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St Robert of Newminster RC School and Sixth Form College
Group status: We're reading
We are reading our first books! Looking forward to sharing our thoughts at the first book group meeting after half term! Nice to hear everyone's thoughts on your first books! It's looking like Salt to the Sea is an early front runner for our group!

The Smell of Other People's Houses by Abbie
A personal favourite for me in terms of types of books, are those which are told from multiple narrative perspectives which, in the end, spiral togeth . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Ben
"Salt to the Sea" is a story from their own view that involves the greatest maritime disaster in history that very few would know (it isn't the Titani . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Chloe
Imagine a book that you start reading at 4 O'clock and then hours later you find yourself sprawled across your floor, book in hand, desperately trying . . .
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Beck by Amy
I haven't finished this book yet but so far it has been an interesting read which is impossible to put down once you get started. . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Laura
"The Bone Sparrow" is a powerful story about a boy named Subhi, living in the terrible conditions of a refugee camp. He is treated unfairly and has ba . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Amelia
"Wolf Hollow" is an amazing book with incredible plot twists and a gripping story line. It is about a young girl called Annabelle who lives near a pla . . .
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Railhead by Luke
It isn't very often you come across a book so special, so spectacular and so perfect that you want to fuse it into the core of your very being, so no . . .
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Railhead by Eden
First off, this book is definitely worth losing sleep over. After getting past the initial introduction, the story takes off - overflowing with danger . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Amy
This is a really good book for those looking for a more advanced read. The main characters are Alice Nightingale and Manny, who runs in the night, awa . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Julia
I really liked this book, especially the beginning because it truly shows that some people have difficulty in life and grow up in different environmen . . .
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Railhead by Lorenzo
Railhead is a futuristic novel with a human touch. This book is action packed but also portrays the special bond between man and machine. The main cha . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Mrs Stebbing
I really enjoyed reading "Wolf Hollow", not only were the descriptions of life through an 11 year old girl's eyes really engaging and empathetic, I th . . .
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Which is your favourite book from the shortlist so far?

Salt to the Sea
Wolf Hollow
The Bone Sparrow
The Stars at Oktober Bend
The Smell of Other People's Houses
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth