With magic, a massive boarding school, and two girls on two very different paths, Soman Chainani’s ‘The School For Good and Evil’ is a must for those of you who love fantasy, fairy tales and Harry Potter.
“Every four years, two girls are kidnapped from the village of Gavaldon. Legend has it these lost children are sent to the School for Good and Evil, the fabled institution where they become fairytale heroes or villains.
Sophie, the most beautiful girl in town, has always dreamed of her place at the School for Good while her friend Agatha, with her dark disposition seems destined for the School for Evil. But when the two are kidnapped they find their fortunes reversed…”
It might be a little difficult deciding whether to get into a series, especially when the books are quite long and you can’t be sure if it’s worth it. Therefore, we had a look around the interwebz to see what reviewers and booktubers thought of this series to help you make the right choice.
Here are a few of our favourites:
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