Category Archives: Book Review

Mood Boosting Books 2016

“If you’re feeling in need of a bit of a boost, what do you do to cheer yourself up? If a friend was feeling down, what would you do to give them a lift? What about a lovely mood-boosting book?” … Continue reading

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Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize Book Review- By Portslade Library Book Group

Portslade Library book group was chosen to review ‘Mother Island’ by Bethan Roberts, which was one of the winners of the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize. For further details of other winners please follow the link. http://www.fictionuncovered.co.uk/ The book group at … Continue reading

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How Is Summer Reading Different To Winter Reading?

How is summer reading different to winter reading? I’m not sure. The danger of dropping your book in the pool? Getting sand between the pages? Smudging the print with sweaty fingertips? Falling asleep to find a book-shaped tan mark across … Continue reading

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Maisie’s Winter Reads

When it’s cold outside, there is nothing nicer than snuggling up on the sofa with a blanket, a mug of hot chocolate and a good book. If you’re stuck for what to read, here are some books I think are … Continue reading

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Carlos’s top five Christmas books for Children

Hello, Carlos again here. I read to a child last Saturday, at Jubilee library, as part of the library’s festive program. To continue with this festive celebration, I have decided to choose my top five Christmas books. Some are famous, … Continue reading

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A New eBook For The Hungry Apocaloptimist

This new eBook will be hitting our virtual shelves on 28/10/2014, you can reserve it now throught the Library website or click here The Art Of Eating Through The Zombie Apocalypse A Cookbook and Culinary Survival Guide by Lauren Wilson and Kristian Bauthus. … Continue reading

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World Book Night Recommendations 5

On World Book Night we asked for readers to recommend a book and many did, over the coming weeks I am posting the recommendations here on the blog.  We are half way through, this week’s books are…   Title: Lonely … Continue reading

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World Book Night Recommendations 4

  On World Book Night we asked for readers to recommend a book and many did, over the coming weeks I am posting the recommendations here on the blog. This week’s books are…   Title: A Map Of Tulsa Author: … Continue reading

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World Book Night 2014 Recommendations 3

On World Book Night we asked for readers to recommend a book and many did, over the coming weeks I am posting the recommendations here on the blog. This week’s books are…   Title: The Accidental Tourist Author: Ann Tyler … Continue reading

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World Book Night Recommendations 2

On World Book Night we asked for readers to recommend a book, which many did, over the coming weeks I am posting the recommendations here on the blog. This week’s books are…   Title: Dead Man In Deptford Author: Anthony … Continue reading

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