The School for Good and Evil: The Last Ever After – Soman Chainani
Children fiction, young adult fiction, adventure,
The third book in the series brings more drama and
fairytales to the table. Agatha and Sophie, once friends, now enemies are at
war with each other. After separate ways, Agatha learns more about Tedros, her
love interest and whom she is supposed to be with in her happy ending. Sophie
stayed behind with the school master to reign over the school her way. Evil
wants in on happy endings by rewriting history. It takes everything and
everyone to rectify in this new adventure.
I just can’t explain all the emotions this novel had
brought. It brought laughter and pain. I wished that things can get back to
normal for Agatha but sadly it doesn’t work that way. It is a really good novel
its just this third installment I wasn’t really a fan of. It is slow but worked
the drama up.
The School of Good and Evil – Soman Chainani
Children’s fiction, fantasy, good, evil, school, adventure,
In the children’s book, “The School of Good and Evil”
by Soman Chainani, it’s not just any children’s fairy tale book. It starts off
with Agatha and Sophie living in a village where they fear a monster that takes
two children each year and those children are to never be seen again. These
children are sent to The School of Good and Evil where boys and girls are
separated into two categories. Good and evil. They are trained to succeed in
the fairy tale they have to play out. Sophie wanted to be “kidnapped” due to
possibly going to the School of Good as she sees that she is good and Agatha
would go to the school of Evil. Agatha doesn’t feel nor agree with Sophie. Both
of them are swiped up and to their surprise their fates are reverse. Agatha falls
into the school of good while Sophie falls into the school of evil. Fearing
that this is a mistake, they plead that they got the wrong fates. In the end, in
order to succeed, they have to face their new fate by playing out their fairy tale.
I LOVE this book. I feel that any age audience would enjoy this book. Given that there are elements for everyone and has a lot of strong messages. I reread this book as many times as I had reread the Harry Potter series. Totally worth giving it a read.
Chaniani, Soman. The School for Good and Evil. HarperCollins Childrens Books, 2013.