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#1 lozoodle

Posted 21 February 2020 - 08:10 PM

My daughter is after a new series to read but is struggling to find something - any suggestions?

#2 robhat

Posted 21 February 2020 - 08:19 PM

Has she read Ruby Redfort?

#3 kimasa

Posted 21 February 2020 - 08:22 PM

What were the last 3 books she read that she really liked?

#4 lozoodle

Posted 21 February 2020 - 08:25 PM

She's just finished a New City which is the book that came after grimsdon and she liked that. I think there is a third one in that series so she's going to try that too.

I think she'd quite like the tomorrow when the war began series but I'm trying to remember how old I was when I first got into it... I think I might have been a bit older. she's in year 6 but she's pretty mature for her age. but that might be better to wait til year 7 or 8 perhaps?

#5 lozoodle

Posted 21 February 2020 - 08:26 PM

no haven't heard of ruby Redfort, looking it up now!

#6 Lifesgood

Posted 21 February 2020 - 08:40 PM

How about the Once / Then / After series by Morris Gleitzman?

#7 kadoodle

Posted 21 February 2020 - 08:42 PM

Wings of Fire series by Tui Sutherland
Warriors series by Erin Hunter
My Sister is a Vampire by Sienna Mercer

#8 xx1stxx

Posted 21 February 2020 - 08:44 PM

Baby sitter club, if you can still get them.

#9 Lime-Polka-Dot

Posted 21 February 2020 - 08:45 PM

Maybe showing my age but know they're still around in hard copy/ google books I adored the babysitters club (ok I am embarrassingly admitting I still read these from time to time and totally get the nostalgia factor is there for me that wouldn't be there for a younger reader)

#10 Prancer is coming

Posted 21 February 2020 - 08:52 PM

Harry Potter
Nythung by Emily Rodda
Percy Jackson series
Famous Five
EJ the spy (the older kid’s version).


do you have a library near you?  My kids often find book series there they like the look of. Or it is related to their sports, hobbies etc.  Non fiction can be enjoyable too.

#11 lozoodle

Posted 21 February 2020 - 08:53 PM

She wasn't into babysitters club sadly which is a shame as I had so many. Then again she might enjoy them if she tried now she's a bit older...

Thanks heaps for the suggestions. She's asked to go to the library tomorrow so we've got a few ideas now to get started with :)

#12 kadoodle

Posted 21 February 2020 - 09:07 PM

Horrible Histories by Terry Deary is awesome.

#13 Claudia Jean

Posted 21 February 2020 - 09:13 PM

Series of unfortunate events
Anne of GG


#14 MrsPuddleduck

Posted 21 February 2020 - 09:37 PM

L.M. Montgomery?

#15 Jingleflea

Posted 21 February 2020 - 10:01 PM

Terry Pratchett.

His series (3?) aimed at teen girls would be good. Wintersmith, A Hatful of Sky and the Shepherds Crown.

Also ANY Discworld book!

I read "Beauty" and "Spindle's End" by Robin Mckinley at around the same age, still love them.  Retellings of fairy tales.

#16 Bereckii

Posted 21 February 2020 - 10:11 PM

Nevermoor (and also the second book in the series: Wundersmith) by Jessica Townsend

https://www.hachette...ssica-townsend/

#17 lozoodle

Posted 21 February 2020 - 10:16 PM

View PostMrsPuddleduck, on 21 February 2020 - 09:37 PM, said:

L.M. Montgomery?

ooh yes!!! I'm sure I've got some books somewhere, I might go to mum's and see if they're still boxed up at her place.

#18 FuzzyChocolateToes

Posted 21 February 2020 - 10:29 PM

My dd loved Wings of Fire and the Spirit Animals series.

#19 BusbyWilkes

Posted 21 February 2020 - 11:18 PM

Another vote for Ruby Redfort. Around 10 books in the series, so would keep her busy if she likes them.

Land of Stories series by Chris Colfer.

Hunger Games - my kids read at 11, but may not be suitable for all.

#20 JustCurious100

Posted 22 February 2020 - 04:00 AM

Goosebumps?

#21 UndergroundKelpie

Posted 22 February 2020 - 04:03 AM

My DD11 is starting to read some Steven King. She cried during Hearts in Atlantis and thought Cujo was silly.

#22 Chook81

Posted 22 February 2020 - 05:45 AM

Scarlet and Ivy

#23 Riotproof

Posted 22 February 2020 - 08:29 AM

Judy Blume.

Edited by Riotproof, 22 February 2020 - 08:29 AM.


#24 rainycat

Posted 22 February 2020 - 09:00 AM

My 10yr old is currently reading and enjoying The Chronicles of Narnia. She also enjoyed Anne of Green Gables too, my old book I found in the shed!

#25 Fluffy Potatoes

Posted 22 February 2020 - 11:23 AM

Seven Little Australians
The Billabong Series
The Redwall Series
The Hobbit




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