The War That Saved My Life is an outstanding, heart-warming, coming-of-age story set in the English countryside during World War 2 and is historical fiction at its best. Reminiscent of Goodnight Mister Tom, we highly recommend it as a holiday read for our younger Middle Years' students.
The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare is a favourite among readers at the moment. The Mt A student book club (HOOBA club) have been absolutely raving about these books. Read the seven reasons they believe you should read Cassandra Clare.
All That I Am is the winner of the Miles Franklin Award for 2012. From very early into reading this novel, you know that you are reading something special and that it certainly meets the award criteria that the winning novel be “of the highest literary merit”.
When we were two by Robert Newton is the story of Dan and his brother Eddie who take off on a journey to search for their mother and a better life.
BETWEEN THE LINES is the collaboration between Jodi Picoult and her teenage daughter Samantha. A book about adventure, love and happily ever after.
Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller is a worthy winner of the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction, which celebrates the very best of women’s international fiction.
Bill Condon is one of Australia's best authors for young adult fiction. A straight Line to my heart is his latest novel and has been received with much acclaim.
The Coming of the Whirlpool by Andrew McGahan is a story of high adventure, containing a hero, a journey and a quest.
Great news. The sequel to "Divergent" has just arrived, and we have many Veronica Roth fans who are eagerly awaiting this new story.
How would we react if we were put in the same situation as the children in this book?
Read this novel on a day that you have no other plans because YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PUT IT DOWN!