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Lola Rose by Jacqueline Wilson| Berg’s Book Club

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. 

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Cogheart by Peter Bunzl | Berg’s Book Club

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…

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The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett| Berg’s Book Club

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 reading The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett. The first is the Pop-sugar challenge reading prompt: A Book set on a different planet The characters live on a planet that is shaped like a disc known as the Discworld, so I thought […]

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Ballet Shoes | Berg’s Book Club

Welcome to another edition of Berg’s Book Club where you join Berg the Polar Bear and myself as I review my recent reads. This week, it is Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild. Some of you may remember that I am attempting to participate in the Popsugar reading list of 2018. I admit it looks like I am not going to exceed in reading all 52 books in this prompt but one […]

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“Eragon” (The Inheritance Cycle, #1) by Christopher Paolini Book Review | The Sunday Review

Originally posted on It’s Me, Lizzie!:
After some downtime, the Sunday Review is back with a vengeance! A … fairly gentle vengeance, but a vengeance. Today, we’ll be taking a look at something which is fairly nostalgic for me, and which holds a lot of weight as something to endlessly rant about. Yes, we’ll be looking at that classic in the realm of hatedom: Christopher Paolini’s Eragon. It’s got swords.…

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Fearless | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: Fearless Book Author: Tim Lott Book Series: NA Series Number:  NA Genre: Children’s Lit First Published: June 2017 Star Rating:  ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ It’s not often I give a book five stars, but I discovered this book when I was in that weird stage of being in Secondary School (High School) but also transferring to College—a form of education that is needed to study a uni degree—and I fell in love with the book. […]

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Diablo | Berg’s Book Club

I hope you love horses just as much as my friend’s ten-year-old because this week I am reviewing a book. The book review of Diablo was requested by its Australian author, Fallacious Rose and it is a children’s story about a naughty horse who wants to take over the world. This is a change from last week where I reviewed a reimagined fairy tale of Cinderella with the book title –  The […]

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