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Week 40 is Dyslexia Week

An estimated 2-5 % of people are Dyslexic, and many others have other reading problems. These titles are Dyslexia friendly, short and easier reads. Try them out and pass them on to others who might need them. Enjoy!

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Text: Susan Jessen Spiele

Heroic fantasy with heart

Anchor point

By Stan Nicholls

Kye is, even to himself, an unlikely member of The Band, the protectors of the free village of Catterby. But when an emissary of a sorcerer tries to menace the village into submission, he will have to find his courage and focus.

A perfectly crafted homage

Sherlock Holmes and the Four Kings of Sweden

By Steven Savile

The Swedish king has been seen four places miles apart simultaneously. The threat of blackmail is in the air, and Sherlock and Watson are called to Stockholm. Here they find a plot involving mesmerism and murder.

Creepy, packed and fast

At Midnight I WillSteal Your Soul

By John Llewellyn Probert

Lynda goes to choir practice in an old psychiatric hospital. It starts well, but very dark things soon occur, and Lynda is forced to act to save herself and others as events take an even more sinister turn.

Action, daring and cunning

The Clockwork Eyeball

By Steven Poore

The Cold War rages in an alternate Marrakesh in 1958, and Saif has a mission; transport an English undercover agent to the Deputy Security directorate. But unfortunately, the agent is the one man guaranteed to make this even more dangerous.

Did you know?

Board gaming is popular in Denmark, and most games are in English. We often have board gaming events at Roskilde Library. Everybody is welcome, and it is a great way to meet and bond – while you terraform Mars or kill each other off.

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