Will Shingleton’s book about the suggestion of subversive dealings in a college football team reads like a gripping Netflix documentary
Poetic Justice by Rachel Deeming – Dorothy Walters relives her uneasy friendship and rivalry with Emily Ryder who has recently passed away
Other Minds by Peter Godfrey-Smith – An interesting book which discusses the evolution of intelligence and focuses on how this manifests itself in the octopus
A beautifully and intelligently composed novel about loss, regret and guilt interspersed with philosophical leanings and literary suggestion
A wonderfully reflective tool, which provides historical and factual information as a springboard for your girls to think and record ideas
Whistling in the Dark by Lesley Kagen: A book about growing up; about sisters; about the characters in a neighbourhood, all framed around some mysterious murders.
Julie loves her Nan, Marjory who in turn loves those “funny little birds” but can never remember what they are called. When Julie tries to prompt her nan into reminiscing, she gets more than she bargained for.
Mattie Simpkin is a wonderful heroine with verve and drive and a willingness to ensure that young women of the early twentieth century know that they can achieve much – if they only know how to push.
A coming-of-age novel told by Jayne, a science lover whose life is transformed and how she uses her differing parents’ views to navigate it
London is the Best City in America by Laura Dave is a book about relationships: getting past the ones which are not meant to be and finding the ones that are. And ultimately, finding yourself.