Category Archives: A’s top 10 books

February 18

Northern Lights by Philip Pullman

Book Blurb When Lyra’s friend Roger disappears, she and her dæmon, Pantalaimon, determine to find him.The ensuing quest leads them to the bleak splendour of the North, where armoured bears rule the ice and witch-queens fly through the frozen skies – and where a team of scientists is is conducting experiments too horrible to talk about. […]

February 13

Murder Most Unladylike by Robin Stevens

  Book Blurb: When Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong set up a secret detective agency at Deepdean School for girls, they can’t find a truly exciting mystery to investigate. (Unless you count The Case of Lavinia’s Missing Tie. Which they don’t.) Then Hazel discovers the body of the Science Mistress, Miss Bell – but when […]