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St Bede's Inter-Church School

Group status: Eagerly reading!



After the Fire by Megan
I think After the Fire is a very interesting book. Although, the idea could be considered more unusual, basing the story around a religious camp, make . . .
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After the Fire by Miriam
After the Fire was a book about a teenage girl called Moonbeam and her life in a cult. Moonbeam survives a fire and then is brought to a special hosp . . .
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After the Fire by Edwin
I have spoken to many people about this book, and the overall opinion is that this book is very good. I completely agree with this statement because t . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Edwin
This book is not a good book. It is very slow and the plot barely exist. It is slow but not in a well described way but in the way that it becomes bor . . .
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Where the World Ends by Edwin
This book is OK. The plot is OK, the characters are OK and the setting is OK. This book was based on a real event which I think tied it down. The stor . . .
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Release by Edwin
I found this book disappointing. Patrick Ness has written some of the best books I have ever read and this just doesn't stand up to what I expected of . . .
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Saint Death by Edwin
I have enjoyed reading this book and I thought that it was a very good book. Many of the books on the shortlist are somewhat related to reality howeve . . .
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Saint Death by Megan
I think Saint Death is a very interesting book. I’ve never read anything like this before, so it was so intriguing for me to read. One of the main foc . . .
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Rook by Miriam
Rook was a very good read. Although it was a short book the storyline was very interesting. It is about a boy called Nicky who is bullied at school an . . .
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Where the World Ends by Megan
Where the World Ends is a good book. Having the plot based on a real-life place is definitely one of my favourite elements of this book. Another good . . .
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Rook by Megan
Rook is a very interesting book, and I did enjoy reading it. The plot begins with a narrative from the rook’s perspective, which was very intriguing . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Miriam
I really enjoyed 'Beyond the Bright Sea.' It was a mysterious start, the book was filled with adventure. It was about a girl called Crow who when she . . .
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After the Fire by Josie
After the Fire is an amazing book. I love the contrast between before the fire and after the fire. This has been my favourite book so far because of t . . .
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The Hate U Give by Megan
I absolutely loved this book! It has such a powerful message behind it which is I think probably one of its best features. The plot really gave me a n . . .
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The Hate U Give by Maria
This book, although not one I would pick up normally, was a very good one, and I enjoyed reading it. It had a very realistic plot, and I found the use . . .
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Where the World Ends by Miriam
This book was very interesting. It was about a boy called Quill and his adventure on the sea stack - a boat which every summer he and boys from the vi . . .
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Rook by Angela
I disliked this book. I thought that the plot was rather dull and nothing more happened than what was outlined in the blurb. I felt that the character . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Agatha
I thought Beyond the Bright Sea was a good book. The plot was exiting and historical though slightly repetitive. At the beginning it spoils some of th . . .
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Release by Megan
Release is a very emotionally-moving book that is based on some real-life problems. It is about a gay boy growing up in a Christian household. The one . . .
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The Hate U Give by Hannah
I thought this book was absolutely amazing! The plot was good and it started quite early, and it wasn't focused on one main thing, it had other mini p . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Miriam
Wed Wabbit is a funny book about a girl called Fidge who ends up in the Land of Wimbly Woos. This land was one from her sister, Minnie's book. Fidge a . . .
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Saint Death by Emilia
Saint Death is a very interesting novel regarding the American/Mexican border. I believe that this book has an excellent storyline and is the perfect . . .
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The Hate U Give by Orla
I thought that this book was a very touching to read. It is also very relevant to what happens in today's society and deals with the concept of racism . . .
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Rook by Hannah
I enjoyed the book and was a bit disappointing about how short it was. I think the writer could've made the story longer. Other than it being short, I . . .
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Saint Death by
I enjoyed this book but I didn't feel like much happened. I found it annoying how I could guess what was about to happen. I thought the writing style . . .
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Saint Death by
I enjoyed this book but I didn't feel like much happened. I found it annoying how I could guess what was about to happen. I thought the writing style . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Hannah
I enjoyed this book. It had an exciting plot that kicked in very near to the start, so it pulled me in. Even though the characters were a bit childish . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Megan
I liked reading Wed Wabbit. The plot is interesting and inventive and makes me as a reader want to read on. This is probably because the plot is so in . . .
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Saint Death by Hannah
I very much enjoyed this book, it really pulled me in and I couldn't stop reading. It was written very well. . . .
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Where the World Ends by Hannah
I did not like the book, it didn't have an exciting plot and the only thing that made it more exciting happened within the last 100 or so pages. . . .
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Wed Wabbit by William
I found this quite humorous although the way everything was becoming bleached was a little unusual and I found it a little strange that they made the . . .
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The Hate U Give by Miriam
'The Hate U Give' was a very moving book based on the life of black Americans and the hardship of their lives. Starr is the main character, a teenage . . .
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Where the World Ends by Hannah
I found the book extremely boring, there wasn't enough excitement, and the plot wasn't good. not much happened. . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Agatha
Overall I think Wed Wabbit is a rather good book. As the cover suggests it is quite strange to start off with but you do get use to it and I found I e . . .
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Where the World Ends by Josie
This is a well-written book, the language is very good and sets a clear tone for the story. But it has its ups and downs. The plot is very complicate . . .
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Saint Death by
Saint Death was a well written book with a well structured plot and mostly believable characters in my opinion. Despite some of the actions being desc . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Hannah
I liked the book, although I thought it went on for a bit too long after the bit where they found what they were looking for. Although there were some . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Eleanor
The characters in this book were all really believable and easy to relate to. I particularly liked Minnie, because she is really cute and funny (a typ . . .
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Saint Death by Josie
Over the course of a few days this book captured me. But not exactly in a good way... I really do not get the concept of this book it confused me a . . .
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Release by Josie
Release is quite a moving book, it deals with the problems of being gay in a Christian family. Its use of strong language and explicit content leaves . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Hannah
I liked the book, although I thought it went on for a bit too long after the bit where they found what they were looking for. Although there were some . . .
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Saint Death by Carmela
Saint Death is an excellent book about the conflict around the border separating the USA and Mexico. It really helps you understand the amount of conf . . .
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After the Fire by Orla
The book overall was really interesting as it almost forced you to read on with all its shocking, heartbreaking and interesting stories. It helped me . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Samuel
The book "Beyond the Bright Sea" is a story about a child called Crow with parents she doesn't know and how she tries to find them. But as she tries t . . .
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Netherall School
Parkside Book Club
Coleridge Book Fiends
Cambridge,
Rock Road Library (Bookworms Group)
Which book has the best cover?

Wed Wabbit
Rook
Beyond the Bright Sea
Where the World Ends
After the Fire
Saint Death
The Hate You Give
Release
 
Title: Tamar
Author: Mal Peet
Winning Year: 2005

This is an enthralling and multi-layered novel that traces the story of two men caught up in secret operations in World War Two. It looks at the negative impact that war has on those involved and on succeeding generations. Guilt and its ramifications lie