Double Cross by Malorie Blackman

The Final Book in the Noughts and Crosses series.   Jasmine and Jude were both killed by the bomb Callie-Rose had made in order to protect Callie from becoming a terrorist. Jude’s heart had become full of hatred and the only way to save Callie was if he wasn’t around anymore. Meggie was heartbroken but […]

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Checkmate by Malorie Blackman

Book 3 of the Noughts and Crosses series The story picks up from where it left off. Callie-Rose is a bit older now and we welcome back the old characters  – Sephy, Meggie, Jasmine and we see the introduction of some new characters. As Callie-Rose gets older she starts asking questions about her Dad, who […]

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Knife Edge by Malorie Blackman

Book 2 of the Noughts and Crosses Series I couldn’t believe it when I discovered that there had been a sequel to Noughts and Crosses – you are only 15 years too late Louise! I previously encountered Noughts and Crosses as a teenager and I thoroughly enjoyed it. It was really good to revisit it […]

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz

The True Story of Lale Sokolov Lale Sokolov – a Jew living in Slovakia; arrived at Auschwitz Concentration Camp, in April 1942. He gave himself in, hoping that his family would be spared; unfortunately, only his sister survived. When Lale arrived at the camp, he saw how awful people were being treated, some people were […]

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The Bat By Jo Nesbo

Andrew grabbed Harry’s shirt collar. ‘Look closer, Harry. Use your eyes! See…’ he started, then gave up and sank back on the pillow. ‘See what?’ Harry persisted, but Andrew had closed his eyes and was waving for him to stop. Inger Holter – a young Norwegian girl has been murdered and Norway’s best detective Harry […]

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