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The Maze Runner

The Maze runner is a novel by James Dashner. It is a sci-fi young adult book. The proganist in this novel is a teen boy, who has lost all his memory, apart from his name; Thomas.The setting is really suspenseful, and some characters talk in unknown slang.There are a few new terms in the book, which are explained later on. The protagonist, Thomas, turns up in a mysterious place, with no idea of how he got there. He soon found out that he and other guys were sent there with their memories erased. This place was called the Glade. It was surrounded by concrete walls, which shut every night. Behind the walls, there is a huge labyrinth maze, which is patrolled by monsters called grievers. The glader’s mission was to survive, and solve the maze and escape. When a mysterious girl turn up to the glade, half dead, and seemed to know Thomas, the other gladers started suspecting him, thinking that he is a spy sent by the ‘Creators’. The fact tha the girl (Theresa) and Thomas could talk in each other’s mind. But, when the sun disappears, and the gates which both protect and confine the gladers stopped closing, allowed grievers to enter the glade. This led tragedy and deaths. This book was very interesting, and filled with awesome science. I totally recommend it!

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A Series of Unfortunate events (ASOUE)

I have finally finished reading this series, and I decided to write a review about it. In this review, I will write briefly about all 13 books. Series by Lemony Snicket.

ASOUE starts in the book ‘A Bad Beginning’ where the Baudelaire’s, Violet, Klaus, and Sunny, learn their parents died, and their new guardian is Count Olaf, a vile man distantly related to the Baudelaires. This evil man will stop at nothing to get the Baudelaires fortune, which they inherited from their parents. In all the books, he comes after them, with his evil henchmen, trying to get his hands on the fortune.

In book 2, ‘The Reptile Room’ the Baudelaires are handed to Uncle Monty, who, unlike Count Olaf, seemed like a nice man. He took care of the Baudelaire orphans. But it didn’t last, as Olaf showed up again.

‘The Wide Window’ is next. The Baudelaires were looked after their Aunt Josephine, who was scared of everything, and loved Grammer. But she was shadowed by a loss of Ilk, her husband. She didn’t last long either.

In ‘The Miserable Mill’ the Baudelaires are handed to a mill to work, and the workers could protect them from Olaf. They had to eat gum as a meal. Needless to say, they did not enjoy their stay.

‘The Austere Acadamy’ was when The Baudelaires were sent to boarding school for protection. They had to deal with annoying Principal Nero, who mocked them at every opportunity, and a horrid girl, Carmelita spats, who always called them ‘cakesniffers’. Not all was bad, they met the Quagmire Triplets, though there were only 2 of them. They to were orphans with a fortune. That’s why they were kidnapped In the end of the book.

Book 6, ‘The Ersatz Elevator’ they went to Jerome and Esmé, a fancy couple. Esmé was always with what’s ‘In’ , while Jerome was timid. They were not the best couple, as will be understood at the end of this book.

‘The Vile Village’, a terrible village filled with crows, where the Baudelaire’s had to do a lot of work everyday. They met a kind handyman, who took care of them, and showed them a secret he was working on.

‘The Hostile Hospital’, a terrible half finished hospital, where the Baudelaires worked incognito. Then Violet, the oldest, was taken, and Sunny and Klaus had to get her back.

In ‘The Carnivorous Carnival’, the Baudelaires were stuck in the boot of Olaf’s car, not that he knew. They followed him to a strange carnival, with a strange fortune woman.

The Slippery Slope. Sunny was taken by Olaf, and Violet and Klaus had to climb a slippery mountain slope to the top. They also met up with someone totally unexpected.

‘The Grim Grotto’ was when the Baudelaires met up with the Queequeg crew, and join together to find the mysterious suger bowl.

Book 12, ‘the Penultimate Peril’, Kit Snicket brings them to a hotel, with two brothers, Frank and Ernest. Frank is a volunteer, while Ernest is an enemy. But they both look so alike the Baudelaires can’t tell who is who.

The last Book, ‘The End’, The Baudelaires and Count Olaf were trapped in a boat and landed on a mysterious island, led by a man called Ishmael.

This series was very interesting and mysterious, filled with twists, turns, and villans.

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Peter Pan in Scarlet by Geraldine McCaughrean

Peter Pan in Scarlet is the first ever authorized sequel of the Peter pan classic by j.m Barrie. It is set in the 1920’s In it, Wendy, John, and the lost boys are all grown up. They have jobs, the have kids, and they have grown up worries! Then,they started getting nightmares about neverland. Fearing something was wrong, they flew to Neverland once more, in the company of a male fairy, Fireflier. There worst nightmares were waiting for them, and they all join together, to save Neverland. This book was really exciting, and and a worthy sequel to Peter Pan

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The Midnight Gang

The Midnight Gang is the latest book by David Walliams, about a 12 year old boy named Tom, who goes to a posh boys boarding school. He had hurt his head while playing cricket, and he had to go to the Lord Funt Hospital. He was placed in the children’s ward by the porter, where 4 more children occupied. Their names were George, Robin, Amber, and poor little Sally, who was the youngest and most ill. George was recovering from tonsils removal, Robin had an eye operation, Amber had broken both legs and arms, and Sally had a very serious illness, and the treatment had cut all her hair. In the morning, they all seemed regular kids, but at midnight, all except Sally, were in a gang called the midnight gang, which helps kids dreams come true. Tom joined them the very night he came, but because Sally was so ill, she wasn’t allowed to join. This is the funniest book I have ever read. I was laughing on every single page.

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Who Will Save The Planet?

‘Who will save the planet?’ is a book by Peter McLennan. It is about 14-year old Jason Saunders, who lives in Sapphire Bay with his parents, and he is really worried about the environment. He really wants the prime minister to get Rotterdam emision control targets, to save the environment from global warming, but no one believes him about global warming. When he lost in a global warming debate, the subject of global warming gets stuck on his mind. He saves a drowning person, Graham, who offers him a reward. ‘Anything. ‘ he said. Jason asks him to get Rotterdam emission control targets. He later realised that Graham was actually the prime minister, and his promise to get Jason anything he wants gets caught by reporters. Graham and the ministry will do anything to stop Jason from getting emission control targets. After their third attempt, they succeeded. Now who will save the planet? Read the book to find out!