Silver City

Book Name: Silver City
Author: Cliff McNish
Genre: Fantasy/Adventure
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
Reviewed By: Valli - 9A

Author Information:
My name is Valli and I’m in Grade 9A. I love to read and paint in my leisue time. My hobbies include: painting, cycling, and listening to music.

Silver City is an intriguing sequel to its predecessor the Silver Child written by acclaimed British author Cliff McNish. This captivating tale begins right from where the first book ended, and once again arrests the reader with its unique and gripping story.



Name of Book: Coraline
Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: HarperCollins
Rating: 5/5
Age Recommendation: All ages

Coraline Jones has just moved to a flat in an old, deserted house. The flat is extremely boring and there's absolutely nothing to do. Her parents are always too busy to play with her.

So when her father suggests that she can explore the house, she finds a door. The strange thing is that the door doesn't open out to anywhere... until one dark, foggy day when her parents are out.

There's a strange old hallway, and behind it there is a mysterious, magical world much more interesting than her own. Coraline is ecstatic until she meets her other mother, and her other father, who want to keep her and love her forever... but that's not it?


Pride and Prejudice
Book Author: Jane Austen
Reviewed By: Lahari Grade 8

Author Introduction: Hi! I’m Lahari. I’m in grade 8B. I love reading, acting, swimming, watching Japanese anime, singing, and spending time with friends.

Pride and Prejudice, written by Jane Austen, is a beautifully woven love story with just the right amount of subtle, witty, ironic humor in it. There are various intriguing characters in the story that help in developing the right setting for the story to take place. For instance, Mrs. Bennet, an eccentric lady whose only goal


The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
by Agatha Christie
Book Review by Mahathi Kattamuri - Grade 8

Of all genres, crime fiction is probably the most complex and riveting. I myself used to be amongst those unlucky few who stayed as far away from crime fiction as possible. Those books used to occupy a long-forgotten place on my bookshelf. For people like this, only one person could bring them out of this disillusionment—and here I speak of the Queen of Crime herself, Agatha Christie, and her all-time classic, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd.