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