REMIX – Review by Natalia, Queen Elizabeth’s School for Girls

remixThis book is about two girls, Kaz and Ruby, who go to a festival to see their favourite band, meanwhile things at home are complicated.

Ruby is a wild and creative person who loves to have fun, her exuberance leads her into difficult situations and she doesn’t think of the consequences of her actions. Kaz is calmer and a little more sensible. She can overthink her decisions, taking time in making her mind up. The relationship between the girls is strong, you can feel the bond of the characters throughout the book.

I enjoyed the fact there were two narrators which showed the thoughts and feelings of the characters. This gave specific and interesting insights and emotions.

I would say this is more suitable for older readers, overall I really enjoyed this book.

 

REMIX – Review by Sarah, Queen Elizabeth’s School for Girls

remixThis adventurous book is about two girls, Kaz and Ruby who go to a festival to see their favourite band, to get away from the drama and troubles back at home.

Ruby is a wild and excitable girl whereas Kaz is calmer. They have a strong friendship which is severely tested in a bundle of events.

I enjoyed the fact that the book had two different narrators, so you could hear their different thoughts. On the other hand, it was a book that I wouldn’t really suggest for younger readers because of some of the events in the book. This is a great read for older readers.

 

WING JONES – Review by Konstantina, Queen Elizabeth’s School for Girls

wingWing Jones is about a girl called Wing, who lives with her mother, football star brother, and two grandmothers, one from China and the other from Ghana.

When her brother gets involved in a car accident which leads to him falling into a coma, Wing discovers an incredible talent for running.

This could save her family from their financial crisis, but it could also stop her getting the one thing she wants.

I think this is one of those books that once you start reading you just can’t put it down – you just have to see what happens next.

WING JONES – Review by Ella, Queen Elizabeth’s School for Girls

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Wing Jones is one of my favourite books. The reason is that Wing goes through a dramatic and life-changing event, but she doesn’t give up.  This really shows me and many other girls that we are all warriors.  We don’t give up, if we fall we get back up again.

I would recommend this book to all the girls in the world. Thank you Katherine Webber for this extraordinary and inspirational book!

WING JONES – Review by Natalia, Queen Elizabeth’s School for Girls

wingThis book is about a girl called Wing. She is half Chinese and half Ghanaian.  She has a brother who is the main star of the family, winning each football match. Everyone loves him. Unfortunately things go terribly wrong and the unfortunate events have a massive impact on Wing’s whole family.

Wing then decides to take up running to forget about the horrible things happening to her. But instead of fitting in like she hoped to, Wing realises she has the power to save her family.

I liked this book because it was different from all the other books that I normally read, as the main characters are not normally mixed-race. This makes it unique.  It was also a very interesting read and I couldn’t put it down because you feel a bond with the character as you read the book.

THE BOY AT THE TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN – Review by Erin, Queen Elizabeth’s School for Girls

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I really liked this book! It was very interesting looking at things in a different way and showing how easily someone can be influenced.

I have never read a book about the War where the Germans are the main characters so I liked how unique this is!

The only thing I didn’t like was all the different names and how different people addressed the characters in different ways.

Overall I liked how unique this book was but didn’t like the confusing names. I would recommend this book for Years 7 & 8.

THE MOONLIGHT DREAMERS – Review by Erin, Queen Elizabeth’s School for Girls

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I really liked this book! It took me a while to get used to the layout of the book but when I did it really surprised me because I don’t normally read this type of book but I actually loved it!

I found it difficult to keep all four different stories in my head but I loved it when they gradually all came together.

Throughout the book each girl goes through similar problems which different readers can relate to.