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The Jammer

This novel is about a girl named Fred and her journey after her mother dies. She faces many struggles but somehow finds her way. The friendship of Fred and Sammy is really refreshing. Roller derby is a major theme of this novel and if you like derby, I recommend this book. What I really like …

Game of Strength and Storm

If victory is the only option, what lengths need to be taken to achieve it? ‘Game of Strength and Storm’ by Rachel Menard is considered a gender bent reimagining of the labours of Hercules with a fierce rivalry and race driving the action in this world inspired by Greek mythology. With clever and innovative magic …

The Counselors

When you are surrounded by people you’ve known for the best parts of your life, deciding if one of them might be a killer isn’t an easy task. Jessica Goodman’s ‘The Counselors’ is an engaging summer camp mystery, delving into contrasting worlds that are meant to be kept apart. When worlds collide hidden aspects of …

How to Tackle Your Dreams

This story is about a boy named Homer who has a talent for playing Australian Rules Football. He lives with his mum, who has been drafted into the women’s league in football. Since his dad moved away, his life has started falling apart: his friends don’t understand him and he has been spending more time …

A Walk in the Dark

A Walk in the Dark is by far one of the most interesting books I have ever read. It is an action-packed adventure mixed with curiosity and suspense. I read chapter after chapter – each one ending in a way that enticed me to keep reading! Not only is this full of action and adventure, …

Rabbit, Soldier, Angel, Thief

Rabbit Soldier Angel Thief is an enjoyable yet sorrowful book. This masterpiece has the right amount of description so that it feels as if you are in the moment. I felt many emotions when I read through each page, as it was extremely touching. I could sense the delicacy and the amount of effort the …

The Wintrish Girl

A girl with extraordinary powers who makes friends along the way of her journey. I enjoyed the book. I wouldn’t personally borrow it from the library, but it would be a good class book . The writer did a good job making the book appealing to young readers who want with more up levelled words. …