5 Book Blurbs

Start your weekend off right and read…

Long Way Down – Jason Reynolds

A gun, an elevator journey, and dead brother. A decision. But a decision influenced by intertwined stories, stories of Will’s brother, and Will’s life.

This book is a stunning look into teenage gun violence and will keep you gripped all the way through.

Six of Crows – Leigh Bardugo

Six criminals band together to pull off the greatest heist in this dark and teeming city. However, their leader has to keep them from killing each other along their journey. Filled with just the right amount of grit – Eyeball removal, a few plague ridden corpses – You’ll be sucked in in no time.


To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before – Jenny Han

Lara Jean doesn’t admit to her crushes. She writes them secret letters and never sends them. But then, somehow, those hidden letters have been mailed and all her crushes know everything…

Can something good come out of all this?


The Hate U Give – Angie Thomas

When sixteen year old Starr witnesses her oldest friends murder at the hands of a police officer, the fragile balance of her life between poor and rich is broken. The things Starr knows could change everything. They could even get her killed…



All the Bright places – Jennifer Niven

Does Finch save Violet or does Violet save Finch? Neither of them know. In each other they find a little freedom.

Suicide, depression – this book covers some pretty heavy topics, but gives a great insight into them too. Heart wrenching to the end, this book will have you walking alongside the main characters on their journey together.

Welcome and Welcome Back!

Welcome and Happy September!

To all our students, old and new, we would like to invite you to join in with the ILC throughout the year, be it by taking part in events, borrowing new books, or reading this blog. We have plenty of brilliant resources that you can use and borrow, from stuffy old books on history, to, yep, Batman!

Keep an eye on our displays over the course of the year to find out what’s happening in the ILC. Our librarians are always on hand to help you find things, answer questions, and suggest great new books, so feel free to come and ask.

Enjoy the year ahead!