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 […]
This post is written by LilyMay and Shannon. 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. LilyMay and I really enjoy participating. Although we […]
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…
Reblog: A mini series review of Rick Riordan’s fantasy series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians.
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 another Berg’s Book Club book review. For those of you who do not know, Berg’s Book Club is […]
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 […]
Book Title: Sophie’s World Book Author: Jostein Gaarder Book Series: N/A Genre: I don’t know how to answer that, First Published: December 1991 Star Rating⭐⭐⭐⭐ For the last four or five years, my dad has recommended Sophie’s World to me and I have never picked it up until this year. I […]
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. […]
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 about a problem facing society today. I chose this book for this particular prompt because I feel […]