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Release by Melinda This is a mature book which explores LGBTQ+ themes. It ventures into a fantastical world alongside the realistic, which can be jarring at times. The e . . . read full review
Rook by - Although Rook was a very quick read, the level of detail and depth of character was superb. The connection between the main character and the reader q . . . read full review
After the Fire by Mrs Bartlett There is no shying away from the fact that this book covers traumatic events, and is a sometimes shocking read. But it is gripping and exciting. The . . . read full review
Title: Salt to the Sea Author: Ruta Sepetys Winning Year: 2017
It's early 1945 and a group of people trek across Germany, bound together by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land. Four young people, each haunted by their own dark secret, narrate their unforgettable stori
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 . . .