Toot! Bingham, Nottingham Group status: Let's read the Carnegie Shortlist 2018!
A school library located at Toot Hill school. We have a group of student librarians that are avid readers and also help us out. But our doors are open to all students and we encourage students to read and talk about the books afterwards.
After the Fire by Sophie I really enjoyed this book. I am fascinated by the concept of cults so even though this was fiction I could tell Will had done a lot of research to ma . . . read full review
Beyond the Bright Sea by Sophie There were only a couple of things I enjoyed about this book. I loved the characters and the books setting. These were really fleshed out and gave you . . . read full review
Saint Death by Sophie When I first started this book I wasn't sure about it. The writing was unlike anything I've read and the world wasn't one I was used to. However, that . . . read full review
Release by Sophie There is no denying the fact that Patrick Ness can write. His words are captivating and poetic.
I was enticed by Release as I wondered what sort o . . . read full review
Title: The Bunker Diary Author: Kevin Brooks Winning Year: 2014
16-year-old Linus Weems has woken up in a low-ceilinged rectangular building, made entirely of whitewashed concrete, with no windows and no doors. The lift is the only way out. But this time when the lift comes, it isn't empty.
Will Hill worked
as a bartender, bookseller and in publishing before quitting to write
full-time. His first novel, Department 19 – the first in a
series of five – was published in 2011 to widespread acclaim. He lives in
Londo . . .