Author: Katherin Patterson Publisher: Harper Collins Genre: Fiction Pages: 128 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis Jess Aarons' greatest ambition is to be the fastest runner in his grade. He's been practising all summer and can't wait to see his classmates' faces when he beats them all. But on the first day of school, a new girl boldly crosses… Continue reading Book Review: Bridge to Terabithia
Author: Gary Paulsen Publisher: Pandemonium Genre: Fiction, survival Pages: 193 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis On his way to visit his recently divorced father in the Canadian mountains, thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson is the only survivor when the single-engine plane crashes. His body battered, his clothes in shreds, Brian must now stay alive in the boundless Canadian wilderness. More… Continue reading Book Review: Hatchet
Author: Louis Sachar Publisher: Scholastic Genre: Fiction Pages: 233 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐½ Synopsis Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnats. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys' detention centre, Camp Green Lake, where the warden makes the boys "build character" by spending… Continue reading Book Review: Holes
Title: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Author: J.K Rowling Genre: Middle Grade Pages: 317 Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️½ Synopsis Harry Potter, along with his best friends (Ron and Hermione) is about to start his third year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Harry can't wait to get back to school after the summer holidays. (Who… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Spoiler Free Review)
Title: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Author: J.K Rowling Genre: Middle Grade Pages: 251 Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️½ Synopsis Harry is all set and ready to go back to Hogwarts when he receives a warning from a strange, impish creature who says that if Harry returns to Hogwarts, disaster will strike. And strike it does. For… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (spoiler-free review)
Title: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Author: J.K Rowling Genre: Middle Grade Pages: 223 Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Synopsis Harry Potter is an orphaned boy who grows up in a world where he certainly doesn't fit in. That is until the night of his eleventh birthday when his entire world is turned upside down and he learns he… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Spoiler-Free Review)
Title: Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens Author: J.M Barrie Genre: Children's fiction Pages: 125 Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ How have I not read this before? This is the sweetest little children's story and I absolutely loved it. The narrative is something quite different that I don't think I have come across recently and that is that the… Continue reading What a tale!