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I’ve been reading some dull stuff recently and I needed a break. I needed some FUN! I needed some MAGIC! I needed some EXCITEMENT! And I got it all in THE SECRET MOUNTAIN by Tom Percival. 723 more words

Children's Books

An Alien Love Story

My very first Amazon Rapids story, SPACE LOVE, is now available on the app. It’s a tried and true tale – alien orbiting Earth falls in love with an Earthling, breaks galactic protocol and crashes his ship so he can be with her. 72 more words

Kevin Sheehan

Reluctant readers

Do you have a reluctant reader at home?

Here are some tips that might help your child:

  • Visit the library together, whether it be the local public library or of an afternoon at school.
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Julia Donaldson, David Walliams and a new soon-to-be favourite, Emer Stamp.

This week in the library we enjoyed some books which are new to our library but by two authors that are big favourites already, and another that I’m sure will be popular. 363 more words

Picture Books

Wonder - A Review

Wonder by RJ Palacio

Let me begin with a warning – this is going to be a rather long post (by my standards).The book more than deserves it.  838 more words

Book Reviews


Easy 8: The Big Event

Written by Carrolyn Foster

Illustrated by Michael Bermundo

I received a copy of this paperback from the publisher and voluntarily chose to review giving my honest opinion for no compensation. 200 more words

Book Reviews

Book Review: Captain America

Title: Captain America, The First Avenger Author: Alex Irvine Genre: Movie novelization, superhero, WWII, YA, Format: Audiobook Found it: Browsing library’s audio titles

I haven’t been reading as much this year as last year. 445 more words

Book Review