By Thomas Taylor

Reviewed by Leila, aged 14

Herbert Lemon is the young Lost and Founder of the Grand Nautilus Hotel. He lives a quiet life and stays away from trouble until he meets the mysterious Violet Parma! Then, everything turns upside down. Now, the girl is set on finding her parents, dangerous men follow them through the shadows and an elusive creature is surfacing from the water.

Could the mysterious Malamander actually be real? This eerie book was hard to put down, I couldn’t wait to discover the secret of the Malamander! My rating: 4/5

Shamini Murugan