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The New Girl: (The Witches of Fairhollow High 1)

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The first in a bewitching new series, mixing friendship, secrets and spells - perfect for fans of Jacqueline Wilson, Soman Chainani's The School for Good and Evil, Ever After High, Disney's Descendants and Zoella's Girl Online.


It's time to work some magic . . .


When Nessa moves to the small and quiet town of Fairhollow to live with her aunt, she has never felt so lonely. She misses her dad and best friend - and the Mean Girls have singled her out.


Then Nessa meets Holly - cool, friendly, book-loving. A real friend! But Holly knows a secret. One that Nessa could never have conjured up in her wildest dreams . . .


The Witches of Fairhollow High is perfect escapism for children aged 9 and up.


Ariana Chambers has always believed in magic. But most of all she believes in the magic of friendships. And The New Girl, the first in an exciting and addictive new series, is certainly full of that . . . Ariana lives in London.

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This is Book 1 in the The Witches of Fairhollow High Series. See all The Witches of Fairhollow High books here.

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6th February '17
alexia read it themselves aged 10 aged 10
The New Girl: (The Witches of Fairhollow High 1) 9781405277402
5 stars
I loved this book because It is very funny but sad in spaces.The characters are Nessa,Holly,Aunt Clara And many more this book was brilliant,recomend for 7+.(If your not scared of witches)
17th January '17
I read it myself (an adult)
The New Girl: (The Witches of Fairhollow High 1) 9781405277402
5 stars
The loved it so much I just had to read it too!
If your a fan of Harry Potter or know anyone who is then this is the book to get them!
Full of adventure and thrills if a little sad in places.
A must read!
18th June '17
BBear07 read it themselves aged 9 aged 9
The New Girl: (The Witches of Fairhollow High 1) 9781405277402
5 stars
It's taken a while for My daughter to get into this book the lack of illustrations put her off I think, but once she did she loved it and can't wait to read the next one to find out what happens next!! 

Tamzin found the storyline exciting and compelling, she would reach the end of the chapter and be eager to read the next to find out what happens. There was lots of twists and turns throughout the story including lots of surprises! 

She loved the main character Nessa and her best friend, and the 'evil' characters provide a perfect classic good Vs bad scenario. 

Tamzin totally recommends this book and I'd have to agree, fantastic story and we are off the the library for volume 2!
25th January '17
Florica read it themselves aged 11 aged 11
The New Girl: (The Witches of Fairhollow High 1) 9781405277402
5 stars
Nessa has to move to the town of Fairhollow to stay with her Aunt. As she joins a new school, the school's popular girls go against her and act as if she is a nobody. Strange things are going on in Fairhollow and Nessa doesn't know what to make of it. But as soon as she meets Holly, her life starts to change. Nessa discovers she has a power like no other... 

This book was one of the best books that I have EVER read! I couldn't put it down and finished it in just one day. 

I rate it 5 stars because it was so thrilling and full of suspense.

I would say it's suitable for the age of 10+. 

Absolutely brilliant read and I really can't wait to read more in this series!
4th January '17
I read it myself (an adult)
The New Girl: (The Witches of Fairhollow High 1) 9781405277402
5 stars
Fantastic book that my 8 year old daughter has read and she loved it,she said the characters where great especially nessa and she wanted to read it all the time we will definitely be looking out for another in the series 
15th January '17
MunchkinMegan read it themselves aged 9 aged 9
The New Girl: (The Witches of Fairhollow High 1) 9781405277402
5 stars
I NEED the next book NOW!

I thoroughly enjoyed reading New Girl (The Witches of Fairhollow High), i felt a deep kindred spirit with both Nessa and Holly as we share a lot of similar traits, hobbies and beliefs. I was completely taken by the story and found myself getting annoyed, sad or happy when our protagonist did.

I was riled repeatedly by 'the bullies' actions in the book which i felt were written very truthfully even with a magical premise, i could relate that very easily to real life bullies and that made some parts quite suspenseful/ intense.

I will most certainly be looking out for the next book in the series as i genuinely couldn't put this one down and i am ready to find out what has been happening in Fairhollow High since the events of this book. 

Roll on book 2!
5th February '17
Hstar read it themselves aged 9 aged 9
The New Girl: (The Witches of Fairhollow High 1) 9781405277402
5 stars
This book is about teenagers becoming witches. They can choose to be a silver witch or a blood witch.  My favourite character is Holly because she loves books and she finds her powers interesting.  I recommend this book for girls only.  I can't wait for the next witches book.
29th January '17
Lydib read it themselves aged 10 aged 10
The New Girl: (The Witches of Fairhollow High 1) 9781405277402
5 stars
I really enjoyed this book. It appealed to me because it is based around witches and magic and it been set in a high school. I was not disappointed. Nessa is a great character, she and Holly are really likeable. This book is one I got really involved in, I found it hard to put down. I am excited to read more in this series.
22nd January '17
Mads1811 read it themselves aged 9 aged 9
The New Girl: (The Witches of Fairhollow High 1) 9781405277402
4 stars
I love Harry Potter so wanted to read this, I was not disappointed nessa was my favourite. I hope they bring more out
18th January '17
I read it myself (an adult)
The New Girl: (The Witches of Fairhollow High 1) 9781405277402
4 stars
This was a good book, a lot of magic and mystery and never a dull moment. Totally recommend for fans of The Worst Witch and Harry Potter.
7th March '17
Zac and doug read it themselves aged 9 aged 9
The New Girl: (The Witches of Fairhollow High 1) 9781405277402
4 stars
Ceri is a big Harry Potter fan and loved this book which was in the same vein full of intrigue and excitement she didn,t want to put the book down .The characters were were believable and exciting she didn,t want it to end and can,t wait to read another in the series .
15th January '17
Aaronthecooldude read it themselves aged 7 aged 7
The New Girl: (The Witches of Fairhollow High 1) 9781405277402
4 stars
Wow, if ever a title was designed to appeal to a specific market it's this! Magic - tick, school - tick, fish out of water - tick! Fortunately readers who choose this based on the excellently worded title will be be disappointed. The plot is well paced, marching on relentlessly as the heroes develop with a series of mini-victories leading to a satisfying climax. It's not all good news though, as the loathsome bullies repeatedly seem to get the upper hand leaving the reader despairing for the fortunes of the protagonists. Overall, this book is well worth a read of you're one of the distinctly defined target audience (mostly girls, aged 8-11).
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Ariana Chambers has always believed in magic. But most of all she believes in the magic of friendships. And The New Girl, the first in an exciting and addictive new series is certainly full of that . . . Ariana lives in London....

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