Friday Fiction (Fiction Friday)

For this week’s Friday Read, we thought we’d share some reviews one of our team has had stored for a day like today, so below you’ll find our library assistant Zoe‘s thoughts on three books she’s recently spent time with… Black Powder by Ally Sherrick This is an intriguing historical adventure, set in 1605 when English Catholics… Read More Friday Fiction (Fiction Friday)

Theme Thursday: Holocaust Memorial Day

Established in 2001, Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27th January every year, a date picked to coincide with the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. A national event within the UK, people across the country commemorate the victims of past and more recent genocides whilst considering the contemporary relevance of the Holocaust. The theme… Read More Theme Thursday: Holocaust Memorial Day

Theme Thursday: Favourite Film Adaptations

While lots of people are getting excited at the prospect of today’s Oscar nominations, the award-season flurry had us thinking about some of our favourite books which have been transformed into films. Here’s some our office came up with- can you think of any others we may have missed? Firstly, we’ll start with JK Rowling’s Harry Potter… Read More Theme Thursday: Favourite Film Adaptations