Book Reviews from September 2016

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Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief

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Percy Jackson was just a normal kid, until he accidentally vaporized his math teacher. Percy later learns that he is the son of a God, Zeus. What will happen to Percy? Read on to find out more!

The Tale of Despereaux

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Despereaux is a tiny mouse who was born with the most unusual abilities and features any mouse could have. His family finds him an embarrassment for his ‘deffects’ and despise him. However, this story is about how, through thick and thin, Despereaux shows that having a small and timid figure does not mean one cannot have a good courageous heart, even for a mouse.

The Fault In Our Stars

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The Fault in Our Stars is the sixth novel written by author John Green. It is about Hazel, a depressed sixteen year old cancer patient, who met Augustus, a boy in the cancer kid support group that she is in. The two then fell in love with each other and spent their slow-paced humorous, touching and sad moments together at Indianapolis, their hometown.Will they live happily ever after or will tragedy strike?

City Of Bones

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What if all the creatures from fairy tales are real? What if vampires, faeries, werewolves and even warlocks walked among us but we just can’t see them? On her birthday, Clary Fray finds out that she has been living a lie. She starts seeing ‘beings’ like demons all around the city and she doesn’t know what to do till she meets Jace, one of the world’s many shadow hunters. What adventure will Clary Fray embark on? Read on to find out more!

I Am Number Four

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live alongside aliens that look exactly like you? I Am Number Four, is the first book of a series, Lorien Legacies. I Am Number Four tells the story of how the nine aliens left of a race, called the Gardes, try to survive after escaping their planet, Lorien, which was being attacked by another evil alien race, the Mogadorians. Read on to find out more!

The Fire

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The Fire follows the adventures of Whisty and Whit Allgood, siblings chafing under the oppressive regime of the New Order. Set in a dystopian world where everything that is treasured is banned or censored- from books to music to art and freedom of expression- the siblings came together to form the Resistance to defeat the ruler.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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For the first time in many years, Hogwarts would be hosting the ‘Tri-Wizard Tournament’. It was a competition within three Europe’s biggest magical schools that involves a lot of trials which would display both physical and magical ability. Only contestants over a certain age limit can compete in the games. However, by some strange twist, Harry’s name was chosen by the enchanted Goblet of Fire which listed him as the fourth contestant in the tournament. What will happen to Harry in this book?

Under A Painted Sky

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Samantha dreams of moving back to New York to be a professional musician- not an easy thing if you’re a girl, and harder still if you’re Chinese. But a tragic accident dashes any hopes of fulfilling her dream and, instead, leaves her fearing in her life. Read on to find out what will happen to Samantha!