Assassin’s Apprentice – by Robin Hobb

 Posted by Andrew: Tweet Back #neverendinglibrary Robin Hobb doesn’t attempt to reinvent the fantasy wheel – she simply crafts it beautifully. Assassin’s Apprentice is the story of Fitz, a royal bastard, cast out by his impoverished family and forced into the hands of the unsuspecting royal household. As the illegitimate child of Chivalry Farseer, Fitz […]

The Hobbit – By J R R Tolkein

Posted by Fliss: Tweet Back #neverendinglibrary This book needs no introduction. It is quite simply one of the most wonderfully enchanting, touching and exhilarating fantasy novels of all time. It is very much a case of curiosity (nearly) killed the cat for the inquisitive Bilbo Baggins, as he, at first somewhat reluctantly, embarks on a […]

Pinocchio – By Carlo Collidi

Posted by Charlotte: Tweet Back #neverendinglibrary Oh Pinocchio you poor thing! Not a thing at all, sorry Pinocchio, poor quasi-human marionette who’s wrestling with existential and Kantian morality issues. Make no mistake – bad things happen to Pinocchio … Like Grimm, this is a darker-saturated incarnation of magic than the fairytales we’re so familiar with, […]

Shards of A Broken Crown – By Raymond E. Feist

Posted by Parastou: Tweet Back #neverendinglibrary To all the die-hard fantasy readers out there, if you haven’t already read this book, or this series, you must do so immediately. Right now. Go! Raymond Feist has been on my ‘to read’ list forever, but I never actually got round to reading any of them.  When Shards […]

Author Spotlight – Darcey Bussell

What little girl didn’t want to be a ballerina growing up? I know I did. The chic shoes, the cute tutu, the tidy bun, completely encapsulate what being a girl is all about! Unfortunately, I’m about as graceful as a goat with cramp and would probably resemble more of a lumbering bear rather than a […]

House of Many Ways – By Diana Wynne Jones

Posted by Parastou: Tweet Back #neverendinglibrary Stevie would normally be your ‘go to’ person for children’s books – she absolutely loves them.  Well, all I have to say after reading this book is … step back Stevie, I’m the new children’s fan! This book is chaotically magical and a great read for any age group. Charmain […]

Farewell Summer – By Ray Bradbury

Posted by Genevieve: Tweet Back #neverendinglibrary  “We gotta stand still! Stay the age we are. Grow up? Hah! All you do then is marry someone who screams at you!” A mock civil war has begun where the young and old are pitted against each other on the battlefield of Green Town Illinois. Douglas Spaulding, the […]