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Woodroffe Book Surfers
Lyme Regis, Dorset
Group status: Our first reviews are in! You can read them below. We are busy reading our second books!




Saint Death by Megan
This was a harrowing portrayal of life on the American/Mexican border. The reader follows Arturo as he navigates a maze of morals, cartels and loyalty . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Sam
Beyond The Bright Sea was a quick start and a quick finish, I couldn't put it down! It is about a young girl named crow who is interested in her past, . . .
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Release by Bella
Release was a beautifully written book and I was hooked throughout. The only thing was personally I didn't find Patrick Ness's sub-plot that engaging . . .
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After the Fire by Sid
After the fire was an incredibly interesting read, harking back to novels such as 1984, with its incredible commentary on freedom of information, free . . .
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Release by Honey
Release was a very cleverly written book where Ness uses a sub-plot to connect the characters together. its based around Adam, whose family is very st . . .
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Where the World Ends by Eleanor
I really enjoyed 'where the world ends' because it was a really exciting story of survival, and you never knew what was going to happen next. The boys . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Robert
I found that the narrative was interesting but quite slow and I took a while to become hooked. I liked the elements of a mystery and the fact that the . . .
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The Hate U Give by Nicole
'The Hate U Give' was an inspirational and well written book. Although I may not personally relate with the characters in everyday situations or my li . . .
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Release by Molly
I enjoyed most of this book. It was a very well through plot line, but I didn't understand the sub-plot with the girl that was murdered. I thought it . . .
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Rook by Ellyn
I thoroughly enjoyed 'Rook', because the narrative was one that I very much favour - first person, honest and chatty. This type of narrative really he . . .
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Wed Wabbit by May
I really enjoyed 'wed wabbit'; it developed deep characters and relationships, even though it had a childish pretext. It also had more than one meanin . . .
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Where the World Ends by Dulcie
This book was alright, it was well written, however I did feel like the storyline was a bit uneventful and I found the blurb was quite a misconception . . .
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Title: His Dark Materials: Book 1 Northern Lights
Author: Philip Pullman
Winning Year: 1995

When Lyra's friend Roger disappears, she and her daemon, Pantalaimon, are determined to find him. The ensuing quest leads them to the bleak splendour of the North, where armoured bears rule the ice, witch-queens fly through the frozen skies and a team of