May 23, 2022
Adele Broadbent’s Between starts by introducing you to a young boy called Olly and his friends Egg and Loon. Olly loves to play football and is into the paranormal. His friends are into football too but the paranormal, not so much. In this first chapter, we are also introduced to Martha Mischefski, a spiritualist who lives in an old house at the end of the street and pushes trollies through the streets. Olly is curious about this old lady but when his annoying aunty tells him to keep away from her and his mum starts crying every time she finds out he’s so much as seen her, it only intrigues him more. Read more
August 03, 2021
Between by Adele Broadbent is a thrilling and heart-stopping story that keeps you on your toes. It’s funny and intriguing, as you never know what is going to happen when you turn the page. While the book deals with hard topics like losing a family member at a young age, it shows that it is okay to miss them even if you don’t remember them well. This book, while sad at points, is funny, light-hearted and easy to read. It is a really good book.
The main character’s name is Olly. Read more
February 8, 2021
If Only is a novel about Kayla Ferris who is fifteen, has a best friend, laughs about boys and loves movies. But one day she breaks the rules. She lies, and that changes everything.
The book describes how Kayla reacts to problems with her friends and family which a lot of teenagers have to deal with and think about when they get older. It tells a story of how one night can change everything and how it can really open people’s eyes. As Kayla starts to befriend a boy who saves whales she starts to realise who her real friends are. Read more