The Weed that Strings the Hangman’s Bag By Alan Bradley and The School of Essential Ingredients By Erica Bauermeister

The second Flavia de Luce mystery novel – featuring the sassy eleven year old heroine. Flavia lives in a crumbling manor next to a small English village with a full quota of eccentric characters. In this novel she is called upon to solve the murder of a BBC puppeteer who drops dead in the middle … More The Weed that Strings the Hangman’s Bag By Alan Bradley and The School of Essential Ingredients By Erica Bauermeister

Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff -Christ’s Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore

A childhood friend of Jesus is resurrected by the angel Raziel and held captive in a motel room while he is forced to transcribe the life and experiences of the saviour during the missing 30 years before his crucifixion. Levi (who is known as Biff) is the life-long companion to Jesus (who is known as … More Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff -Christ’s Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore

Slaughterhouse Five or The Children’s Crusade by Kurt Vonnegut

Slaughterhouse Five is known as one of great anti-war novels of our time. War can destroy a life, even after that war is long over. Vonnegut, himself a prisoner of war and survivor of the fire bombing of Dresden, acts as narrator and witness to the strange life of Billy Pilgrim -who is unstuck in … More Slaughterhouse Five or The Children’s Crusade by Kurt Vonnegut

Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin

The inspiring account of one man’s campaign to build schools in the remote mountains of Pakistan. After an unsuccessful mountain climbing attempt, an exhausted Greg Mortenson is taken in by the people of a poor Pakistani village and nursed back to health. Inspired by their kindness and moved by their poverty, Mortenson promises to return … More Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin