Fri 26th Feb 2021Tattenhall Online weather - Partly cloudyPartly cloudy 11°C

The beautiful village of Tattenhall in Cheshire

Friday Reads: The Rest of Us Just Live Here

Home » News » Friday Reads:

What are you reading this weekend now that the rain has returned? I've got THE REST OF US JUST LIVE HERE by Patrick Ness to keep me occupied. The Young Adult story is set in a dystopian future, narrated by Mikey -- an ordinary kid who's NOT the Chosen One. He and his friends are living in the background of the "indie kids" -- the Katniss Everdeen's of the world -- and all Mikey wants to do is graduate high school, go to the prom and maybe ask out the girl he likes without worrying about whether one of the indie kids blew up the high school last night.

I got this book (signed!) after seeing Patrick Ness in Liverpool earlier this year. He was funny and engaging and talked a lot about his vision for the story and its message that "sometimes you have to find the extraordinary in the ordinary." I'll report back to let you know how it is. And in the meantime, if anyone's looking for me, I'll be reading. And imagining I'm right here:

reading in a hammock on the beach

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Host an Escape Room
Macmillan Cancer Support: Thu 25 Feb 6:17am

Clues, riddles and lots of fun. Get together to crack a virtual escape room for a great cause. CLICK HERE for...

Allotment picture (002)
Parish Council: Thu 25 Feb 6:10am

As can be seen by the poster (Click on image to enlarge), the allotments at Gatesheath are organized by the Tattenhall & District Parish Council, but a Facebook Group has also been established to try to increase awareness of the allotments, to help ensure all the plots are rented out and / or for anyone who is simply interested in what goes on at the allotments e.g vegetable/ fruit growing...

Logo PC
Parish Council: Wed 24 Feb 6:00am

The March meeting of the Parish Council, will be held on Monday 1st March at 7.30pm via a Zoom call. Please note you should email or ring the clerk in advance to be given login details. email: tattenhallpc@outlook.comAs always, the draft minutes from the previous meeting can be found on the Parish Council website or by https://tattenhallpc.co.uk/the-parish-council/minutes/.11(CLICKING...