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Queens' Book Group
Hertfordshire,
Group status: Eagerly awaiting the 18th June!!!



After the Fire by Charlie
The format of constantly switching between past and present gives this book a unique and individual feel. The characters are well detailed and interes . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Amir
I totally enjoyed this book it was funny and fantastic. I give it 10 out of 10. . . .
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After the Fire by Sara
After the fire is an amazing and gripping book. Will Hill has made the book unique and thrilling. It was adjusted very well with a very suspenseful en . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Amir
Beyond the bright sea was an OK book therefore in my opinion it had some good things and bad things. I had liked the beginning of the book and that ga . . .
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After the Fire by Hayley
Normally I wouldn't pick this book up but it was recommended by a friend and so I read it. It was very emotional and is about a girl called Moonbeam w . . .
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The Hate U Give by Amir
In my opinion I have not enjoyed this book much at all as it was a bit more for adults. However the sense of feeling that the author brings to all the . . .
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The Hate U Give by Zoe
The Hate U Give is an amazing book about what it's like to live in a world where you are treated differently because of the colour of your skin. It i . . .
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The Hate U Give by Amber
8/10 Very good. A story of how teenager witnesses a death of her friend but she is the only one who saw it. . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Hayley
Beyond the Bright Sea was the first Carnegie book I read and my favourite so far. It was about a girl called Crow who wanted to find out who her pare . . .
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Where the World Ends by Amber
9/10! An amazing story, full of description and power. It really makes me feel like I'm in St Kilda. . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Lujain
Wed Wabbit is about a young girl getting sucked into her younger sisters book. As the story goes she figures out a way to escape. I found this book sp . . .
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Saint Death by Charlie
The main story is new and different, it goes a bit slow but the ending is great. The description can be very detailed but also a small bit confusing a . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Dinuka
The beginning of the story is very calm and tranquil however the story is a little too slow. . . .
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After the Fire by Lujain
This book was about a girl called Moonbeam. She is a girl in a religious group lead by a cruel leader called Father John. As the story progresses, it . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Hayley
At first I thought it sounded a little childish, but when I read it I really enjoyed it. I will be reading more books by Lissa Evans. My favourite pa . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Balarama
This book is really good. It shows a whole new world of imagination. . . .
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Release by Charlie
The main story is new and different, it goes a bit slow but the ending is great. . . .
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Saint Death by Amber
I didn't understand much of it but it had a lot of description! . . .
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The Bushey Academy
Bushey,
Girls Aloud
Herts,
The Merry Girls
Herts,
St Margaret's School Bushey
Watford,
 
Title: Salt to the Sea
Author: Ruta Sepetys
Winning Year: 2017

It's early 1945 and a group of people trek across Germany, bound together by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land. Four young people, each haunted by their own dark secret, narrate their unforgettable stori
 

 
 

Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. She studied Creative Writing at Belhaven University, where she was one of the only black students – a theme visited in The Hate U Give, her debut novel, which is currentl . . .