In every generation on the island of Fennbirn a set of triplets is born: three queens, all equal heirs to the crown, all possessed of a coveted magic.
Kendare Blake has done it again. This is bound to at least be a trilogy. I couldn’t put it down. Unfortunately we have to wait until September for the sequel!!!!
Three dark queens
are born in a glen,
sweet little triplets
will never be friends.
Three dark sisters
all fair to be seen,
two to devour
and one to be Queen.
Life in Victorian London isn’t easy for a young woman. Would it be easier if she was a boy? Lots of twists and turns in this dark story. I loved it – Ms Thirde.
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Our S2 pupils taking part in the Well-Read Quiz for Scottish Book Week. We didn’t win but we did well in the General Knowledge round winning 4 out of the 10 books available!
If you have enjoyed this film or will being going to see it over the holidays, remember it’s based on a book by Ransom Riggs.
Meet Molly Sue. Once she’s under your skin there’s no getting rid of her…
Seventeen-year-old Sally Feather is not exactly a rebel. Her super-conservative parents and her treatment at the hands of high school bullies means that Sally’s about as shy and retiring as they come – but all that’s about to change. Accidentally ending up in the seedier side of town one day, Sally finds herself mysteriously lured to an almost-hidden tattoo parlour – and once inside, Sally is quickly seduced by its charming owner, Rosita, and her talk of how having a secret tattoo can be as empowering as it is thrilling. Almost before she knows what she is doing, Sally selects pin-up Molly Sue, and has her tattooed on her back – hoping that Molly Sue will inspire her to be as confident and popular as she is in her dreams.
But things quickly take a nightmareish turn. Almost immediately, Sally begins to hear voices in her head – or rather, one voice in particular: Molly Sue’s. And she has no interest in staying quiet and being a good girl – in fact, she’s mighty delighted to have a body to take charge of again. Sally slowly realises that she is unable to control Molly Sue… and before long she’s going to find out the hard way what it truly means to have somebody ‘under your skin’.
Ever wanted to be someone else once in a while? Things don’t turn out quite as she expected for Sally. An uncomfortable read at times but will Sally win the battle for her mind and body???
Available now in the LRC.