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The Glass Bird Girl (Knights Haddon 1)
The Glass Bird Girl (Knights Haddon 1)
Price: £3.60

5.0 out of 5 stars Glass Bird Girl, 20 Oct 2014
This book is very good, I have met Esme Kerr (both of them!) and they are nice. Edie as a character develops very well and it is very clever to entwine two genres, spying and school. If you are contemplating buying this book then it's a certain YES from me! I would recommend this to 9-13 year olds. Can't wait for the next (and hopefully just as phenomenal) book in the series!

49 Excuses for Not Tidying Your Bedroom (The 49... Series Book 1)
49 Excuses for Not Tidying Your Bedroom (The 49... Series Book 1)
Price: £0.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable - and useful!, 19 Oct 2014
This is a hilarious book which I very much enjoyed. I also like James Warwood's other books like the rest of the 49 Series and the Grotty Spoon. If you are thinking of buying it definitely do, it is worth it!!!

Picture Perfect (Geek Girl, Book 3)
Picture Perfect (Geek Girl, Book 3)
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5.0 out of 5 stars The geek rocks, 6 Jun 2014
Woo hoo! Harriet Manners is back in a gut-wrenchingly hilarious third book!
Harriet has a simple plan for the summer:
Get exam results
Go back to school
Phone Nick regularly
Avoid Alexa
But then her parents throw the bombshell at her and Harriet has to give up everything she loves... the Manners are moving to NY!
This book, as well as being funny, is also quite serious. Harriet hasn't seen her boyfried since, like, FOREVER, and she can't wait to see him again. But when Nick forgets her birthday, Harriet begins to wonder... is her boyfriend really who she thinks he is? Has she romanticized him?
Throw in a new modelling job, an over-eager teen stylist who disapproves of Nick, a boy who seems almost too good to be true, and of course the ridiculous antics of Wilbur Evans, and there you have it.
Geek Girl Book 3, Picture Perfect.

Chocolate Box Girls: Summer's Dream
Chocolate Box Girls: Summer's Dream
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5.0 out of 5 stars I love this book - warning, this contains spoilers, 4 May 2014
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If you like the other Cathy Cassidy books, you'll love this one.
Summer Tanberry is pretty, cool and popular. She's the girl everyone wants to be. She is close to her twin sister, Skye, and they confide everything to each other. But when their parents divorce and their father moves to Australia, Summer finds herself drifting further and further away from her twin. When Skye admits that she'd never shared Summer's love of dancing, Summer finally realises that she can't tell her sister everything.
However, luck strikes and Summer's dancing teacher Miss Elise selects her as one of the few to compete for a place at a new dancing school, Rochelle Academy. Summer’s talents are pushed to the limit as she tires herself out practising day in, day out.
When Summer begins to worry about her weight, she has nobody to talk to and finds herself slipping. Forgetting everything she has been advised against, Summer does everything she can to lose weight, and begins to eat ‘rabbit food’, feeding anything else to Fred the dog. Summer thinks she’s lucky that nobody’s noticed, but one person has slipped her gaze. Her ‘podgy’ friend Jodie from Miss Elise’s dancing classes has been watching her eating habits and is getting more and more worried. Finally, she confronts Summer about it, who agrees to eat something from the cake shop. But she is overwhelmed when Jodie comes out with a huge chocolate cake, and runs off.
Above all, Summer has a boyfriend who has no idea what she’s going through. Aaron is the boy everyone wants to be with, but Summer is wondering if he’s really that good. When she discovers that the only romantic thing he had ever done for her wasn’t really him, she starts the process of breaking up with him. But Aaron isn’t getting any of the signs, so Summer resorts to confiding in the class clown, Alfie. However, she discovers Alfie isn’t really the comical nut he makes out – he’s actually gentle and a good listener.
Things get worse when her rebel sister Honey decides it’s about time to tell Summer what’s really happening to her – anorexia. The confrontation happens in an old stable full of hay, where Honey has daringly been smoking – which sets the barn alight.
Summer is taken to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation, and the doctors discover her condition. Summer is unable to take her place at the ballet school, due to her illness. In the middle of all this turmoil, the Tanberry family discover Honey has run away…
I strongly recommend this book to all Cathy Cassidy fans and also to anyone wanting a good girly read.

The Amulet Of Samarkand (The Bartimaeus Sequence)
The Amulet Of Samarkand (The Bartimaeus Sequence)
Price: £1.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Bartimaeus, 15 Mar 2014
Witty footnotes, withering comments, weird, magical beings... there's a lot in store for you when you pick up a Bartimaeus book. It is, literally, unputdownable. Stroud deals skilfully with magic, teenage boys and the feeling of being unwanted.
Nathaniel is alone and friendless in his mentor's care until he decides he has taught himself enough to summon up a djinni (pronounced jee-nee, as Bartimaeus would indignantly correct you if you dared get it wrong) and suddenly his life is filled with trying to keep up with his disobedient djinni who's been around, as he'll point out many times in the course of the story, a good five and a half thousand years longer than Nathaniel. Seen from the perspective of both boy and djinni, this book is a must-read.

The Diamond of Drury Lane (Cat Royal)
The Diamond of Drury Lane (Cat Royal)
Price: £2.87

5.0 out of 5 stars Catherine Royal rocks, 15 Mar 2014
I am an avid Julia Golding fan, and a particular admirer of Cat Royal. I've read all the Cat books and she is my heroine. However, my favourite always must be The Diamond.
I pick a musty, dirty copy off the shelf in the library, thumbed through by hundreds. A girl wearing a mask on the cover. I am drawn to her. Turning the book over, I read the blurb, then decide, and check the book out.
Three hours later I let the book fall from my fingertips, still immersed in the eighteenth century, a world of highwaymen and hanging, thieves and, of course, theatre.
Cat's story is a must, an ingredient of life.

Price: £2.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Scarlett, 15 Mar 2014
This review is from: Scarlett (Kindle Edition)
When wild child Scarlett is expelled from her fifth school in two years, her mum has had enough. Scarlett is sent away to far-off, peaceful Kilimore in the heart of Ireland to live with her father, her stepmother Clare and nine-year-old, innocent Holly. When Scarlett discovers Clare is pregnant, she goes totally over-the-top out of control. Attempting to run away, she meets the magical, mystical, dark-haired boy Kian. Follow Scarlett through their blossoming romance and the difficulties she encounters along the way... read this book about anger, withdrawal, hate, love and blackmail, and your life will never be the same again.

Laura Marlin Mysteries 4: Rendezvous in Russia
Laura Marlin Mysteries 4: Rendezvous in Russia
Price: £3.49

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I love this book, 9 Mar 2014
I love this book!!! It`s the 4th in the Laura Marlin series and you get to meet Mr A - not telling you who he is though - you'll never guess! This is personally my fave L.M mystery! If you're thinking about buying then it's a GO FOR IT from me!!!

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