TOP 5 BOOKS TO READ THIS SUMMER~ Ciananmartin
Syaoran,the son of an archaeologist,is whisked away on an adventure of a life time with his childhood friend Princess Sakura. Syaoran and his team of diggers find an enormous temple have buried in the hot desert sands. The temple isn’t as it seems a very strange event occurs and Sakura’s memories are lost, scattered across distant dimensions. Syaoran desperate to rescue his childhood friend’s memories, he has no other choice but to travel from dimension to dimension searching for Sakura’s memoires. But Syaoran must give something in exchange for travel from one dimension to the other, will it be worth it. On his travels Suyaoran will meet allies and enemies alike, will he be able to reclaim all Sakura’s memeries?
TEEN RATING: a clear masterpiece. 5/5. 13+.
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams.
Arthur Dent is the only human to survive the worst Wednesday ever! On that very day the earth was destroyed by Vogons building a new hyperspace highway. Luckily, for Arthur, he and his best friend Ford Prefect, an alien from the outer rim of the galaxy, survived the treacherous road works and stowed aboard the Vogon’s ship, on their journey around the galaxy. Unfortunately for them they’re found out and blasted into space, even worse though was that the Vogon captain made them listen to his poetry, it’s the some of the worst poetry in the galaxy, they only do it to torture people. When your blasted into space there’s almost no chance that a ship will run across you let alone pick you up, so what’s the going to be different for Arthur and Ford?
Teen Rating: A seriously funny yet exciting book. 5/5 . 12+ .
I Am The Weapon by Allen Zadoff.
(This book is also sold under the name BOY NOBODY but it doesn’t really make a difference (in text terms) it’s the same story.)
Boy Nobody is always on the move. What seems like a wave of bad luck seemts to follow him where ever he goes. But is there more to this than meets the eye? When boy nobody was young his father was tortured and as far as boy nobody knows killed. After his father was “murdered”,Boy Nobody was forced to choose death or work for the “Program”. He chose death but sadly that was the answer they were looking for. At first Boy Nobody thought it was exciting,fun or whatever but soon,to soon,he realises it’s all too real.
TEEN RATING : A dark book . 5/5 . 15+
The way of Kings-part one by Brandon Sanderson
The first book in the stormlight archives. The way of kings is a fantasy book. It’s set in an almost totally different world to ours. The book follows a few different people’s view points and perspectives, looking at ‘the war’ from almost every angle. ‘The war’ is the main focus in this book, going back to it’s origins, who started it ect. The area where the book mainly takes place is called ‘Alethkar‘. The king of Alethkar was King Gavilar, Gavier and his brother united all of Alethkar, conquering all in their path and making it one nation. After doing so they discovered a new species of ‘Parshendi’, this is where it gets confusing, for some reason or another the ‘Parshendi’ assassinate the king. The Kingdom pledges revenge and viciously attacks the ‘Parshendi’. This is ‘the war’, who will win and at what cost?
Teen Rating: A seriously complex book. Quite similar to Eragon or The Lord of the Rings, but even more gripping. 5/5 . 14+ .
The Way of Kings-part two by Brandon Sanderson
The second part of the way of kings, takes us back to the battle on the Shattered Plains. Kaladin and his bridge crew are still struggling for survival, despite what they’ve achieved. Kaladin and his crew are planing there escape, but whatever road they take they foresee recapture, and they’re own demise. They are torn between two paths, to do what is right or what is best, for them and their plans of escape. Brightlord Dalinar Kholin and his sons are barely keeping their houses reputation alive, yet some would say they couldn’t care less for what others thought about their house. Dalinar is finding it increasingly difficult to follow the codes, and resist his temptations towards his brother’s widow. What’s more his visions of the knights Radient are getting more frequent, and Dalinar isn’t as sure about their reliability as he was before. Leagues away the young scholar Shallan is frantically trying to learn from the very woman she plans to steal from,does one right intention overshadow a darker one? will she succeed or will she fade away into history with her already diminishing household?
Teen Rating: The best book I’ve ever read . 6/5 . 13+ .