Book Reviews September 2023~

“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. Please check out our archived reviews also.

We’d love to hear about what you think books you’ve read. Please email your reviews through LRC@georgegreens.com or to Ms Harrison sharrison@georgegreens.com or your English teacher and see you review published below! For some help in writing a review, check out our school magazine’s contributing book critics’ Rose and Yaminah’s Guide to an Almost-Perfectly Perfect Book Review.

Reviewer: Alexander Year 7, best for Year 7+

Reviewer: Nusrat Year 7, best for Year 7

Reviewer: Nusrat Year 7, best for Year 7

Reviewer: Sahra Year 7, best for Year 5+

Reviewer: Sokal Year 7, best for Year 7+

Reviewer: Zaina Year 7, best for Year 7+

Reviewer: Aisha, Year 9, best for KS3

Reviewer: Nusrat Year 7, best for Year 7

Reviewer: Nusrat Year 7, best for Year 7

Reviewer: Nusrat Year 7, best for Year 7

Reviewer: Humaira, Year 9, best for readers 14+

Reviewer: Humaira, Year 9, best for readers 14+

Reviewer: Humaira, Year 9, best for readers 14+

Reviewer: Rose, Year 9, best for KS3+

Reviewer: Rose, Year 9, best for Upper KS3+

Reviewer: Rose, Year 9, best for KS2+

Reviewer: Rose, Year 9, best for Year 8+

Reviewer: Nusrat Year 7, best for Year 7+

Reviewer: Rimute, Year 8, best for readers 13+

Reviewer: Isa Year 7, best for Year 7

Reviewer: Yaminah, Year 9, best for readers 14+

Reviewer: Yaminah, Year 9, best for KS3

Reviewer: Nabeela, Year 9, best for readers 14+

Reviewer: Rose Year 9, best for readers 14+ (content warning)

Reviewer: Rose Year 9, best for KS2/3

Reviewer: Yaminah Year 9, best for Year 9+

Reviewer: Yaminah Year 9, best for readers 14+

Reviewer: Aisha Year 9, best for KS3

Reviewer: Aisha Year 9, best for Year 8+

Reviewer: Yaminah, Year 9, best for KS3

Reviewer: Yaminah, Year 9, best for Year 9/10+ (content warning)

Reviewer: Faizah, Year 12, best for KS4+

Reviewer: Rose, Year 9, best for Year 8+

Reviewer: Rose, Year 9, best for KS3+

Reviewer: Rose, Year 9, best for Year readers 14+ (content warning)

Reviewer: Nusrat, Year 7, best for Year 7+

Reviewer: Alexander, Year 8, best for Years 7/8

Reviewer: Sahil, Year 7, best for Year 7

Reviewer: Ms Harrison, best for all years and adults!

Reviewer: Amina, Year 12, best for KS4+

Reviewer: Jayden, Year 12, best for KS4+

Reviewer: Yusuf, Year 12, best for KS4+

Reviewer: Hanifa, Year 12, best for KS4+

Reviewer: Rose, Year 9, best for Year 9+

Reviewer: Rose, Year 9, best for Year 9+

Reviewer: Rose, Year 9, best for Year 9+

Reviewer: Rose, Year 9, best for Year 9+

Reviewer: Kacey, Year 12, best for KS5+

Reviewer: Tasnim, Year 12, best for KS4+

Reviewer: Tanzeela, Year 12, best for KS4+

Reviewer: Asma, Year 12, best for KS4+

Reviewer: Humaira, Year 9, best for readers 14+

Reviewer: Humaira, Year 9, best for readers 14+

Reviewer: Rose, Year 9, best for KS3

Reviewer: Yaminah, Year 9, best for Year 8+

Reviewer: Yaminah, Year 9, best for Year 9+

Reviewer: Yaminah, Year 9, best for Year 8+

Reviewer: Hazirah, Year 7, best for Year 7+

Reviewer: Rose, Year 9, best for KS3+

Reviewer: Yusuf Year 12, best for KS5+

Reviewer: Maisha Year 12, best for Year 11+ (content warning)

Reviewer: 
Hanifa Year 12, best for KS5+ (content warning).

Reviewer: Faria Year 12, best for KS5+ (content warning).

Reviewer: EsratYear 12, best for KS5+ (content warning).

Reviewer: Jayden, Year 12, best for KS5+ (content warning).

Reviewer: 
Nahar, Year 12, best for KS5+ (content warning)

Reviewer: Tahemina, Year 12, best for KS5+ (content warning)

Reviewer: Tamima, Year 12, best for KS5+ (content warning)

Reviewer: 
Tasnim, Year 12, best for KS5+ (content warning)

Reviewer: Zach, Year 12, best for KS5+ (content warning)

Reviewer: Eiliyah Year 12, best for KS5+ (content warning)

Reviewer: 
Mariyum, Year 12, best for Year 11+ (content warning)

Reviewer: Imad ,Year 12, best for KS5+ (content warning)

Reviewer: 
Tanzeela, Year 12, best for Year 11+ (content warning)

Reviewer: 
Samira, Year 12, best for KS5+ (content warning)

Reviewer: Amin,a Year 12, best for KS5+ (content warning)

Reviewer: Shah, Year 12, best for Year 11+ (content warning)

Reviewer: Sumaiya, Year 12, best for KS5+ (content warning)

Reviewer: Faizah, Year 12, best for KS5+ (content warning)

Reviewer: 
Rithika, Year 12, best for KS5+ (content warning)

Reviewer: Asma, Year 12, best for KS5+ (content warning)

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