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Fortismere
London,
Group status: What a wonderful shadowing group we had this year! 34 regular attenders who wrote 238 reviews between them were invited to our Red Carpet party to watch the live screen and eat party grub. What larks!

Party time!

Fortismere's Carnegie Group is made up of Year 8 students. We meet once a week just to touch base and have a chat if we want. Let's see if we can beat the number of reviews posted in the past couple of years.

Mrs Ward (as she is the most responsible member of the group...)

Where the World Ends by pixie-lou
Where the world ends was a deep,intreging and entrancing book. There was never a dull moment and everything clicked very well. I felt quite attached t . . .
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After the Fire by Michael
I thoroughly enjoyed this book and especially by the end of the book I couldn't put it down. I became very understanding of the character's behaviour . . .
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Saint Death by jasmin
I really liked the ending but the start was sort of hard to understand, I kept on forgetting the events before. Also I didn't understand the pages of . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by irshad
It was an excellent book and a great choice to read. I really enjoyed the beginning when crow wanted to know why she was named crow. . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by pixie lou
Beyond the Bright Sea was a great book, it was mysterious, clever, original and intriguing. the story line was original and very fun. I really enjoye . . .
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Saint Death by Ori
Saint Death is a book about a boy named Arturo and his friend named Faustino. In the book the two get in trouble with people in their town. Faustino b . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Amelie
Beyond the Bright Sea is a novel about a young girl called Crow who was pushed out to sea when she was a baby. She wants to find out all about her pas . . .
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The Hate U Give by Luisa
Personally, i found 'The Hate U Give' interesting and a good story line but i thought it was slightly long and boring in the parts where there wasn't . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Hanan
'Beyond The Bright Sea' is a fantastic tale about the life of a little girl named Crow. It has amazing cliff-hanging chapters that leave you at the ed . . .
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Saint Death by Lizzie
This was a very interesting book. It was very serious and the tone of this book very intense. It was very thought provoking. The entire book is very r . . .
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Release by Lizzie
This book was like two stories in one. Although it seemed like the stories weren't really connected, they were both intriguing and interesting. At fi . . .
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Rook by Lizzie
Nice, heart warming story touching on the motives and reasons behind bullies' actions. Light and easy for any reader who fancies a break from denser m . . .
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Saint Death by Katie
ALTHOUGH AT FIRST I FOUND THIS BOOK DIFFICULT TO GET INTO, IT LATER CAME AROUND TO BE QUITE AN ENJOYABLE BOOK AND I REALLY LIKED IT.I CANT THINK OF M . . .
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Where the World Ends by Rita
the plot of the book, to me, made no sense. I couldn't get into the book unless I forced myself to. Around the end I found It getting better but I sti . . .
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Release by Michael
I enjoyed some parts of Release but I was left quite confused in some sections. I felt like the characters should have been described a bit more but t . . .
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Release by pixie-lou
Release was an interesting if slightly odd book I found the main storyline enjoyable however the Dead girl story was a bit freaky and frankly has litt . . .
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Saint Death by Nathan
A completely brilliant book. I loved the dark theme throughout it and thought every plot point was amazing. The character interactions were fantastic . . .
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Release by Daisy U
I didn't really enjoy this book because it was not very clear and I found it confusing. This book was very detailed and the author explained things we . . .
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Saint Death by Salka
CONTAINS SPOILERS I quite liked this book, although there were so many different gang names and police names I had no idea what was what and who th . . .
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Where the World Ends by Olivia
I think that this book has a good plotline and some interesting characters, however, it was very slow moving and not very exciting. I would definitely . . .
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Where the World Ends by Abby
Although this book had a good plotline, it was quite slow paced and some areas needed more energy. It had many interesting characters but in many area . . .
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After the Fire by Jay
I thought this book was really interesting and it shows a life stuck behind walls and not being able to see the outside world. It shows lies told by a . . .
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Where the World Ends by Annabelle
I didn't like this book as it wasn't very interesting or understandable. I found this book hard to relate to. i wouldn't recommend this book. . . .
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Saint Death by Annabelle
I found saint death really interesting and it talked about an issue that's commonly accepted without anyone taking any action. I would recommend this . . .
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After the Fire by Bill
After the Fire is a novel about a girl called Moonbeam who has lived most of her life trapped in a cult base which is run by an evil man called Father . . .
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The Hate U Give by Jay
I really liked this book, I think it was really interesting and it showed the big difference between a rough and dangerous neighbourhood full of gangs . . .
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After the Fire by Hanan
After The Fire was an absolutely amazing book, with extreme plot twists and fantastical characters. I think it might even be one of the best i've read . . .
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Rook by Rachel
Rook was an amazing book. I would highly suggest this to all my friends.Although it was short I would read this again it was great. . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Gracie
Wed Wabbit is a fun book to read with an easy to follow storyline. I think it is aimed at younger readers but I still found it enjoyable to read. . . .
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Release by Kathleen
Release was a rollercoaster of emotion and I could not put it down the reader is made to empathize with the characters and feel sorrow. Release was an . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Ori
Wed Wabbit tells the story of a girl named Fidge and her sister named Minnie (or her toys to be more exact) In the story Fidge and her cousin Graham h . . .
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After the Fire by Ori
After The Fire is a book which describes the life of a 17 years old girl named Moonbeam and the traumatic events she has been. In the start, Moonbeam . . .
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Rook by Oliver
The book had some nice ideas, dealing with an autistic brother and the family caring for the rook, but I just felt like the book didn't really have an . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Rita
With Beyond the Bright Sea, I didn't feel like the book went anywhere for most of the beginning. I wasn't addicted to reading the book and it didn't p . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Eva
I really enjoyed reading this book as it was funny. It did feel a little young but was still very exciting. i red it very fast and it was hard to put . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Martin
Wed wabbit is a sweet, funny book about the adventures 10 year old Fidge, her cousin and other characters have in the strange land of Wimbley Woo's. . . .
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After the Fire by Annabelle
I found this book enjoyable and gripping. It was very unique and one of my favourite books that I have read. I would recommend this book to 13+ includ . . .
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Saint Death by Amelie
I found this book very interesting. It is a action packed story about two boys who are trying to escape across the Mexican and US border to get away f . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Nathan
This book was absolutely brilliant. I loved finding out about Crow's past and seeing watching the relationship between Osh and Crow. The adventures we . . .
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Release by jamsin
I found myself reading every possible moment I had spare. It was such an amazing book but I would've liked to know some more about the main character' . . .
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After the Fire by jamsin
I found it difficult to understand the format to begin with although once I sat down and read it for a long time it began to make more sense. The stor . . .
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Release by Oliver
This was a very confusing book to follow. Parts I understood and others I didn't. Adam is gay and hasn't told his parents. He feels like he should tel . . .
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Where the World Ends by jasmin
The first few chapters were hard to get into but after a while I couldn't put the book down. Not one of my all time favourite but well written and ima . . .
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Where the World Ends by Katie
This book improved greatly after the first like six chapters. At first, however I found it quite boring and difficult to get into. Later on though, I . . .
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The Hate U Give by irshad
It was a great book, I recommend this book to teens who enjoy drama. . . .
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The Hate U Give by pixie-lou
This book is sublime. I can say no more. READ IT! . . .
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Where the World Ends by Maddie K
I thought this book was great. I really enjoyed the plot of the book as well as the characters in the book. I felt I could connect with Quill and the . . .
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The Hate U Give by William
Amazing story that really shows the life of Starr in all its intensity . . .
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Where the World Ends by William
A amazing story but takes some time to get your teeth in to it . . .
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Wed Wabbit by William
A book that is clearly set for a younger read but still good . . .
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After the Fire by Eva
I found this book very interesting and thoroughly enjoyed reading it. I was shocked many times and it was extremely exciting and thrilling towards the . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Luisa
At first I thought that Wed Wabbit would be slightly too childish for me but I liked it. It wasn't my favourite so far but it was a nice break from th . . .
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Saint Death by Bill
Saint Death is a thrilling, action-packed novel set in Mexico where the main character, Arturo, is on a race against time to get enough money to save . . .
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Saint Death by oliver
Saint Death is based on a boy named Arturo and his life in a poor town full of gangs.Faustino, Arturo's friend, is trying to escape from the gang he' . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by oliver
Crow lives on a tiny, isolated island adopted by Osh. One day she sees a fire on another island and hopes it might be her parents. She sets out on a q . . .
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Where the World Ends by oliver
Where The World Ends is about a boy and his friends and every year they go to the stacs to catch birds. This year however they don't get taken back to . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Daisy R
This book was a good read however I didnít find it amazing and it didnít stand out to me as a favourite. Beyond the Bright sea kept me in suspense and . . .
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After the Fire by Gracie
I think that After the Fire is a unique and special book that I really enjoyed reading. I felt great sympathy for Moonbeam. The way it was written mad . . .
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Rook by Kathleen
Rook was a unique and interesting book. I loved the fact that it started from a bird's perspective. Rook is great if you want a short read . . .
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Where the World Ends by Martin
A slow-paced but nevertheless exciting book that gets better as the book progresses. Where the World Ends had lots of new characters introduced all th . . .
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Where the World Ends by Michael
I enjoyed reading Where the World Ends in parts but I generally found the book quite confusing. I felt like there were to many characters and I feel l . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Nathan
A truly amazing book. I loved following Crow find out about her past and reading the interactions between Crow and Osh. I thought the entire story wa . . .
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After the Fire by Livia
I loved this book. Although it started at a slow place, eventually it picked up and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I found it troubling that someone went th . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Abby
This book was quite slow paced, but eventually had a good climax that changed Crow's pint of view. I would recommend this book to ages 10-14. . . .
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Saint Death by Jay
I think this book was good because it had a good story and it tackles real life issues of poverty and shows the consequences of gambling and being par . . .
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Rook by Yuvraj
I found this book really interesting and unique as the story was really gripping and exiting. The book always wanted to make me flip the page and had . . .
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Saint Death by Rachel
I thought this book was great.I highly enjoyed it and I would recommend it to friends and family. Overall this was a marvellous book and I would read . . .
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The Hate U Give by Olivia
I really enjoyed this book because it was very gripping and it made you want to know what happens next. It has a great storyline which is full of acti . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Tallis
Beyond the Bright Sea is an OK book. With little depth to the characters the only thing good about this book is the plot twists. . . .
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Release by Ori
Release tells the story of both a boy named Adam and a dead girl named Katie. I loved how in the end the two stories emerged with being separate throu . . .
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After the Fire by Tallis
After the Fire is a amazing book about a 17 year old girl named Moonbeam who is rescued from a cult. After being rescued Moonbeam goes through counsel . . .
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The Hate U Give by Tallis
THUG is an excellent book. THUG combines the power of fact and fiction making this book exerting and also delicate. THUG has a lot of emotional drama . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Tallis
Wed Wabbit is an childish book. While Wed Wabbit is not a bad book the story as well as characters and the setting are very childish. That being said . . .
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Where the World Ends by Esme
I found 'Where the World Ends' to be a good book. The plot at first seemed simple: there was a group of men and boys stranded on an island; pretty str . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Daisy R
Wed Wabbit was a humorous and interesting book. I found it a bit childish for me however I think younger readers would enjoy it more. Overall, it wasn . . .
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Saint Death by ??
I loved this book. I definitely did not expect to like this book but I really enjoyed it. The book took a while to get into but once it got started it . . .
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The Hate U Give by William
Amazing view into the life of Starr. I really enjoyed it. . . .
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Wed Wabbit by William
This book is very clearly meant for a younger age group and for them it would be a good book. . . .
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The Hate U Give by Salka
I really really liked this book. It was very gripping and I found myself not wanting to put it down. The characters were very good and I really enjoye . . .
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Saint Death by Martin
A great book about politics, gangs in Mexico and friendship in hard situations. Some scenes were a bit slow-paced and others intense and exciting (e.g . . .
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After the Fire by Rita
After the fire was an amazing book to read. It really showed me another perspective on things and how some believing in something can really mess with . . .
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Rook by Daisy R
Rook was a very sweet book that taught me to always have faith in things and to try not to think pessimistically, even if you don't think things will . . .
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Release by Daisy R
Release was an interesting book that I really enjoyed. I liked how it switched between two perspectives but I felt it was a bit unexplained at the end . . .
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Where the World Ends by Kathleen
Where the World Ends had a slow start but was captivating. The reader feels confused and sorrow for Quilliam and the group at the beginning of the sto . . .
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The Hate U Give by Gracie
One of the most outstanding books I read so far containing so many emotions and powerful messages. The story this book holds such strength and authent . . .
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Release by Hanan
Release is an intriguing book, both about the life of a boy named Adam and the tale of a dead girl named Katie. The book is a great read, increasingly . . .
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Rook by Hanan
Rook is an interesting and short book centred around a boy named Nicky. The plot was very clear and interesting, and each chapter just made you want . . .
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Where the World Ends by Yuvraj
I found the story to Where The World Ends quite interesting however it was quite long and i couldn't really understand what was going on due to the ma . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Nusayba
Wed Wabbit is an amazing book which is fast paced and action filled. I would say that if I was 9 yrs old this would be my favourite book but I would r . . .
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The Hate U Give by Annabelle
This is my favourite book that I've read so far. I found that this book was nail biting and extremely hard to put down. I would recommend this book to . . .
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The Hate U Give by Livia
I absolutely loved this book. It was very entertaining, I liked how it talks about real-life issues. I also enjoyed how the author included humour whi . . .
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Rook by Mia
This was a quick and easy book to read that I thoroughly enjoyed. I really like the opening chapter which was from the perspective of a rook. I also l . . .
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After the Fire by Melissa
I thought after the fire was brilliant. It had a great plot and I would highly suggest to friends and family. I would love to read this book again it . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Lizzie
What do you do when your four year old sister is hospitalised and you find yourself in a grotesque world inhabited by your little sisterís toys? Fidg . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Nathan
Wed Wabbit was an extremely fun and exciting book. You could never guess what was going to happen next, and it always surprised you. Great book. . . .
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Release by irshad
It was a good book but I did not enjoy it as much as I did with the other books. . . .
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The Hate U Give by Amelie
The Hate You Give is an amazing novel. It tackles some difficult themes such as: Racism, police brutality,Gun crime, Drugs, poverty and gang violence. . . .
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Saint Death by Daisy R
This book was a hard-hitting novel that explores the cost and integrity of decency. It was an unflinching portrayal of evil and showed that life is no . . .
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Rook by Luisa
Even though Rook was short, i found it very interesting. I liked the way that the book was from the perspective of the 'Rook' at the beginning and the . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Luisa
Like I said in one of my previous reviews, this book isn't the sort of one I would pick to read - I like more action novels but I did quite like 'Beyo . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Eva
I thought the beginning of this book was a little boring and I couldn't really get into. However, as I read more and more I found myself also wanting . . .
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Release by Bill
Release is a novel with two unconnected stories. One is about a gay teenager, Adam, who is conflicted in love, and the other is about a ghost seeking . . .
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Rook by Ori
Rook is a book which reflects on realistic problems. Even though the book is short it's still structured in a great way and tells a sweet storyline. I . . .
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The Hate U Give by Michael
This is definitely one of my favourite books of all time! The story made me feel such a range of emotions that I felt like I couldn't stop reading! Th . . .
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Wed Wabbit by pixie-lou
Wed Rabbit was fun, creative and relatively short making it a great read. The plot was also quite original which meant the storyline was full of surpr . . .
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Where the World Ends by Ori
Where the world ends is a book which shows us life doesn't always go as planned. In the book a group of boys are send to collect materials and food on . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Maddie K
I loved this book. It was beautifully written with characters that the reader instantly connects with. In the book, Crow (with the help of Osh and Ms . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Jay
I found the book quite strange in the fact that it seemed like Fidge and Graham had gone crazy and had become delusional. But I did like the different . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Annabelle
I found this book really enjoyable. The fact that it was written for 8+ was easy to follow but fast paced. I would recommend this book to all ages.Ove . . .
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The Hate U Give by Hanan
The Hate U Give is an outstanding book based on the life of a witness after she watched her innocent best friend be brutally murdered by a police offi . . .
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The Hate U Give by Mia
I really enjoyed reading this book and I thought that the style in which it was written allowed me to put myself in the characters' shoes. I thought t . . .
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After the Fire by Salka
SPOILER ALERT! I really enjoyed this book and I think it's the best one so far, I really liked how slowly Moonbeam's story unfolds throughout the boo . . .
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Where the World Ends by Daisy R
Despite a slow start, I did enjoy this book although it wasnít my favourite. I loved the storyline however didnít feel very excited by it. It was comp . . .
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Rook by Olivia
I really enjoyed this book as it was quite easy to read and had a very sweet storyline to it. I think that this book would be good for readers 5+ beca . . .
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Release by Abby
Release was a very good book, coming from two peoples perspective and following their life-or death. I would recommend this book to ages 13 and upward . . .
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After the Fire by Oliver
Moonbeam lives on a compound in the middle of the desert. Her leader is Father John who claims God has spoken to him and there are so many rules to fo . . .
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The Hate U Give by Martin
One of the best books I have read so far! The Hate U Give (THUG) is a book that deals with the unfairness of reality. New characters are introduced d . . .
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Rook by Maddie K
It was a short, quick book which I really enjoyed. My favourite part was the opening of the book which was from the perspective of the rook (Rooky). I . . .
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Rook by Jack
This book is about a family who care for a young Rook who has been injured in a fight with another bird. This book is very short it also describes dif . . .
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Saint Death by Jack
It is a book about Mexican gangs and violence and drugs. A lot of gambling and murder. . . .
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Release by Jack
It is a book for people who can deal with adult concepts.Not for younger readers . . .
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After the Fire by Jack
A great book with a great story line. It tells you throughout about the earlier story . . .
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The Hate U Give by Yuvraj
I loved this book due to the story line and learnt how racism can affect anyone day to day lives and be fatal.Also the book had little bits of comedy . . .
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Saint Death by kwesi
Saint Death is a book that represents the hardships of mexico set in Anapra it has quite a bit of swearing and sadly the main character dies at the ve . . .
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Release by katie
It didnt make sense. I think it would have been a better book if it was just one of the two stories rather than both squished together randomly. Howev . . .
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After the Fire by katie
I absolutely loved this book, I thought it was incredibly well written with an exciting plot-line and well- developed characters. It was gripping,dark . . .
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Where the World Ends by Nathan
An absolutely brilliant book. I loved seeing how the characters progressed and dealt with the hardships they faced. The plot was amazing and so was th . . .
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Rook by annabelle
i found the book rook very easy to read with a good flow it was an enjoyable book. i would recommend it to 12+ that find reading difficult. . . .
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Release by Rita
Release was a good book overall. Although I feel as if the book didn't have an obvious ending, as in the book could have still gone on, and into more . . .
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After the Fire by Olivia
I think that After The Fire is a brilliant book with a exciting, scary and sad storyline. It is very gripping and the more you read, the more you star . . .
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The Hate U Give by jasmin
The best book I have read so far, hands down. Amazingly written and the story line was great. I would recommend this book to anyone and everyone. the . . .
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After the Fire by Rachel
This was one of my favourite books I have ever read.Its plot and story line was intriguing and brilliant. i would highly suggest this to everyone i kn . . .
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Saint Death by Yuvraj
Saint Death was an amazing book due to the suspense the author built throughout it.I loved the story line about how a friend would have to make money . . .
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The Hate U Give by Abby
The Hate U Give was a very good book, with lots of backstories within it and many new characters introduced as the book goes along. It was very well w . . .
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Saint Death by Hanan
Saint Death is a thrilling book, set in South America, about the gory tales of Arturo and his friend Faustino. The book has multiple action packed sce . . .
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After the Fire by Mia
I enjoyed the book and particularly like the ending which I won't ruin for other people. I thought the ending brought the book to a beautiful finish. . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Michael
I enjoyed Wed Wabbit quite a lot but I found it hard to follow at times. This may have been because it is written for children younger than me however . . .
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Saint Death by Rita
Saint Death was definitely a journey. Though I found that through reading the book I wasn't addicted I was just enjoying a nice stroll. But the ending . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Maddie K
This book was fun and made me laugh. It was a quick and easy read that I thoroughly enjoyed. Overall the book was kind of unexpected and really weird. . . .
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Where the World Ends by Salka
I didn't like this book at all because it was way too boring. Nothing exciting happened. I really liked the characters and would be happy to read book . . .
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After the Fire by Daisy R
I really enjoyed this book despite it not being the type of book I would usually read. It had action and suspense on every page and it was exciting fr . . .
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After the Fire by Kathleen
After the Fire hooks the reader at the first page. I love how the story unfolds by pivoting between past and present tense. One thing that remains co . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Bill
Wed Wabbit is a colourful and imaginative book based around a girl called Fidge who has to retrieve her sister Minnie's toy, Wed Wabbit from a strange . . .
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Rook by Eva
I finished this book in one day as I could hardly put it down. I liked the way the end and beginning tied together but everything that happened in-bet . . .
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Saint Death by Eva
Overall I did enjoy this book. However I found the first half a little boring and couldn't get into it but towards the end it got much more exciting. . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Maddy P
This was a very good book, I thoroughly enjoyed it and although I have been told that it was written for children I do believe anyone can read it. It . . .
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Saint Death by Ben
Saint Death is a thrilling book set on the Mexican-US border about the struggle for two friends to support each other. The book does a great job in ma . . .
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After the Fire by Tallis
There's no one good thing about After the Fire, it's all good. After the Fire brings a sense of tragedy and horror into the reader. The number of time . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Tallis
Overall Beyond the Bright Sea is a mediocre book at best. The plot goes up and down up and down repeatedly throughout the story and the characters hav . . .
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The Hate U Give by Tallis
This book made me cry and laugh and feel like i was a part of the book standing next to everyone through it all. THUG contains extraordinarily moving . . .
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Release by Tallis
Release was amazing. The plot intense and suspense full not for a second was I bored. Release contains a mix of interesting characters, religion and a . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Rachel
i thought this book was good but it left a lot of unanswered questions which it would of been better if answered. Overall it was a action packed book . . .
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Rook by Michael
I really enjoyed Rook even though it was a very short book. The characters were very strong, The settings were described well and the images created w . . .
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The Hate U Give by Oliver
The hate u give(Thug) is about a black girl who goes to a school full of white people. She is classified as 'cool' there just because she is black. He . . .
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Rook by Melissa
It was such an intriguing book and I could not put it down. I liked how the bird helped the family and I would definitely recommend this book to other . . .
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Release by Maddie K
My favourite thing about the book was that included two parallel plots: both 'real' life and 'made up' (ghosts). I liked the idea of two very differen . . .
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Rook by Jay
I really liked this book, I found it quite relatable because I have an older brother myself and also the struggles of school. I also found the book he . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Lizzie
Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk is about a young girl called Crow who washes up on a shore and is taken in by a man called Osh. As she grows up s . . .
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Release by Luisa
In my opinion, Release is very unique and interesting but also, slightly confusing. I found the chapters from Katherine's point of view very cool but, . . .
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After the Fire by Luisa
After the Fire is scary, shocking, disturbing, gripping, sad and amazing. It is very well written and I really like how you find out about Moonbeam's . . .
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Saint Death by pixie-lou
When I picked up Saint Death I immediately judged it by its cover - an ornate skull - and expected action, adventure and perhaps even a bit of horror . . .
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Rook by Martin
A short but exciting book. Rook is a book about general life problems, like bullying, family issues and health issues. However, the book is very short . . .
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Release by Rachel
I thought Release was an amazing book. It was such a smart and well thought out plot with lots of twists as well. Although the book is probably a 14 . . .
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Saint Death by Maddy P
I was a little sceptical of this book when I was first given it as none of my friends, who were also doing the Carnegie shadowing, had read it and it . . .
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The Hate U Give by Ori
The Hate U Give is a book which tells you some of the issues black people faced in the past and still today. Starr's life was normal until her friend . . .
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After the Fire by Naimo
I was very engrossed in this story and loved the way they told the story. . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Naimo
I really loved this book. I thought the plot was interesting and liked the ending. This is definitely one of my top books. . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Michael
Beyond the Bright Sea was a book that I enjoyed but didn't love. My main criticism would be that there wasn't enough answers to the questions the book . . .
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Saint Death by Michael
I really enjoyed this book. One of the main reasons I enjoyed it was because of how fast paced it was. Every single chapter ended on a cliff hanger wh . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Nusayba
This book is fast pacing book and amazing . I would recommend this book for 8+.This book had a lot of twists and I mean literally.I love this book and . . .
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Where the World Ends by Jay
My impression of this book is that it is quite boring and not much happens, it also moves very slowly I also don't think that the language in this is . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by annabelle
I really loved this book. It was interesting because I didn't know a lot about lepers. I love the character of Crow, and the way she was brave, courag . . .
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Rook by Abby
Although this is a short book, it was enjoyable and easy to read. I would suggest this book to ages 10 and up. . . .
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After the Fire by Abby
After the Fire was an amazing book that I thoroughly enjoyed. It had lots of plot twists and I liked how it revealed secrets as the book went along. I . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Oliver
I thought Wed Wabbit was a very funny book because of how it shows a child's perspective on imagination.The Wimbley Woo world is related to real life . . .
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After the Fire by Nathan
I thought this book was amazing. It was very emotional and sad to see the the cult's impact on its members. I also thought it was written amazingly. T . . .
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Release by Martin
Release by Patrick Ness is a book about a single day in Adam Thorn's life. In general, I think it's a good book dealing with many issues yet some part . . .
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Release by Melissa
It was such an amazing book and I loved the ending of it. I would recommend it to friends and family because the plot of the book is so good. . . .
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The Hate U Give by Nathan
I really enjoyed this book. The plotline was brilliant and it was written amazingly. The idea of the officer assuming Khalil was a thug and drug deale . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Jasmin
I really enjoyed reading this over the holidays. I found myself not being able to put it down. I read it twice already and would definitely read it a . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Irshad
I really enjoyed Wed Wabbit. there was a lot of thought and imagination put into this story. However this book is aimed towards 8 to 10 year old kids. . . .
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Rook by jasmin
Well written and engaging although I found the story line didn't include enough action for my preference. I know some people who would love this book . . .
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Rook by Livia
I really enjoyed this book as it had an unusual plot which I found very interesting. I liked how the author managed to tie the rook into the storyline . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Benjamin
Beyond the Bright sea is undoubtedly a brilliant book. It has quirky, lovable characters and is beautifully written. The plot begins slow and at times . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Amelie
I quite enjoyed reading Wed Wabbit. It was a lighthearted, funny story. However, I found it a little bit childish at times so I would recommend it to . . .
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Release by Olivia
I think that Release is a very well written book with a strong message behind it. It has a great storyline although it is probably unsuitable for youn . . .
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The Hate U Give by Eva
This book has been my favourite so far, it was extremely exciting and I couldn't put it down. I loved the storyline and it dealt with interesting issu . . .
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Release by Eva
I really enjoyed reading this book and found it very interesting. I liked that it was all set over a couple of days, this allowed for the author to go . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Ori
Beyond the Bright Sea is a book which shows the fact that not all people are lucky to know where they came from. In the book, Crow goes on lots of dif . . .
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The Hate U Give by Kathleen
The Hate U Give was a unique and fantastic book. I loved how The Hate U Give actually meant the word "Thug" this is what made the book so unique. I lo . . .
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After the Fire by Amelie
I loved reading After The Fire because the story was so intriguing to me that I couldn't put it down! It tells the story of 17 year old Moonbeam who h . . .
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Rook by Bill
Rook is a short novel about a boy, Nicky and his brother, Kenny who find an injured rook and decide to take care of it. Nicky also experiences bullyin . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Katie
This book is a masterpiece. Destined to be a classic compared with the likes of 'Alice in wonderland' and 'Peter Rabbit'. A lovely story for children . . .
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The Hate U Give by Katie
I really loved this book, I thought it was incredibly well written and I couldn't put it down. It was very important and if everybody read this book . . .
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Rook by Rita
Rook was an enjoyable book to pass time with. To me this booked seemed as if it had pick-pocketed the most thrilling moment of a boys life, in this ca . . .
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The Hate U Give by Bill
The Hate U Give is a moving novel based around a sixteen year old girl, Starr who witnesses her childhood best friend, Khalil get shot by a policeman. . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Salka
I don't have a lot to say about this book, but that I really liked it. Although I wouldn't have picked it up if I could've picked which ones to read, . . .
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The Hate U Give by Rita
A beautiful book. One of the best I've ever read. The story shows true emotions and really make the reader feel as if the scene is happening right in . . .
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Rook by Amelie
I enjoyed reading Rook because I really like the unique style it is written in. The author writes in the first person which shows you how the main cha . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Salka
This book really amazed me. I developed an emotional atachment to some of the characters like Crow, Osh, and Miss.Maggie. I really liked how everythin . . .
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The Hate U Give by Daisy R
This book was SO good. I could barely put it down as I loved it so much. Iím so glad to have spent my time reading it. I loved the message it gave tha . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Olivia
I really enjoyed this book and thought it was full of character and adventure. It is well written and enjoyable due to the rhymes and the imaginative . . .
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The Hate U Give by Maddie
I loved this book and couldn't put it down. It was gripping and the main character (Starr) was inspiring because of the way she found the courage to s . . .
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Rook by Esme
Although a small tale, ĎRookí by Anthony McGowan is a treasure. It is a down to earth story of a teenage boy who doesnít have a lot, and explores his . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Esme
I really enjoyed Lissa Evans' 'Wed Wabbit'. It is a clever, imaginative, laugh-out-loud, heartfelt book that people of our age group can be entertaine . . .
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After the Fire by Maddie
I really enjoyed reading After the Fire. The way it was written made me feel like I was experiencing everything that Moonbeam described and put me in . . .
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Where the World Ends by Eva
I would not usually read a book like this but it surprised me. The book was well written but sometimes hard to understand as the boys spoke with Scott . . .
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Where the World Ends by Luisa
Usually, this would not be the sort of book I would choose to read myself but I actually really enjoyed it! I found it started slightly slow for my li . . .
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Rook by Katie
This book wasn't quite for me as i felt it would have been better if it had a more complex plot line.i enjoyed the bits about the rook however I didn' . . .
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Saint Death by william
The book was an amazing mix of politics and human sorrow and was an amazing story if not a bit cynical but that made it all the more in depth. . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Nusayba
This book is an excellent book which quenches the thirst of people who crave adventure.I would recommend this book for 10+.This book had an excellent . . .
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After the Fire by Martin
After the Fire is a great book about one girl's recovery after the terrible events she witnessed in a cult. The book offers a different kind of read a . . .
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Saint Death by Olivia
I really enjoyed this book as it is written very well and has a very good storyline to it. It was very gripping and quite tense in places. I did think . . .
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The Hate U Give by Melissa
The hate u give was an amazing book. It was so addictive and I could not put it down. The reason I like the book is because it sends a very powerful m . . .
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Rook by Tallis
Rook started off dry and with no obvious meaning but after Nicholas gets expelled the book becomes rich with flavor and texture. However the ending of . . .
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Rook by Nusayba
This book is amazing in every way and even though it is short story it will still have more to say than any book with a thick pages.This book is extre . . .
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Rook by Naimo
Rook was a good book, easy to read and a very good storyline. . . .
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Release by Naimo
I just finished this book today and i really liked it. My favourite part of this book was the story about Katherine's spirit trying to find peace with . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Hanan
Wed Wabbit is an interesting book, with funny and relatable characters. It's a thrilling adventure through the Land Of The Wimbly Woos, and the extra . . .
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Wed Wabbit by jasmin
Wed Wabbit is an amazing book with a very creative plot line. I like how it is almost like entering a small child's imagination. The fact that the hum . . .
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Saint Death by Naimo
I found this to be a very interesting book. The start was quite slow but as I read on I was more and more gripped by the story. I was not expecting wh . . .
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Wed Wabbit by livia
I really enjoyed this book. I recommend it for children aged 8+. As it was quite young for me I think younger children would enjoy it more but overall . . .
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The Hate U Give by Naimo
I loved this book. It was moving and allowed me to understand the lives of the people who go through the trauma of losing someone to police brutality. . . .
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Release by Annabelle
I thought the book was great. The storyline gripping I would recommend this book to 13+. . . .
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Rook by Kwesi
It was good but there was quite a lot of swearing and it was short so I would prefer a longer book . . .
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Where the World Ends by Tallis
It was a boring run of 317 pages. Throughout the entire book it was predictable what would come next. The book was easy enough to understand but could . . .
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Release by Nusayba
I think that this book's like many books. It has good and bad things.One of the good things is that it starts well but the ending is amazing because t . . .
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Rook by Gracie
I really enjoyed this book because of the style that it was written in. It includes different perspectives which I think makes the book more interesti . . .
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Rook by Pixie-Lou
Although I wasn't attracted by this book at first because of its unattractive cover by the end, I was impressed. It started rather unusually (from a b . . .
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The Hate U Give by Rachel
I thought the book was amazing it was gripping and I couldn't put the book down. It was a great story and I would highly suggest to everyone. Its a gr . . .
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Rook by William
This book was very interesting and put light on bullies but I would have liked it the story was longer to give more time to get to know the characters . . .
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Saint Death by Nusayba
*** SPOILER ALERT *** This book is very good I liked the bit at the end where Arturo dies because it is a very good twist and an excellent way to . . .
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Rook by Salka
I quite liked the book, it was really interesting. It sort of showed me that when life gets tough, don't give up and keep going. I also think that it . . .
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Release by william
Amazing book. I really felt every moment of the book like I lived it. . . .
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Saint Death by Tallis
While Saint Death was a good book I thought that it was missing backstory. Saint Death tried to convey the histories of characters in too short a time . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Rachel
I thought the book was great; it is a great book for 8+ years. It had a fast paced plot that keeps the reader turning the pages. Overall the book was . . .
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The Hate U Give by Nusayba
I really liked the book because it knew just the way to start a book.It also showed the problems of losing someone close to you and it was structured . . .
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Rook by irshad
I loved this book, I really recommend this book to ages over 10. It's amazing, it's really relatable, it shows reasons why bullies are bullies and why . . .
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Hornsey School for Girls
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Highgate Wood School
London,
The Wolfe Pack
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Title: Maggot Moon
Author: Sally Gardner
Winning Year: 2013

A ruthless regime is determined to beat its enemies in a race to the moon. But when his best friend Hector is suddenly taken away, it is up to unlikely hero Standish, his grandfather, and a small band of rebels, to confront and defeat the ever-present opp
 

 
 

Geraldine McCaughrean

Geraldine McCaughrean is a multi-award-winning children’s author. She has now been shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal eight times, and has won once before with A Pack of Lies in 1988.  She has won the Whitbread Children's . . .