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Book Review: Gold of the Gods (Mission Survival 1)

As part of the Reading Ahead Challenge, I’ve been choosing books from our Quick Reads section that whisk me far away to distant places for marvellous adventures. My second book for the challenge is Gold of the Gods, book one of the Mission Survival series, by survival expert Bear Grylls.

Reading Challenges · Six Book Challenge

Reading Ahead Challenge 2017

We are Reading Ahead again this year in the Information Store, encouraging students to take part in the Reading Agency’s excellent initiative (which used to be called the Six Book Challenge) where we try to read six things in six months! It isn’t just about books, either – you can read magazines, blogs, interactive fiction,… Continue reading Reading Ahead Challenge 2017

Reading Challenges · Reading Resolutions

Reading Resolutions 2016 – how did we do?

2016 was a difficult year, with celebrity deaths, the EU Referendum and the American election shaking things up, but what doesn’t change is our love of books. At the start of the year, we canvassed the opinions of Information Store staff to see what sort of books they would be challenging themselves to read this… Continue reading Reading Resolutions 2016 – how did we do?

Reading Resolutions

Reading Resolutions 2015 – how did we do?

In 2015, we decided to challenge ourselves with the most fun kind of resolutions: reading resolutions! So, how did we do?   Our original post on reading resolutions in 2015 is here, and we had a look at how we were doing halfway through here, but now the year is almost over and it’s time… Continue reading Reading Resolutions 2015 – how did we do?