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The Secret Garden

This book is a traditional, classic English piece of literature. The author, Frances Hodgson Burnett, aimed this book at children but adults would also enjoy it. This compelling book is set in Yorkshire, England. The focus of the plot is how Mary Lennox’s personality changes from a sour, spoilt little girl to someone who adores …

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 …

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 …

Stardiving

Stardiving is an inspiring book perfect for keen young readers. Located in the depths of the ocean, two Sperm whales, Amber and Fluke, dream of seeing stars, however throughout the text they start to lose hope of ever doing so. Personally, I believe this book is nothing but exceptional and I really liked reading it. …

Tiny Wonders

Tiny Wonders is such a wonderful and inspiring book that would be enjoyed by all ages. It explains how one simple thing can change a person’s mindset, perhaps a flower or a simple message. I absolutely loved how there was a page at the end of the book telling what the different flowers mean. This …

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 Garden at the End of the World

“At the end of the world is an island covered in ice. On the island is a mountain. Inside the mountain is a vault. And inside the vault are millions of seeds…” This is a book about how a little nature-loving girl named Isla discovers a peculiar seed and decides to secure it in the …