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An English Ghost Story
Kim Newman
Review by Jo Harding
A chilling, thrilling, glorious, insidious English ghost story.
For the Love of Radio 4
Caroline Hodgson
Review by Penny Batchelor
Did you know that the BBC's first director general John Reith didn't know at his interview what broadcasting was? Or that running over the end of a programme is called "crashing the pips"?
Belzhar
Meg Wolitzer
Review by Becca Watts
After losing her boyfriend, Jam has found it impossible to readjust to normal life.
Spark
John Twelve Hawks
Review by Morag Adlington
Spark is yet another riveting dystopian novel from the dedicated "off-gridder" John Twelve Hawks. 
 
The main character, Jacob Underwood, is a man who shoul
A Week in Paris
Rachel Hore
Review by Jade Craddock
“There are some truths that can never be told because they hurt and destroy more than they can ever heal.”
 
Fay Knox has grown up with the knowledge that her father died
Blue Moon Day
Anne Fine
Review by Kristy Rabbitt
A collection of short stories on the subject of schools from one of our best-loved writers for children.
 
Once in a blue moon Sam doesn’t feel like going to school and f
Good Girls Don't Die
Isabelle Grey
Review by Anahita Mody
Good Girls Don't Die is the first in a new crime series written by Isabelle Grey set in Colchester.

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