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Wycombe Abbey Readers
Buckinghamshire,
Group status: We're reading, writing, route 23



We love reading. We read anything. Especially cake recipes. We also love cycling, hiking, plaid shirts, country punk, banana stickers, Dr Martens, our resident literary swans, that pair of nuthatches that live in the trees outside the library, tea. And cake. We particularly love cake.

Miss May and Mr Guy

The Poet X by Jade
Poet X is an intriguing book that keeps you flipping through the pages. It is about female empowerment with a touch of LBGTQ+ rights, as well as equal . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Mrs Maybank
Fabulous historical fiction- a rollicking read, with credible characters and a quite apt topic for our country currently torn apart by competing polit . . .
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Long Way Down by Khiyati
A Long Way Down is a exciting but dark book about a boy who is out for revenge against his brother's murderer. He enters a lift and as he goes down, e . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Mrs Maybank
This began well, with gripping stuff about the struggle for suffrage and some interesting main characters. I loved the one-liners which really made . . .
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The Poet X by Laetitia
Poet X presented as one giant poem due to its verse style. And although we never actually see one of Xiomara's poems we feel like we are reading her i . . .
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Where The Wycombe Ones Are (UIII)
Abbey Way, High Wycombe
SMCS Carnegie and Greenaway
High Wycombe
SMCS Carnegie and Greenaway
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Wycombe High School
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Which biscuit is it best to eat whilst reading a Carnegie shortlisted book?

Bourbon
Chocolate digestive
Custard cream
Rich tea
Malted milk
Garibaldi squashed fly
Jaffa cake
Any and all biscuits are acceptable. Just as long as there are lots of them
 
Title: Buffalo Soldier
Author: Tanya Landman
Winning Year: 2015

We're huge fans of this book. And this author. Tanya is a literary legend. And one of the loveliest people we know.
 

 
 

Elizabeth Acevedo

Elizabeth Acevedo was born and raised in New York City and her poetry is infused with Dominican bolero and her beloved city’s tough grit. She holds a BA in Performing Arts from The George Washington University and an MFA in Crea . . .