Category: Berg’s Book Club

Berg’s Book Club is where you can find reviews written by Shannon and LilyMay. There are two specific review categories. Fiction and Non-Fiction. Enjoy.

Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: ElsewhereAuthor: Gabrielle ZevinGenre: Children’s LiteraturePublished: September 2005Publisher:Square Fish Short Synopsis. Fifteen-year-old Liz Hall is in Elsewhere. The place is where people end up after they have died, it mirrors the earth – only people age backwards until they are a baby again. Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin is a book that […]

Sophie Abel - Author with book

Love and Loss Giveaway — The Life of Sophie

In Celebration of her birthday, my friend, Sophie, is having a book giveaway on her blog for her debut collection of short stories in Love and Loss. Follow her instructions, share the post with #lovelossgiveaway2020 and comment on what you would like her to blog about next as […]

Death, Tragedy and Grief Case Study in Wilson books - img of book pile. one book open

Death, Tragedy & Grief: A Jacqueline Wilson Case Study.

Throughout our lives, there will be rites of passage that everyone experiences: our first love, first kiss, friendship, a family; but not all of them are happy. We also experience of abuse, abandonment, death and more. Children are not immune to these universal themes and circumstances, especially facing […]

Phillip Pullman Northern Lights Book cover. Red banner reads: Bergs book club. Berg, the teddy, rides the golden compass

Northern Lights by Philip Pullman | Berg’s Book Club

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 cover for the book Secrets by Jacqueline Wilson. Two girls reading a book and hold a set of keys each.

Secrets by Jacqueline Wilson: Berg’s Book Club

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, I have decided to use some of my time by reading. Oh, how I have missed being able […]

Berg’s Book Club 2019 Reading Prompts

We have been inspired by the pop-sugar reading challenge. The challenge is where you read a book that fits into one of the prompts on the list for each week of the year. We wanted to create a similar challenge for Berg’s Book Club too, feel free to join […]

Paws and Prose: Disability in Literature — A Case Study

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 review. So I have decided to post it here as part of Berg’s Book Club with some edits. […]

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