My Reading Ahead Challenge choices so far have at least been set in the real world, but I am also exploring futures that may never be and places that we can’t visit except in fiction, with this anthology of short stories by Cory Doctorow adapted and illustrated as a graphic novel, my third pick for… Continue reading Book Review: Cory Doctorow’s Futuristic Tales of the Here and Now
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.
Paris for One is my first read in the Reading Ahead Challenge! For more information, check out our blog post here or come and ask in the Information Store.
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
We’ve finished our Six Book Challenge in the Information Store – congratulations to those who succeeded in finishing their six books, and special congratulations to the winners of our prize draw. We very much hope you enjoy your book tokens and use them to keep on reading, even though this year’s challenge has ended. Really,… Continue reading Six Book Challenge Round Up!
Eleanor has read this QUICK READ as part of the Six Book Challenge. Remember to hand in your reading diaries for the Six Book Challenge in to the Information Store at Ipswich Road by the 19th June 2015 (that’s tomorrow!) – you’ll get a certificate and be entered into a prize draw! For the Six Book Challenge,… Continue reading Book Review: The Red Necklace
Eleanor has read this QUICK READ as part of the Six Book Challenge. Remember to hand in your reading diaries for the Six Book Challenge in to the Information Store at Ipswich Road by the 19th June 2015. You’ll get a certificate and be entered into a prize draw! For the Six Book Challenge, I challenged… Continue reading Book Review: The Monsters Inside