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Waiting for the Storks

Waiting for the storks is a war novel written by Katrina Nannestad. The story is written about a young girl named Zofia who lives in a village in Poland in World War 2. She is stolen from her family by the Germans to live with a respectable German family. I really enjoyed this book as …

Five Survive

Five Survive is an incredible murder mystery book written from the perspective of a character called Red. Red and her five other friends, Arthur, Maddy, Oliver, Reyna and Simon go on a road trip. They get stuck in the middle of nowhere and discover that this was no accident. The consistent twists in the story …

Runner

Runner written by Robert Newton is a fantastic book is set in 1919, where a Melbourne boy called Charlie, finds himself with the prime job of running for one of the most dangerous gangster’s, Squizzy Taylor. Charlie is faced with dangerous situations which consistently kept me hooked. Charlie realizes his passion for running and he …

The School for Good and Evil

The School for Good and Evil is a fantasy novel written by Soman Chainani. It follows the story of two girls named Sophie and Agatha who are taken away from their home in Gavaldon and whisked into the magical world of The School for Good and Evil. I really enjoyed this book because there were …

Keeper of the Lost Cities

Twelve-year-old Sophie Foster has never quite fit into her life. She skipped multiple grades, doesn’t really connect with the older kids at her school and she’s not comfortable with her family. The reason is because she is a telepath, someone who can read minds. No one knows her secret at least, not yet. I would …

The Lost Library

The Lost Library was probably one of the best books I’ve ever read. It was very intriguing and I would definitely recommend it. I really love Mortimer, all of his 24 toes and I like how he always listens to his own heart speaking, too. Even though Mortimer is my favourite character, I also really …

JT: The Making of a Total Legend

JT: The Making of a Total Legend is a wonderful book. It is an autobiography written by footballer Johnathan Thurston and James Phelps. This book is about the highs and lows of Johnathan Thurston trying to get into the NRL. You get to hear about the funny home stories that made him great. This is …

LeBron

“LeBron” by Jeff Benedict is a biography about the life of LeBron James leading up to his career in the NBA. Benedict covers everything from when LeBron was growing up to when he was signing endorsement deals before being drafted into the NBA! There are some interesting stories and pieces of LeBron’s life that not …

You’ll Be the Death of Me

‘You’ll Be the Death of Me’, written Karen M. McManus, is about three kids, Ivy, Cal, and Mateo, who skip a day of school. Little did they know someone would get murdered… You should read this book because it has a great deal of suspense and McManus describes Mateo really attractively. Each chapter is written …