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Summary

A hilarious tween adventure set in a dazzling fantasy world with two extraordinary heroines - a modern-day fairy tale with bite.

Once best friends, Agatha and Sophie were pulled apart like strangers, each in the arms of a boy, Good with Good, Evil with Evil.... Is their friendship lost forever after?

But as they settle into their new lives, their story begs to be rewritten, and this time theirs isn't the only one. With the girls apart, Evil has taken over, and the villains of the past have come back to change their tales and turn the world of Good and Evil upside down.

With Evers being murdered and Nevers reigning supreme, the girls need to restore the balance, find the end to their story, and - hopefully - become friends again.

©2015 Soman Chainani (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

Praise for The School for Good and Evil
"A fairy tale like no other, complete with romance, magic, and humour...that will keep you turning pages until the end." (Newbury Award-winning author Ann M. Martin)
"Twill enchant young girls and boys alike with its twisted take on the classic fairytales." ( The Bookbag
"Dark, funny and entertaining." - ( Teenlibrarian.co.uk)

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a bit booring.

What made the experience of listening to The Last Ever After the most enjoyable?

It ended the story.... maybe...

What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

to easy to gues .....

Which character – as performed by Polly Lee – was your favourite?

Agy

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

nope. i don't get that on simple fairytales

Any additional comments?

nothing liek 1st book , lost it charm on book 2 and never got it back.

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What a mess.

Undoes everything the wonderful game-changing first book did. Can't believe how Tedros isn't called out for any of his misogyny and we were so queer-baited with two same sex kisses. I can't believe the same person wrote this book as the other two. The second book had potential to enrich and deepen the themes and characters of the first but this one really unravelled everything. There was no need for sequels but if they had to be done why not bring more social commentary instead of making everything except Sophie fit in with old tropes? I won't spoil (though please don't get this gross book anyway) but even her ending didn't fully make sense.
I legit rolled my eyes so many times. Almost every single thing Tedros said/did was entitled and sexist and instead of growing from it he was literally called "perfect".
I'm so tired of being let down. Especially after being so grateful and excited about such a perfect first book, only to see it totally undone. I'm going to have to look into whether the author was blackmailed into writing this or something, that's genuinely how in awe I am at how all the good stuff was backtracked.
I'm so disappointed and upset but at least this has inspired me to finally write my own wlw fairytale that I started years ago.