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Author: Christopher Paolini Reviewed by: Aoife, Leixlip library Recommended Ages: 12-15 Years One boy...One dragon...A world of adventure.When Eragon finds a polished blue stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy; perhaps it will buy his family meat for the winter. But when the stone brings a… Continue reading Eragon

Audiobook, Young Adult 12-15, Young Adult 16+

Audiobook: Verify

Author: Joelle Charbonneau Narrated by: Caitlin Kelly Duration: 9 hours Genre: Science Fiction, Young Adult Reviewed by: Joan, Newbridge Library The story is set about 100 years in the future in Chicago. The main character is Meri Beckley, a sixteen year old schoolgirl. The world Meri lives in is one of prosperity and without lies.… Continue reading Audiobook: Verify

Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 12-15, Young Adult 16+

The Light of all That Falls

Author: James Islington Genre: Fantasy Reviewed by: Mary in Newbridge Library Disclaimer:– This is the final instalment in the Licanius trilogy. This is the third and final book in Islington’s Licanius trilogy – which began with ‘The Shadow of What Was Lost’ and ‘The Echo of Things to Come’. It is the story of three… Continue reading The Light of all That Falls

Young Adult 12-15

The Darkest Unicorn

Author: Alice Hemming Genre: Young Adult fiction 12-15 Review by: Elaine A beautiful, haunting gem of a fairy tale for those aged 12 to 100, with an original twist on unicorns. Have you ever heard of a wicked unicorn? Well, there’s one in this book. This multi-layered tale features a tight plot, complex characters and… Continue reading The Darkest Unicorn

Young Adult 12-15, Young Adult 16+

The Queen’s Rising

Author: Rebecca Ross Genre: Young Adult Fiction Ages 12-15 & 16+ Review by: Emma ★★★★★ Synopsis: When her seventeenth summer solstice arrives, Brienna desires only two things: to master her passion and to be chosen by a patron. Growing up in the southern Kingdom of Valenia at the renowned Magnalia House should have prepared her… Continue reading The Queen’s Rising