosmic', and to be honest, its not that great. I was excpeting laugh out loud comedy, but its not. Oh well! boookworm
Posted on: 01 May 2009



Airman - Eoin Colfer
i've just finished reading Airman by Eoin Colfer. It's a brilliant book, but is a bit slow at the start. I think anyone could read it if they have the time, it's THAT brilliant (but rather BIG). From Nightreader xx
Posted on: 01 May 2009



Houston we have a problem!
Have just concluded the torturous task of reading 'Cosmic'. This is a book aimed at the 'tweenie' population, the characters are 2 dimensional at best, depressingly annoying at worst. I understand the need to include a book aimed at a younger audience but this wouldn't even stretch a fly! In a group that also includes brilliant novels such as 'Airman'. I found this disapointing.
Posted on: 01 May 2009



Cosmic!
I have just got Cosmic from the local library. This was a challenge in itself! Just started reading it, am loving the opening chapter, made me giggle! COSMIC CHATTERBOX
Posted on: 01 May 2009



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