Voted as one of the UK’s best-loved books, Malorie Blackman’s Noughts & Crosses series is a seminal piece of YA fiction; a true modern classic. Checkmate [Malorie Blackman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Can the future ever erase the past? Rose has a Cross mother and a. ‘Another emotional hard-hitter’ Sunday Times My name is Callie Rose. My mum is a Cross – one of the so-called ruling dad was a Nought. My dad was.

Author: Arashiktilar Vuzshura
Country: Saint Lucia
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Business
Published (Last): 3 June 2004
Pages: 196
PDF File Size: 10.50 Mb
ePub File Size: 7.36 Mb
ISBN: 530-6-48464-255-4
Downloads: 75989
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Taunos

It follows Callie Rose, the daughter of Sephy and Callum, as she grows up and discovers her disturbing past. Whilst the second race: What a great book and what a great series. Jul 24, Laura rated it liked it. The story is told through the past and present where we get a glimpse into Callie’s Roses upbringing and how Sephy struggles to tell her about her father. Notify me of new comments via email.

I don’t know how I’ll get my hands on the fourth, but I tell you now, I will. Lists with This Book. However, he does not know that Minerva, is in Sephy’s apartment as well.


Checkmate by Malorie Blackman book review

I was like… hang on! Although I don’t think Jude’s actions are justified as there is nothing in the world that justifies terrorism, I find it really unfortunate that he ended up in his current position due to such strong injustices in his from such a young age.

I live these stories. That, of course, doesn’t mean that the series is any way repetitive or monotonous. Jan 22, Sally rated it it was amazing Shelves: Noughts and Crosses TV series. May 13, Josie rated it it was amazing Shelves: For my full review and many more, please visit my blog at http: What kind of father does what he did to his own daughter or granddaughter.

Checkmate: Malorie Blackman: : Books

These books would be perfect for a book club because there are endless issues you can talk about. However, she learns that Tobey is dating Rebecca and that she had been in coma for so long.

This site uses cookies. At first, it is painful for Callie Rose, but then Tobey ‘enters her fully’, and it is pleasurable for both of them. She hugs her daughter too tightly while she sing the famous song “Rainbow Child”.

Follow the Author

Show not tell, etc. Sephy escapes into the woods and is soon chased by Jude and Morgan, the other survivor. May checmmate, Beth bibliobeth rated it really liked it.


Sephy decides, for Meggie’s sake, to give Maloie a false alibi for Cara’s death. Customers who bought this item also bought. She laughs like me, but when she smiles It makes perfect sense to me that Sephy would treat her daughter in such a way to keep her independent and ‘make her stronger’. Unfortunately, I have to say the books get less amazing as the series progresses.

It’s what’s inside that matters as some clever person once said. Jasmine should not be so methodical.

Checkmate : Malorie Blackman :

When Callie Rose smiles at me. Callum decides to let Sephy flee from the other kidnappers while they are out. Jasmine, Sephy’s mother, does what she can to bring Callie and Sephy closer together but develops breast cancer and struggles with her life. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers.