La Bella Sauvage book cover. A boat out in the distance, riding waves. The banner reads Berg's book club. Berg sits inside the boat.

La Belle Sauvage | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: La Belle SauvageAuthor: Phillip PullmanSeries: Name TheBook of Dust Book No.: Book 1Genre: Children, Fantasy, Teen and Young AdultPublished: October 2017Publisher:Alfred A. KnopfStar Rating: ★★★★★ Introduction Hi and welcome to Berg’s Book Club! I can’t tell you how excited I am to be reviewing La Belle Sauvage. La Belle Sauvage is the first book […]

Paws and Prose: Creative Stories

As some of you know, I study Creative Writing at the University of Derby and I’m in my final year. Yay! I still don’t know if my degree will say Creative Writing, which was the name of the course when I signed up, or Creative and Professional Writing, […]

Boy's don't cry book cover. A baby bottle in the left pocket. A dummy (pacifier) hangs out the right pocket. Blue banner reads Berg's Book Club. Berg sits in the right pocket.

Boys Don’t Cry by Malorie Blackman | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: Boys don’t Cry Author: Malorie BlackmanGenre: Teen & Young Adult, LGBT+, RealismPublished: March 2010Publisher:Doubleday BooksStar Rating: ★★★★★  Introduction As usual with Malorie Blackman, Boys Don’t Cry deals with issues that people face on a daily basis due to society. In this case, the story focuses on two teenager brothers, Dante […]

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Glasdrum by Fiona MacBain | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: GlasdrumAuthor: Fiona MacbainGenre: Psychological Thriller, MysteryPublished: April 2017Publisher:Fionamacbain.comStar Rating: ★★★★ Introduction I know this is a little late – I had someone reverse into my car (more on that on Friday). So, as you can imagine, today has been a little hectic, but it’s a cut and dry case. I […]

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Berg’s Book Club —A place for Book Reviews

Hi guys, so this is about the new name for my brand new book club. All my reviews will now be published under the book club name ^_^. Why am I starting a book club? I feel that a book club will be a great way to let […]

Room by Emma Donoghue | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: RoomAuthor: Emma DonoghueGenre: Psychological ThrilliarPublished: August 2010Publisher: Picador Star Rating: ★★★★★ Introduction Welcome to Berg’s Book Club. Today, Berg and I are reviewing Room by Emma Donoghue. This book has an amazing and interesting plot. The narrator is a five-year-old boy, who’s never seen the outside world. Room by Emma Donoghue Book Review […]

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Paws & Prose: Powers of an editing stick— Writer’s Tool 

Is it a drumstick? A chopstick? Wand? Nope, it’s an editing stick. Ok… it’s a chopstick really, but who says that something has only one purpose? Maybe, for example, a useful writer’s tool to help edit! Everyone always tells you to proofread your work, right? But you still […]

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