by Jessica Townsend, paperback, £7.99,
for 8-12 years
(reviewed by Emily)

Morrigan Crow has always been feared by the people of Jackalfax- blamed for bringing bad luck to everyone who lives there… and she’s destined to die on her 11th birthday. However, Morrigan’s life changes when she is transported to the magical city of Nevermoor. Follow Morrigan’s story as she is given the chance to join the Wundrous Society- a secret group of people, all like her. Yet Morrigan lacks the one thing she needs to pass the four trials she needs to in order to join the society- an exceptional talent. Will she succeed?