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Beetle Queen by M G Leonard

Beetle Boy – the first book is the Battle of the Beetles trilogy – was a huge hit here at Inkpots, so we awaited the return of Darkus, Bertholt and Virginia eagerly. And we weren’t disappointed! Beetle Queen takes over as Darkus’s dad returns home after being kidnapped by evil Lucretia Cutter. But just as […]

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A girl called Owl by Amy Wilson

When I was a child, I would read a book almost at one sitting if it caught my imagination. I would be completely caught up in the story, really identifying with the characters. It was long, long time ago but reading A Girl called Owl took me right back. I was hooked by the story […]

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Who Let the Gods Out? by Maz Evans

Who Let the Gods Out? by Maz Evans is a treat. A real treat. I hooted with laughter, gasped at the villain’s antics and almost wept for Elliot, the really reluctant hero. Maz Evans has been a big supporter of Inkpots on Twitter over the past few months and so it was really brilliant to […]

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Slated by Teri Terry – review by Keziah

Slated is a gripping tale the whole way through. When I read a book, I often really like the beginning and the ending, but hate the middle! But I loved every bit of this book! Slated is about Kyla whose memory has been erased, her personality wiped blank, her memories lost for ever. She’s been Slated. […]

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Swan Boy by Nikki Sheehan

I was lucky enough to hear Nikki Sheehan talk about writing last year and so was looking forward to reading Swan Boy a lot! I wasn’t disappointed! Swan Boy tells the story of Johnny and how he and his mum and brother have been affected by the sudden death of his father. They have had […]

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Winter Magic curated by Abi Elphinstone

Winter Magic arrived at my house just before I set off for an Inkpots after school club, so I took it with me. On the spur of the moment, I decided to read some if the introduction out loud to the group. This isn’t something I usually do but there is this lovely book lends […]

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