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Wat are your 12 yr old dds favourite books?

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guineapig2014 Thu 13-Nov-14 19:02:34

Dd is stuck for books at the moment so I am wondering if you have any good recommendations and a brief caption about what they are about?

Also it's great is they can be purchased on a kindle!!

Tia xxxxgrinsmile

guineapig2014 Thu 13-Nov-14 19:09:01

Also she's into: not too scary and not too much fantasy!

Thank you everyone!! smilegrinwink

guineapig2014 Thu 13-Nov-14 19:11:17

Oh I'm so sorry everyone!

Just noticed the stupid mistake in the title, what no wathmm xx

guineapig2014 Thu 13-Nov-14 19:46:45

Anyone please? Xx

cazzybabs Thu 13-Nov-14 19:56:47

my 12 year old is into Agatha Christie

cazzybabs Thu 13-Nov-14 19:59:32

my brilliant career by Miles Franklin
cider with Rosie
chalet school series
naughts and crosses by Malorie Blackman

cazzybabs Thu 13-Nov-14 20:00:31

ohh she has also downloaded loads of free classics on her kindle and is workign her way through - e.g. Room with a view, ballet shoes etc

JugglingChaotically Thu 13-Nov-14 20:17:56

My family and other animals, Jane Austen.

JugglingChaotically Thu 13-Nov-14 20:19:49

James Herriot vet stories.

guineapig2014 Fri 14-Nov-14 17:31:39

Thanks everyone, any more? Xx smile

Hulababy Fri 14-Nov-14 17:40:21

Just looked at DD's Kindle purchases.
Over the past year 12y DD has really enjoyed these books/series/trilogies...

Hunger Games trilogy
Divergent series
Maze Runner books
Fault in our Stars
Twilight series
The Banes Chronicles...though tired of these after book 4 or 5
The Infernal Devices series
Wonder
The Mortal Instruments serie
Noughts & Crosses series
The Born trilogy
The Host
The Book Thief

Hulababy Fri 14-Nov-14 17:41:23

Those were all read on Kindle. DD prefers to read on her Kindle and rarely reads a printed book, bar those for school.

bolshieoldcow Fri 14-Nov-14 17:43:32

Percy Jackson and the Olympians series is amazing!! DD1 (12) read the lot, and got me to read them too - superb, well told, funny and a nice diverse cast. Basically the idea is that the ancient Greek gods are still alive and have half-blood children on earth with special powers.

Hulababy Fri 14-Nov-14 17:50:54

I don't think Percy Jackson is available on Kindle for some reason....it certinly didn't use to be.

Hulababy Fri 14-Nov-14 17:51:45

Oh - tell a lie, it is now!

Hulababy Fri 14-Nov-14 17:53:18

DD also recommends FireSpell by Laura Amy Schlitz, but apparently it is a bit scary.

bolshieoldcow Fri 14-Nov-14 17:54:16

Hulababy you can get the whole of the first series (5 books) for around a tenner on kindle.

Hulababy Fri 14-Nov-14 18:06:43

Yes, just seen - didn't use to be when DD first got her Kindle. I remember looking for her as she was interested in reading some. Not sure whether she would be interested now ... may need to ask her later on.

SarahCraine Tue 25-Nov-14 03:11:17

A 12 year old is not yet fond of so adult fiction, but too old for the kiddy books. Here is the list of books that she might want to read:

The Hunger Games
Ella Enchanted
Sisterhood
Pie by Sarah Weeks
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret
Princess in Pink
Thirteen Plus One
The Book Thief
Maze Runner

slkk Thu 27-Nov-14 08:50:20

Goodnight Mr Tom
The secret series (book one is calls the name of this book is secret)
His dark materials trilogy
Laura marlin series
Switchers

dingit Thu 27-Nov-14 08:52:20

My dd liked the Morganville vampires. Beware though, there's 15 books, so expensive.

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