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Term Two New Reads p.4




Clariel - Garth Nix




Clariel is the daughter of one of the most prestigious families in the Old Kingdom, with blood relations to the Abhorsen, and to the King.  When her family moves to the city of Belisaere, Clariel finds herself at the centre of sorcery and intrigue: a plot is brewing against the old and withdrawn King Orrikan; her parents want to marry her off to a killer; and a dangerous Free Magic creature is loose in the city.  When Clariel is drawn into the efforts to find and capture the creature, she finds hidden sorcery within herself, yet it is magic that carries great dangers.  Can she rise above the temptation of power, escape the unwanted marriage and save the King?









War Brothers : th e graphic novel



An unforgettable story of resilience baased on true events.

Jacob and his friends are in their dorm, sharing stories about their school break when suddenly the door is violently kicked in.  The attack only takes moments.  Blinded by fear and confusion, the boys are abducted  by rebel soldiers - members of the Lord's Resistence Army.

Beaten, starved, and forced to become child soldiers, the boys begin a long march through the Afrcan bush.

For Jacob and his friends, survival depends on one thing : loyalty.




The Blood of Olympus


' The ruins are up there,'  Piper promised.  ' I saw them in Katoptris's blade.  And you heard what Hazel said.  " The biggest -" '

' " The biggest gathering of evil spirits I've ever sensed, " ' Jason recalled. ' Yeah, sounds awesome.'

After battling through the underground temple of Hades, the last thing Jason wanted was to deal with more evil spirits.  But the fate of the quest was at stake.  The crew of the Argo II had a big decision to make.

If they choose wrong, they would fail, and the entire world would be destroyed.





The Chrystel Heart - Sophie Masson


When Kasper joines the guard watching over a dangerous prisoner in a tower, he believes he is  protecting his country from a powerful witch. 

Until one day he discovers the prisoner is a beautiful princess - Izolda of Night - who is condemned by a prophecy to die on her eighteenth birthday.  Kasper decides to help her escape.  But their hiding place won't remain secret forever.

will they find their happily ever after?



Silver Shadows - Richelle  Mead


Number four in the Bloodlines series.


Their world has been destroyed.  Now Sydney and Adrian are struggling to pick up the pieces and find their way back to each other.  But, first, they must survive.

Sydney is trapped and surrounded by enenmies.  Every day is a struggle to hold on to her identity and the memories of those she loves.  Meanwhile, Adrian is told to forget Sydney, but he won't give up hope - through olld demons and temptations are beginning to taunt him.

Their worst fears have become a chilling reality.  Sydney and Adrian are facing their darkest hour yet