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Outlaw Girls

Ruby Miles went back in time from 2022 to 1878 to meet Kate Kelly (Ned Kelly’s sister). They looked the same and they were both adventurous and fearless. They worked together to nearly save Ned Kelly and confused the police. I enjoyed the book because of the time horses (where they went to moonlight track …

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 …

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 …

Hating Alison Ashley

Hating Alison Ashley by Robin Klein is a great book for teens. It’s a book about jealousy and self- worth. Erica is a girl who goes to Barringa East. She spends her days in the nurse’s office, not socialising. One day she is in class and the new girl Alison comes in. Alison is perfect, …

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

Percy Jackson is just a normal teenager with ADHD and dyslexia until he disintegrates his mathteacher and finds out he is actually a demi-god (half human, half god). Oh, and his friend Grover is a satyr (human waist up, goat waist down). Percy ends up at a camp with mythical creatures and the children of …

Tilda

Tilda is an astounding book that kept me engaged throughout the story. Tilda is a stubborn girl who refuses to believe that her Papa has left her orphaned. She is convinced that he will return from war, but Sister Agatha thinks otherwise. Additional to the suspense and shocking plot twist , there was humour that …

Dusty in the Outwilds

A story starting off with a brave 12 year old girl named Dusty, who has a family full of secrets, starting with a path leading to the ‘outwilds’ near their house. But it does not end there, Dusty’s Aunt Meg ran away at the age of 13 and no one in the family spoke of …

The Silver Sea

Sophie and one of her cousins from a magical land called Tuscia have a dangerous mission. They must travel with a famous acting crew to get to Venetto on a quest to rescue their grandmother, who is very rich, who got captured by the evil Mago. It’s really exciting because there are many exciting challenges …