London Nautical School London, Group status: We're reading!!
Our club ( The Hot Reads Club) is open to anyone who'd like to read the shortlisted titles. We have some keen readers, so we're looking forward to meeting up for our weekly discussions...
Bone Talk by Malachai Bone Talk is a good book. I like how the people in the village go from nothing to do with lowlanders and other people to loving them; once they help t . . . read full review
The House with Chicken Legs by Muhtasim I did not finish the book, because it was not as interesting as I thought it would be. There were only a few characters and it was very repetitive. Th . . . read full review
Long Way Down by Claudio The reason I chose this book was because it was written differently, compared to others and it was really easy to understand. I think the characters a . . . read full review
A Skinful of Shadows by Olu I really liked this book, because it had a very eventful beginning. It was mischievous. In the middle, it showed how the house was spooky. My favourit . . . read full review
The Land of Neverendings by Darius I really enjoyed this book. It is about a girl called Emily, whose sister died.This activated a portal to the Toy World, where she and her friend Ruth . . . read full review
Title: A Gathering Light Author: Jennifer Donnelly Winning Year: 2003
This is a moving and unforgettable story of life in the Adirondack Mountains, in upstate New York at the turn of the 20th Century. The central character, Mattie, struggles to choose between family duty and her burning desire for education and a better lif