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Review: The Shell House – Linda Newbery

Review: The Shell House – Linda Newbery

Synopsis from Goodreads. Greg’s casual interest in the history of a ruined mansion becomes more personal as he slowly discovers the tragic events that overwhelmed its last inhabitants. Set against a background of the modern day and the First World War, Greg’s contemporary beliefs become intertwined with those of Edmund, a foot soldier whose confusion … Continue reading

Review: iBoy – Kevin Brooks

Review: iBoy – Kevin Brooks

Synopsis from Goodreads. What can he do with his new powers — and what are they doing to him? Before the attack, Tom Harvey was just an average teen. But a head-on collision with high technology has turned him into an actualized App. Fragments of a shattered iPhone are embedded in his brain. And they’re … Continue reading

Review: Skellig – David Almond.

Review: Skellig – David Almond.

Synopsis from Goodreads. Ten-year-old Michael was looking forward to moving into a new house. But now his baby sister is ill, his parents are frantic, and Doctor Death has come to call. Michael feels helpless. Then he steps into the crumbling garage. . . . What is this thing beneath the spiderwebs and dead flies? … Continue reading