The Bookette

"Becky, The Bookette"
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 84% (109 of 129)
Location: London
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I am a UK school librarian and I review young adult fiction on my blog.

 

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One Dog and His Boy by Eva Ibbotson
One Dog and His Boy by Eva Ibbotson
5.0 out of 5 stars A great adventure, 7 Aug 2014
All Hal has ever wanted is a dog, a loyal companion to keep him company and to love. Halís life is really rather lonely. His parents are rich, busy people. His dad often works away and his mum is obsessed with their clinical house and posh possessions. She will buy Hal anything he wants but not a pet. When Halís birthday arrives, he gets his hopes up that he will finally get a dog but heís disappointed. Halís dad thinks up a secret plan: to rent Hal a dog for the weekend from Easy Pets Agency. But Hal has no idea that heíll have to give his new best friend back. Will his heart break or will he find a way to keep his best friend?

One Dog and His Boy is a fantastic read. It's a… Read more
The Queen Of The Tearling by Erika Johansen
The Queen Of The Tearling by Erika Johansen
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Gritty Fantasy, 7 Aug 2014
The Queen of the Tearling is an epic fantasy, it's almost a fairy tale story of a great monarch. This is the story of how a leader comes to be a legend. It's full of tension, secrets and the dark deeds in the search for power.

Kelsea was raised in the forest hidden away from all in her kingdom, the heir to the throne of the Tearling she had a price on her head. She never knew her mother but always imagined she would have been a great queen. When Kelsea turns nineteen, the Queen's Guard come to take her to her kingdom. There are many who stand in the way of her coronation - her letch of an Uncle, the Caden (a band of assassins) but her biggest enemy is the Red Queen of Mortmense… Read more
The Execution of Noa P. Singleton by Elizabeth L Silver
The Execution of Noa P. Singleton by Elizabeth L Silver
The Execution of Noa P Singleton is a story about a woman on death row, her crime and her conviction.

Noa is awaiting her death date. She is one of the few people in this world that knows exactly when she will die and by what means. It will be lethal injection on November 7th. It is ten years since she committed her crime. Noa is resigned to her death but yet another young lawyer believes he can win an appeal or at the very least get her clemency. You see the deceasedís mother has decided that the death penalty is wrong. But the relationship between Noa and the deceasedís mother is not what it first appears.

I wonít go into the plot anymore because this really is a… Read more

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