The Cornerstone by Nick Spalding Review

Hey all,

Just wanted to do a super short review on the first ever full length book I have read on my Kindle.
I downloaded the book out of a gift card I got for my birthday – as it was it was recommend for me by Amazon, and was a bargain at 99p.
I struggled to identify with the main character, being a young teenage boy, and found his humour, well, rather young teen! But I soon fell in love with Max’s wit and charm as I kept reading and it turned into a real little page turner towards the end.
It also really made me think about the power of books and knowledge, and how lucky we are to have the skills to read and write. I loved the apt irony of the stories narrative whilst only being released as an eBook – and the accessibility of its writting style. I wonder what the Cornerstone would make of the book in terms of power?
Overall despite a shaky start with the book, I really immersed myself into the Chapter Lands and finished the book in a button clicking fury to reach the end. I think I will keep an eye out for any other books by Nick Spalding, as I learned to enjoy his humour.
4/5 (lost a mark because it was not for my age group)
Thanks for reading,
Rie xx
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