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World Book Day 2024 - Book recommendations from our library prefects

Don’t know what to read?

Want to find a book that is in our school library?

Check out these recommendations!

1.      The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes – Suzanne Collins

‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is very interesting and contains a lot of surprises!’ Year 7 student


2.      Murder Most Unladylike – Robin Stevens

‘Murder Most Unladylike has a great storyline and plot that kept me hooked!’ Year 7 student


3.      The Tattooist of Auschwitz – Heather Morris

‘The Tattooist of Auschwitz is a sad but heart warming story which is based about true events. I think everyone should read it.’ Year 8 student


4.      A Good Girls’ Guide to Murder – Holly Jackson ‘A Good Girls’ Guide to Murder is one of the best books I have read! If you love the Hunger Games and Harry Potter, this book is a perfect match’ Year 8 student

5.      Heroes of Olympus – Rick Riordan

‘Heroes of Olympus is the second series of Percy Jackson. It contains amazing adventures and has the perspectives of all characters’ Year 7 student

6.      Truly Madly Awkward – Beth Garrod

‘Truly Madly Awkward is the third book in the series. It is guaranteed to make you laugh and is filled with hilarious moments.’ Year 7 student

7.      A Kind of Spark – Elle McNicoll

‘A Kind of Spark by Elle McNicoll is such a beautiful, fun, and interesting book. I literally cried reading this.’ Year 7 student

8.      Skulduggery Pleasant – Derek Landy

‘I love the Skulduggery Pleasant series! I love how many plot twists there are and there are always surprises.’ Year 7 student

9.      Such a Good Liar – Sue Wallman

‘Such a Good Liar by Sue Wallman is a story about revenge and switching places. A great read!’ Year 8 student

10.  One of Us is Lying – Karen M McManus

‘One of Us is Lying by Karen M McManus is the perfect read for fans of A Good Girls’ Guide to Murder!’ Year 8 student.


All of these books are available in the WGHS School Library!

Over the last year, our students loaned over 2500 books from our school library.

That’s an average of 13 books loaned per school day!


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