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Another Great Read by Sheila O'Flanagan

Advantages: A great read
Disadvantages: Cannot think of any

Sheila O'Flanagan was born and brought up in Dublin and always enjoyed telling stories although she once applied for a job in a library but was turned down! Ending up in a banking career, she began in administration in the Central Bank of Ireland before ...

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The Death of Bees is Glasgow Really like this?

Advantages: Interesting and multi-faceted
Disadvantages: the subject is more adult, whilst the style seems aimed at teens

The Death of Bees Lisa O'Donnell “Today is Christmas Eve. Today is my birthday. Today I am fifteen. Today I buried my parents in the backyard. Neither of them were beloved.” So begins the blurb on the back of this extraordinary book. The blurb contin ...

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Things We Never Say

Advantages: A really good read
Disadvantages: None

This book begins with a prologue going back 55 years. It is about a girl called Dilly who is being mistreated, but it is only once you get into the book that you find out who Dilly is. The book then jumps onto another period in time a few years ago, be ...

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I hated this book - This Much Is True

Advantages: Good beginning
Disadvantages: Plot, characters, messages in book

... This Much Is True is a new adult book by Katherine Owen. The book was published as a Kindle e-book by The Writing Works Group on 11th August and it is 432 pages long. Plot Synopsis Tally Landon is 17 and desperate to graduate ...

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Briar Rose

Advantages: Some characters, humour
Disadvantages: Setting, plot

About the book Briar Rose is a fairy tale retelling by Jana Oliver. The book was published by Pan Macmillan on 12th September and it is 480 pages long. Thanks to the publisher for providing me with a review copy. Plot Synopsis Briar Rose has ...

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