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Archive for February 2013

Quick Reads 2013 front coversQuick Reads launched on 14 February. What are Quick Reads? There short books which are written by famous to get you to realise that reading is easy. We’ve already had these two arriving on our shelves from those being launched in 2013:

The Silurian gift by Mike Tucker

Wrong time, wrong place by Simon Kernick

A dreadful murder by Minette Walters

The Silurian Gift is one from the BBC Doctor Who series. We’ve also just bought a set of audio Dr Who stories for Dr fans.

You can view all of Quick Reads material through our Online Public Access Catalogue onsite or offsite.

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Inside Adamtine graphic novelWe asked our students studying English as a Second and Other Language and  Get confident with English  to vote for books they’d like to read as part of the Six Book Challenge. In December we counted up their votes and placed orders with our book supplier.

It’s now February and the books have all started arriving. Here’s just some of them that have been arriving so far:

Graphic novels
Much ado about nothing  (Manga Shakespeare)
Adamtine by Hannah Berry
Buffy the vampire slayer: time of your life

Fiction
Flowers in the attic by Virginia Andrews
Petals on the wind by Virginia Andrews

Biography
The crocodile by the door: the story of a house , a farm and a family by Selina Guinness

Guiness’s biography was selected in the Costa Book Awards 2012.