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Chobham Academy Book Group
40 Cheering lane, London
Group status: Looking forward to reading the books on the list this year , some strong contenders



We are a friendly group of keen readers who meet every Thursday lunchtimes to read and have discussions about books. Our group leader is Mrs Lynch, she's really "cool" but doesn't like Sci-Fi and Fantasy books. Mrs Bryden, our Librarian, helps us choose interesting and challenging books to read.

Lily

The Smell of Other People's Houses by Abhay
I think that this book is really favourable because it's about four extraordinary people and how their lives clash. My favourite person is Hank becaus . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Evie H
This book is written from the viewpoint of a 15 year old girl with a speech impediment-the book is not my personal favourite but it has its own unique . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Charlie Nelson
I thought that the start of wolf hollow was very interesting but the story was dragged on a bit. I thought that the end was very sad and i felt for th . . .
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Are you inspired by the shortlist this year

Yes, it looks really good
88% (148 votes)

Seems OK on the whole
6% (10 votes)

A mixed bag
4% (6 votes)

Same old stuff
1% (1 vote)

Not my cup of tea
2% (4 votes)

 
Title: Monsters of Men
Author: Patrick Ness
Winning Year: 2011

The third and final volume in the "Chaos Walking Trilogy" finds three armies marching on New Prentisstown, each intent on destroying the others. Todd and Viola are caught in the middle with no chance of escape or, it seems, of stopping the fighting. But