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Lists tagged with 'fiction'

  1. Adrian Mole series

    Adrian Mole series added 8th April

    The funniest book series I've ever read.

  2. YA Book Prize shortlist 2018

    YA Book Prize shortlist 2018 added 5th April 2018

    YA Book Prize shortlist 2018

  3. Best novels of 2016!

    Best novels of 2016! added 10th January 2017

    Some of our favourite novels of 2016. Tweet @SouthwarkLibs to let us know YOUR favourite fiction of 2016.

  4. Winter Book Challenge 2017 (ages 12 - 17)

    Winter Book Challenge 2017 (ages 12 - 17) added 22nd December 2016

    The Winter Book Challenge runs from 3 January to 19 March 2017 and is open to children and young people from the ages of 0 to 17. Register now at your local Southwark library and collect your reading log. To complete the challenge under 12s will read 10 books and those aged 12-17 will read 5 books. This booklist offers some themed suggestions but you don't have to stick to the list - pick any book of your choice. These choices include some titles from the Southwark Book Award Shortlist 2017.

  5. Winter Book Challenge 2017 (ages 5 - 11)

    Winter Book Challenge 2017 (ages 5 - 11) added 22nd December 2016

    The Winter Book Challenge runs from 3 January to 19 March 2017 and is open to children and young people from the ages of 0 to 17. Register now at your local Southwark library and collect your reading log. To complete the challenge under 12s will read 10 books and those aged 12-17 will read 5 books. This booklist offers some themed suggestions but you don't have to stick to the list - pick any book of your choice.

  6. #SummerReads

    #SummerReads added 19th July 2016

    Download some eBooks and make the most of any spare time you have this Summer! This booklist - in alphabetical order of author - contains emotional dramas (some humorous, some tragic) and a sprinkling of taut, psychological thrillers. eBooks can be borrowed free of charge, and if a title is on loan to another borrower you can reserve it at no cost.

  7. 20 Must Reads!

    20 Must Reads! added 10th February 2016

    The books that everyone's talking about. How many have you read? 20 fiction titles available at every Southwark library. Click on any title in the list to check availability and/or to reserve an item. Booklist published February 2016.

  8. Patrick Ness: Young Adult Fiction

    Patrick Ness: Young Adult Fiction added 12th October 2015

    Author Patrick Ness has written fiction for both adults and young adults. Ness won the annual Carnegie Medal from the British librarians both in 2011 and in 2012, for Monsters of Men and A Monster Calls, recognising each as the best new book for children or young adults published in the UK. Collected here are his young adult titles, which will include The Rest of Us Just Live Here which will be published in October 2015.

  9. Roald Dahl: Children's Fiction

    Roald Dahl: Children's Fiction added 14th July 2015

    Roald Dahl was a novelist, short story writer, poet, screenwriter, and fighter pilot. He has been referred to as "one of the greatest storytellers for children of the 20th century". Collected here are his tales for children, which can be enjoyed by all ages.

  10. Terry Pratchett: Discworld

    Terry Pratchett: Discworld added 9th July 2015

    This comic fantasy book series, written by Terry Pratchett, is set on the fictional Discworld, a flat disc balanced on the backs of four elephants which in turn stand on the back of a giant turtle, Great A'Tuin. The books frequently parody or take inspiration from J. R. R. Tolkien, Robert E. Howard, H. P. Lovecraft and William Shakespeare, as well as mythology, folklore and fairy tales, often using them for satirical parallels with current cultural, political and scientific issues. The final book in the series, The Sheperd's Crown, is due to be published in August 2015.

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