Darragh's Reviews

The Crocodile Tomb (Gods and Warriors Book 4) 
By Michelle Paver
| Publisher: Puffin

Hylas and Pirra have found their way to the mysterious land of Egypt in pursuit of the dagger of Koronos, only to find that the Crows have got there first. Led by Hylas's deadly enemy, Telamon, they are determined to recover the legendary blade, by any means necessary.

But the dagger now lies buried beyond the reach of mortals. If Hylas and Pirra want it back, they will have to make the most dangerous journey of all - into the realms of death itself . . . BUY IT ON AMAZON

Review: I have read Gods and Warriors the crocodile tomb and I think it's a good book. I like the adventure and I like the mythical part of it.  I think that if its on the market that many children of my age will buy it.

Robot Overlords
By Mark Stay 
| Publisher: Gollancz

To find his father, one boy must defy an empire...

Three years ago, Earth was conquered by a force of robots from a distant world. They have one rule: STAY IN YOUR HOMES.Step outside and you get one warning before you're vaporised by a massive robot Sentry, or a crawling Sniper, or a flying Drone. That's if the vast Cube doesn't incinerate you first.

But Sean Flynn is convinced that his father - an RAF pilot who fought in the war - is still alive. And when he and his gang figure out a way to break the robots' curfew, they begin an adventure that will pit them against the might of the ROBOT OVERLORDS. BUY IT ON AMAZON

Review: I have read robot overlords and I think it was a fabulous book and I think there should be more books like that in the market. I also really like the way that it brings in the action of trying to over throw the robots. It's also really cool that Sean can control the robots. 

Nowhere Boys
By Elise McCredie 
| Publisher: Egmont

Four teenage boys are hiking in the bush when they are caught in a freak storm. After surviving the night, the boys expect a hero's welcome – but instead they find that nobody knows who they are. BUY IT ON AMAZON 

Review: What I liked in Nowhere boys was all the action and not knowing what was going to happen next. I also liked that a part in the beginning that drew you in and made you keep reading. What I didn't like was the way it swapped from Person to person what made the book confusing sometimes. 

 
 

Stories of World War One 
By Tony Bradman 
| Publisher: Orchard Books

Tales to remember yesterday's fallen - from today's bestselling authors.

Compiled by Tony Bradman, this collection of short stories chronicles the events of World War One - imagining the conflicts and emotions of those people caught up in the war and its aftermath. With stories from Malorie Blackman, Geraldine McCaughrean and Oisin McGann, among others, this anthology will be treasured for generations. BUY IT ON AMAZON

Review: I liked this book because it had lots of action and also it explained lots about the war. I really like war stories.

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