Book Reviews

“Reading is an act of civilization; it’s one of the greatest acts of civilization because it takes the free raw material of the mind and builds castles of possibilities.”

Ben Okri

Click on each book cover to learn about students’ and staff opinions, whether they loved it or not. Hopefully by exploring others’ views and recommendations (20 Must Reads), you’ll find new books that are right for you.

We’d love to hear about what you think books you’ve read. Please email your reviews through LRC@georgegreens.com or if handwritten, pass onto to Ms Harrison in the English Faculty, Ms Brown in the LRC or your English teacher and see you review published below! For some help in writing a review, check out the BookTrust’s advice for budding book critics.

Reviewer: Laura Londono Duque in Year 13, best for KS5

Reviewer: Yahya Osman in Year 13, best for Year 11+

Reviewer: Gwyneth Llego in Year 13, best for KS4 and KS5

Reviewer: Tania Miah in Year 10, best for Year 10+

Reviewer: Mahreema Jannat in Year 8, best for Year 10+

Reviewer: Abdulla Saadi in Year 8, best for KS3+

Reviewer: Amina Taleb in Year 7, best for Year KS3

Reviewer: Ms Harrison, best for KS3

Reviewer: Ms Carter-Dunn, best for KS3

Reviewer: Ms Carter-Dunn, best for KS3

Reviewer: Ms Carter-Dunn, best for KS5

Reviewer: Ms Carter-Dunn, best for KS5

Reviewer: Ms Nygete, best for KS3

Reviewer: Ms Harrison, best for KS3

Reviewer: Mr Hussain, best for KS3

Reviewer: Ms Casey, best for KS3

Reviewer: Mr Adderley, best for KS4/5

Reviewer: Ms Preston, best for KS3-5

Reviewer: Ms Sed, best for Upper KS3/4

Reviewer: Ms Sultana, best for KS4+

Reviewer: Ms Fox, best for KS5

Reviewer: Ms Porter, best for KS5

Reviewer: Ms Bevan, best for KS4+

Reviewer: Zahra Bouda in Year 7, best for Year KS3

Reviewer: Aya Rahman Lawrence in Year 7, best for KS3

Reviewer: Erum Rouf in Year 7, best for KS3+

Reviewer: Annie De Moura Mauchado in Year 7, best for Year KS3

Reviewer: Jack With in Year 7, best for KS3

Reviewer: Lily Woodford in Year 7, best for KS3+

Reviewer: Ms Fox, best for KS3+

Reviewer: Mohitha Sree Mannar in Year 7, best for KS3

Reviewer: Mahdi Amin in Year 7, best for KS4+

Reviewer: Mahdi Amin in Year 7, best for Upper KS2/3

Reviewer: Ms Carter-Dunn, recommended for KS5+ (contains mature content and language)

Reviewer: Ms Carter-Dunn, recommended for KS4/5+

Reviewer: Ms Carter-Dunn, recommended for KS4/5+ (contains mature content)

Reviewer: Ms Carter-Dunn, recommended for KS3

Reviewer: Ms Carter-Dunn, recommended for KS3

Reviewer: Ms Harrison, recommended for KS4 (contains mature content and language)

Reviewer: Ms Harrison, recommended for KS3

Reviewer: Ms Elmi, recommended for Year 9+ (contains mature content and language)

Reviewer: Ms Elmi, recommended for Year 9+ (contains mature content and language)

Reviewer: Mahdi Amin in Year 7, best for KS3

Reviewer: Josh Holmes in Year 12, best for KS4/5

Reviewer: Mahdi Amin in Year 7, best for KS3

Reviewer: Zahra Bouda in Year 7, best for KS3

Reviewer: Mahdi Amin in Year 7, best for KS3+

Reviewer: Ms O’Sullivan, best for KS4+ (contains mature content and language)

Reviewer: Ms Badru, best for KS4/5 (contains mature content and language)

Reviewer: Marzia Zamani in Year 10, best for KS3+

Reviewer: Ms Williams, best for Year 9+ (contains mature content and language)

Reviewer: Ms Williams, best for Year 9+ (contains mature content and language)

Reviewer:  Aarian Rexha in Year 7, best for KS3 (Age 10+)

Reviewer:  Mahdi Amin in Year 7, best for KS3 (Age 10+)

Reviewer: Aarian Rexha in Year 7, best for KS3/4 Year 8+

Reviewer: Mr Cullenbrooke, best for Year 9+ (contains mature/sensitive content)

Reviewer: Mahdi Amin in Year 7, best for KS3

Reviewer: Salman Emaz in Year 10, best for KS4/5 (contains mature/sensitive content)

Reviewer: Aarian Rexha best for KS4/5 (contains mature/sensitive content)

Reviewer: Ms Elmi, recommended for KS3

Reviewer: Mahdi Amin in Year 7, best for KS3/4

Reviewer: Ms Brown, best for KS4+

Reviewer: Mahdi Amin in Year 8, best for fans for Harry Potter!

Reviewer: Mahdi Amin in Year 8, best for KS3/4

Reviewer: Lily Woodford in Year 8, best for Year 7/8

Reviewer: Mahdi Amin in Year 8, best for KS3+

Reviewer: Habibah Taher in Year 12, best for Year 9+

Reviewer: Lily Woodford in Year 8, best for Year 8+

Reviewer: Jumana Hossain in Year 7, best for Year 7/8

Reviewer: Jumana Hossain in Year 7, best for Year 8+

Reviewer: Muslimah Mirzababaeva in Year 7, best for ‘almost everyone whether you’re interested in physics- or you’re just looking for a humorous non-fiction book’.

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