Express Book Review Competition

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We would like you to write a book review, of a book of your choice,  in no more than 150 characters (not including the title and author).

Write your review in the comments box.
Do not forget to add your name, and the title and author of your book (those are not part of your 150 character limit).

You can use Word Count in Microsoft Word to count your characters.

Here is an example:

Blue Bloods – Melissa de la Cruz

Twilight meets Gossip Girl in this thrilling book. Lots of action! A clever heroine! A brooding love interest! Plenty of plotting! What’s not to like?

(150 characters)

 

*First prize*
£10 worth of books of your choice  from the Book Fair

*Second and third prizes*
£5 worth of books of your choice from the Book Fair

Closing date: WEDNESDAY 21 MARCH

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86 Responses to Express Book Review Competition

  1. Ella says:

    The Hunger Games- Susanne Collins

    Great book, very gripping and addictive, lots of excitement, action and romance. Recommended for boys and girls, although slightly older.

  2. Amy lees and Leelee pantzelioudaki says:

    born to run- easy to understand but hard to get into, recomended for people who like emotional and adventure books
    its very cool lolbeans

  3. leelee and amy says:

    born to run by micheal morpurgo. Its very hard to understand and hard to get in to, but once you start reading it and get into it, its very intresting. i would reconmended for teenagers as it can be emoitonal at times. its very cool lol

  4. Jasmine Greaves & Rosie Crouch says:

    The Truth about Leo.
    to be honest we havnt read it, but the front cover looks pretty:) would recommend it to any one who wants to read 237 long pages.
    Author: David Yelland.

  5. Lucy says:

    Noughts and Crossses by Malorie Blackman
    Great book for both girls and boys. Lots of action, romance and drama. Definitely for older readers though.

  6. reanne says:

    The book is charlie and the chocolate factory, i think it is more for children, but it is a good book. good for young boys and girls.

  7. Rufus Creed says:

    Skulduggery Pleasant
    This book is my favourite book as it has a lot of humour and is a brilliant read. It will keep you hooked for ages, 10/10.It’s An Absolute Masterpiece

  8. Tom Ritchie says:

    my favourite book is the lee Evans autobiography, this book is fantastic because it is about lee Evans growing up and how he got to be a famous comedian and it is very funny must read! 🙂

  9. meg says:

    Charlie and the chocolate factory by Roald Dahl
    this book is really good, but it is for younger people. Charlie wins a ticket and gets to go see one of the best creators of chocolate ever.

  10. Lydia Hogg says:

    Hush Hush by Becca Fizpatrick
    This is a gripping novel! Strange events, romantic scenes. I recommend it to 12+ girls who love romantic fantasies. Similar to Twilight but with angels instead of vampires, fab!

  11. Maddy Brown says:

    A Child Called It by Dave Palzer
    Extremely moving and gripping book, I would recommend it to all! Very emotional and really makes you think about what is actually happening around the world today. Sensational!

  12. Emily says:

    The book mum shop is by Ceci Jenkinson.It is about a boy called olli who sells his mum to a shp to get a new one .At the start of the book oli thinks the shop does not exsist but it does so he swaps his mum then reasises he waants her back the shop matches people with mums by the mistery matcher Skipjack is ollies best friend i recormend this book to 9-12 year old people it is a very funny book

  13. the book A year without Autumn by Liz Kessler is a really sad but exciting story its all about a girl called jenni green, whowas on her way to her best friend Autumns house, she got made to look into the future and when she does she discoved that something was about to happen or has happened with her friendship with Autumn!:( but it gets better trust me .

  14. hannah says:

    I read my sister Jodie it was really funny and the characters said things how a really person would sound. I love this book it is a emotional book to!:)

  15. olivia says:

    Lady Cottington’s Pressed Fairy Book by Lady Cottington
    It has really good illustrations and a great fantasy theme it’s a true story too!

  16. Georgia says:

    I read a book, it is about an elephant and a boy who ran away from an incoming tsunami, they went into the rainforest and met loads of different animals. I couldn’t stop reading it.

  17. jake cox+kayleigh gardiner says:

    I read a book called Charlie and the chocolate factory it’s riveting and I just find it funny to read I just read it for the banter. Tbh I haven’t even read it :/

  18. Dominic Salmons says:

    The BFG by Roald Dahl

    The book is an amazing book, I could never put it down I just wanted to keep on reading and reading this spectacular book one of my favorite Roald Dahl books as he makes it come to life.

  19. George Davis says:

    Diary of a wimpy kid (Cabin Fever)

    The book was amazing and hilarious as always, probably the best one yet out of the series. The book looked quite long but I couldn’t put it down so I finished it in no time. To sum up it was an amazing, brilliant, awesome and great!
    😀

  20. matthew callow says:

    When the lion feeds by wilbur smith
    This is a great book about 2 brothers whose destinies are entwined by a fatal accident where 1 of them lost a leg and 1 lost the faith of a brother. I hope you enjoy this book like I did.

  21. holly matthews says:

    HETTY FEATHER BY JAQULINE WILSON
    this alluring book is set back in time, it has a number of ironic events which just make the book great, I would recommend it to ages 8+ because I is a lot to read but definitely worth it.

  22. Gabe Bell says:

    HOW TO AVOID A WOMBAT’S BUM by MITCHELL SYMONS. This book is full of facts, which are odd or interesting. There are not just facts about celebs and their relatives but there are facts on the author, this is why i like it.

  23. Tom says:

    Hunger Games by Susan Collins.
    An intense and action packed book I recommend it to any reader 8 years up it is a real page turner and if you start you won’t stop reading it. The best book of its time. I loved the book!!!

  24. kayleigh &jake!!!;) says:

    WE READ HOLES. IT WAS BORING.

  25. Matthew Hamilton says:

    The Fear

    This is a brilliant book written by Charlie Higson I love it. A group of children set off on a trip across London to see if they can find any remaining groups of children.
    😛

  26. Sam Penberthy says:

    Stephen Kings IT
    This book is spine chilling, every action has a consequence that creeps me out every time. The story was amazing and each character had a story to tell, some characters are psychopaths.

  27. OLIVIA says:

    BRAT PRINCESS by CATHY HOPKINS
    This book is about a girl who is really spoilt and wants things for herself and was sent to a boot camp in England. Then she realised she was a zodiac girl and she changed her spoilt ways

  28. GEORGIA says:

    RUNNING WILD by MICHEAL MORPURGO
    I read a book, it is about an elephant and a boy who ran away from an incoming tsunami, they went into the rainforest and met loads of different animals. I couldn’t stop reading it.

  29. matthew hamilton says:

    The Fear

    This is a brilliant book written by Charlie Higson I love it. A group of children set off on a trip across London to see if they can find any remaining groups of children.

  30. Charlotte Fowles says:

    BAD GIRLS BY JAQULINE WILSON
    This book is a terrific about a girl who gets bullied then she meets a friend with a dark secret. I loved this book and I would recommend it for 8+ because the writing a bit small.

  31. Andy Hind says:

    Assassin’s Creed Rennaisance by Oliver Bowden-
    It’s a book based on a 15th century teen whose family was betrayed by a man who befriended them. His father knew what was going to happen and left the equipment needed for revenge.

  32. Tyler Lawrence says:

    Lies-by michael grant
    This epic fictional book will have you hooked for hours on end. It’s about a nuclear event, making all adults of an area to magically vanish and giving all children a unique power.

  33. holly matthews says:

    HETTY FEATHER BY JAQULINE WILSON (CORRECTED VERSION)
    this alluring book is set back in time, it has a number of ironic events which just make the book great I would recommend it to ages 8+ because It is a lot to read but definitely worth it.

  34. sophia Bouyamourn says:

    INGO BY HELEN DUNMORE
    This book was amazing to read It was full of adventure with lots of action happening all at once. I would recommend this book for 9+ as it gets a bit confusing at times. I loved this book

  35. I think that this book was absouloutly fantastic,i recomend it to all ages
    And people who loves horses!!!The story is about the life of a horse called
    black beauty whos life changes for the better!

  36. Lily Alone is a book about a girl called Lily and she has 2 sisters and a brother. Her mother always go out to drink. Then her mum goes for a holiday and Lily has to look after her brother and sisters.

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