Hi everyone, and welcome to Berg’s Book Club. Today, I am joined by a friend, Alex, who did the same undergraduate course as me. Alex has agreed to do a guest blog for Little Sea Bear on the first book of one of my favourite trilogies. Northern Lights by Philip Pullman.
Book Title: SecretsBook Author: Jacqueline WilsonDate Published: May 2003Publisher: Corgi Genre: Children’s Fiction, RealismStar Rating: ★★★★ Introduction Hello, and welcome to Berg’s Book Club—the only book club that has a polar bear assistant! With university on Christmas Break, […]
Jacqueline Wilson is known, and sometimes criticised, for writing books about children in hardship. Her book, Lola Rose is no different. It touches upon the violence and unexpected situations that some young children have to deal with on a daily basis and the fear, behaviour issues and confusion that this can cause children. Jayni and Kenny are no different, confused and hurt by her dad and lost by her mother’s ill fortune, Jayni and Kenny don’t know what to do.
Cogheart is a children’s steampunk novel by Peter Bunzl. It follows the adventures of Lily Hartman and her friend Robert, the clockmaker’s son as they flee from danger and search for answers about Lily’s father’s disappearance. It’s a light read, probably perfect for a child around the age of ten as it has a lot of universal issues, such as death, that are dealt with in a way that a ten-year-old…
Book Title: Teeth: The First Bite Book Author: Chele Cooke Book Series: Teeth Series Number: Book #1 Genre: Fantasy, romance, YA, vampires First Published: December 2014 Star Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Hi, and welcome to […]
Book Title: The Colour of Magic Book Author: Terry Pratchett Book Series: Discworld Series Number: Book #1/41 Genre: Fantasy, Sci-fi, children’s First Published: December 1983 Star Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ I had two reasons for […]
This isn’t a book review as such. In truth, it’s an essay I wrote for coursework. On the other hand, there are aspects of it that read like a book […]
Book Title: The Program Book Author: Susan Young Book Series: N/A Genre: Teen and YA, Dystopoan First Published: March 2013 Star Rating⭐⭐⭐ This book was another one of my pop-sugar prompts: A […]
Book Title: Frozen CharlotteAuthor: Alex BellBook Series: Red Eye Book No.: Book 1Genre: Horror, Mystory, Ghost StoryPublished: 2014Star Rating: ★★★★★ Introduction Hey, LilyMay here. I’m a new writer on Shannon‘s site. I will be writing a few book […]
Wow! Game of Thrones. It’s difficult to know where to begin, isn’t it? How long has the TV series been running? some years I believe, last I heard, they were […]
Welcome to another audition to Berg’s Book Club. This post is actually different to my normal Berg’s Book Club Posts as I am joined here with Melissa […]
Book Title: Ballet ShoesAuthor: Noel StreatfeildSeries Name: ShoesBook No.: #1Genre: Children’s LiteraturePublished: 1936Publisher: puffinStar Rating: ★★★★ Introduction Welcome to another edition of Berg’s Book Club where you join Berg the Polar Bear and myself as I review my recent reads. […]
Book Title: Good Kings, Bad KingsAuthor: Susan NussbaumSeries Name: PLEASE NOGenre: Disabled Lit, YA, Dystopian?Published: November 2013 Publisher: Algonquin Books Star Rating: ★ Welcome to Berg’s Bookclub. I’ve been meaning to write a book review for Good Kings, Bad Kings by […]
Book Title: BlameBook Author: Simon MayoBook Series: N/AGenre: Teen & YA, Dystopia, Sci-fiFirst Published: July 2016Star Rating⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ One word to describe this book: WOW! It is a book set in the not so distant […]