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Beaumont Readers

Group status: We meet up on Thursdays to watch Author Videos and test a variety of biscuits.

Karin Mayer-Khan

After the Fire by Lilia
After the Fire is an incredible book, following the story of Moonbeam, who lived her whole life in a religious cult in Texas. As events unfold, she . . .
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Saint Death by Katie
I didn't enjoy reading Saint Death that much, but I thought it was a good book. I know that's an oxymoron, but, although it wasn't very happy, it did . . .
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Rook by Ella
I would never have picked Rook up if it hadn't been on the Carnegie short list, but I was pleasantly surprised. I liked how the first chapter was the . . .
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After the Fire by Katie
I really enjoyed After the Fire. I loved the use of flashback, especially when it related to Luke's behaviour in the present. I felt like I could iden . . .
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Saint Death by Tommy Groth
I like this book as it does not have a big happy ending, it is much more down to earth. When reading it I felt sad at how close they get to freedom an . . .
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After the Fire by Oliver
Absolutely amazing book. Fast moving and strong plot. The style is beautiful and it made me feel so many different emotions. I think it is definitely . . .
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The Hate U Give by Millie
"The Hate you give" was the first Carnegie book I read and it drew me in right from the start. This book is amazing and it gives an inside perspectiv . . .
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After the Fire by Millie
I have just finished reading "After the fire" and I think it is amazing. It makes you think how lucky you are to be independent and free. The ending . . .
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After the Fire by Hannah
So far (out of 5) "After the fire" is by far my favourite Carnegie book. It follows the story of a girl called Moonbeam. She escapes from a religious . . .
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St Albans Chatterbooks Group
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Reading Robins
Which book on the shortlist are you most excited to read?

Beyond the Bright Sea
After the Fire
The Hate U Give
Where the World Ends
Wed Wabbit
Saint Death
Title: Salt to the Sea
Author: Ruta Sepetys
Winning Year: 2017

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