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Head of State
Andrew Marr
Review by Sinead Fitzgibbon
Andrew Marr, according to the publisher’s blurb, "has long wanted to write a political satire". One can understand why.

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Cal has always been warned by his father that magicians are dangerous, and that at all costs Cal must hide his talent and not be accepted by the formidable Magisterium.
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A boy enters a room. In the room are 12 seated people with one chair spare. A chair for Jack. As Jack joins this strange band of characters, each in turn shares a story.
The Boundless
Kenneth Oppel
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The Secret Paris CInema Club
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There is only one word for this - "charmant". It is a totally delightful escapist read, the perfect antidote to a hard day at the office.
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Review by Clair Stanton
Brush up your Shakespeare with this, the fourth ''for grown-ups'' book by Foley and Coates.
The Impossible Knife of Memory
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Review by Megan Brown
This captivating piece of YA fiction traces the unique life of fiery teenager Hayley and her unrelenting struggle with painful memories.
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