Queen Elizabeth`s Grammar School Ashbourne, Derbyshire Group status: Reading,that is all we do!
First week of reading for the QEGS group, the nine readers have just started reading.
Wolf Hollow by Millie I found this book interesting but vague to start with, not quite knowing exactly where it was set or what life was like; however by half way through I . . . read full review
The Smell of Other People's Houses by Immie I really got into this book from almost the first page and found the intertwined personas of narrators very intriguing, but with some characters the w . . . read full review
The Smell of Other People's Houses by Millie I really enjoyed watching the individual stories evolve and connect forming a web of interlaced events. I also liked seeing a different point of view . . . read full review
Wolf Hollow by Emily This book is an enthralling journey through the life of Annabelle, the central character in this novel, that is full of imagery and intrigue. However, . . . read full review
Salt to the Sea by Holly I thought that Salt to the sea was an incredibly well written novel that closely reflects the horror and struggle of war. I thought that the fact she . . . read full review
The Bone Sparrow by Millie This was an eye-opening book as I had never thought about what it was it is like to live in a refugee camp. 'The Bone Sparrow' shows what life in thos . . . read full review
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