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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
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 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
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

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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