Tell us about what you have been reading. These a few of the books I’ve been reading lately. You can borrow them too from the Learning Commons!
RAVEN BOYS by Maggie Stiefvater (The Raven Cycle #1)This is an intriguing introduction to the world of Blue Sargent. While she doesn’t have the clairvoyant ability of her family to read the future, she does possess the ability to make the energy stronger. She becomes enmeshed in the lives of the local Aglionby boys, with strange and tragic stories of their own.
SPARK (Spark #1 ) by Rachel Craw How would you react if you knew your DNA had been altered? This is the experience for Evie, who is one day an ordinary seventeen year old, grieving for her mother. The next, she’s a Shield, the result of a decades-old experiment gone wrong, bound by DNA to defend her best friend from an unknown killer.”(publisher’s blurb”). Check out Rachel Craw’s trilogy Spark, Stray & her new release Shield.
JUMP (Twinmaker #1) by Sean Williams is a really intriguing look into the future of technologies and the fabrication and enhancement of goods and the changing impact of this society on our identiies.
ILLUMINAE (Illuminae #1) This is a great read if you enjoyed the 100 by Kass Morgan. Think artificial intelligence, intergalactic consipiracy and warfare. Be prepared to read official reports, transcripts, secret code, leaked memos and forbidden communications between crew members as our characters battle their way to safety.
The Floods are a family of Wizards and Witches. The parents, Nerlin and Mordonna, have seven children, some of whom were not created in the traditional way like you, but were made in the cellar underneath their house, using incredible mystical powers, a set of very shiny ‘Jamie Oliver’ saucepans and a small chemistry set. Books 1 – 6 are available to borrow from the Learning Commons.
To find out more on this great series visit http://colinthompson.com/floods/index.htm
Happy Reading, Ms Ambrosini
A breathtaking new urban fantasy trilogy from the critically acclaimed, award winning author of The Swan Kingdom and Shadows on the Moon.
When fifteen-year-old Mio steals the katana – her grandfather’s priceless sword – she just wants to liven up a fancy-dress costume. But the katana is more than a dusty heirloom, and her actions unleash an ancient evil onto the streets of modern-day London. Mio is soon stalked by the terrors of mythical Japan and it is only the appearance of a mysteriously familiar warrior boy that saves her life. Mio must learn to control the katana’s legendary powers fast or she risks losing not only her own life…but the love of a lifetime.
The name of the blade. book 1 & book 2
Visit www.goodreads.com for 5 star reviews on this series!
Happy reading, Ms Ambrosini
Have you loved the Percy Jackson Series? From Percy Jackson and the Lightning thief now comes the second story in film with the Sea of Monsters to be released 19 September!
In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends embark on a quest to the Sea of Monsters to find the mythical Golden Fleece while trying to stop an ancient evil from rising…
Read the Percy Jackson & the Olympians book series…
Percy Jackson & the Lightning Thief – Book 1
*The Sea of Monsters – Book 2
The Titan’s Curse – Book 3
The Battle of the Labyrinth – Book 4
The Last Olympian – Book 5
We have these books so come in and reserve your copy to read before you catch this great movie! 🙂
From Ms. Robinson