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St John Fisher RC High School
Group status: Welcome to 2018 and a new selection of great reads ahead! The usual suspects are gathered together with Mrs. P and Mrs. K to read and review. Chief bloggers are Lin-ay and Florence. The cake rota is in place, the books have arrived, let's get cracking!

Fishers Shadowers 2018

just like the song lyrics 'they're too shy, shy' to show their faces so here's a lovely shot of the Viaduct instead. Our group is made up of a mixture of Y10 and Y11 students plus library staff. Our reading is fuelled by cake!

Web rep of the week - Mrs. P

The Hate U Give by FLORENCE
The Hate U Give is about a girl called Starr who goes through a traumatic experience. This book highlights inequalities in today's society. I would hi . . .
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Where the World Ends by Mrs K
As someone who loves fast action crime fiction, I didn't expect to enjoy this book as much as I did. The whole book read so easily that I didn't want . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Mrs K
Loved it - Fantasy and humour with a great dollop of surrealism. The characters were brought to life within the pages and I especially liked Dr. Carro . . .
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Where the World Ends by Mrs P
A very satisfying read even if the chapters were over long. Based on a true story set in 18th century St. Kilda this is very much of the 'what if?' sp . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Mrs P
The first impression was of a book for a younger reader but once you got into the story you realised it was more sinister! As an older reader you can . . .
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Release by Mrs P
Any book by Patrick Ness is sure to entertain, provide a thrilling read and inject a little bit of the out of the ordinary. Release does all these in . . .
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Rook by Mrs P
Firstly I want to say how refreshing it is to find an accessible read on the shortlist! For author Anthony McGowan this is the third standalone story . . .
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Rook by Lin-ay
Rook is a warming story that follows Nicky and how he copes with family and high school life. It is the third in a series but it is not necessary to r . . .
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What is your favourite book so far?

After the Fire
The Hate U Give
Saint Death
Where the World Ends
Beyond the Bright Sea
Wed Wabbit
Title: The Borrowers
Author: Mary Norton
Illustrator: Diana Stanley
Winning Year: 1952

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