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An international organisation, the Pangaean Economic Community, exists. The same format is used with characters alternating with each chapter and, as cehckmate the books preceding this one, the story sweeps you along and it’s difficult not to get caught up in the lives of Sephy, Callie and the rest of the family.

Checkmate by Malorie Blackman book review

Callum reveals to Sephy that he tried to catch up with her before she left for Chivers, and he was unable to catch up with her. It seemed like Malorie Blackman wanted to write every character’s reaction from their own point of view, before switching back to the other character to see how they’d taken this reaction In she received an OBE for her services to children’s literature, and in she topped the Powerlist, a list of the UK’s most influential black figures.

They start kissing and touching each other. A gripping read nonetheless especially towards the end as questions are answered. Checkmwte half of the characters annoyed me when they definitely shouldn’t have.


But in the end, they pull through. I can wait to read the next book in the series! Although he loathes Crosses, he begins to fall in love with her. What happened… are you not going to reveal what happened at the end of Knife Edge? Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Most of Meggie’s actions and such in this book just spelt desperation to me. It makes perfect sense to me that Sephy would treat her daughter in such a way to keep her independent and ‘make her stronger’.

Callum finds her and gives false instructions to the others. Readers could think back to noughts and crosses when reading this letter! A total book nerd and a massive geek just as the name suggests.

Sephy feels trapped and rejects an offer malrie marriage from her boyfriend, Sonny. Open Preview See a Problem?

Ive only been reading it for 2days and nearly at the end! As Callie grows up and finds out that the ones closest to her have been lying she grows bitter and decides to follow Jude in his vendetta, even though her heart really isn’t in it. I give Checkmate 5 out of 5 stars You really need to read these books!

However, I did have some sympathy for Sephy, as Checkmate really showed how broken Callum’s death had left her. Her grandfather, Kamal Hadley…. That angers Callum, but the two make up. The two are surprised by the rest of the gang. At the time of the series, slavery had been abolished for some time, but segregation, similar to the Jim Crow Laws, continues to operate to keep the crosses Blacks in control of the noughts Whites. I really enjoyed the first two books but it’s been such a long time since I read them and when I started reading this 3rd book, I realized that I wasn’t interested anymore.


Tobey takes her hand and places it over his erection.

malorir Isn’t she beautiful, so very beautiful? I loved the fact that Malorie Blackman allowed us to witness Callie Rose growing up as it gave me insi Malorie Blackman delivers again with her third instalment in The Noughts and Crosses series.

Noughts & Crosses (novel series) – Wikipedia

Sephy or her full name Persephone Hadley is a Cross, with dark skin, and the daughter of a wealthy senior politician, Kamal Hadley – who later takes office as president. This blog is blacjman me reviewing books and fangirling and geeking out to things because sometimes you just need a break from normal things!

He realised that he could and in jalorie did love a cross for who she was and her being a cross didn’t contribute to her personally. Callie Rose then leaves but promises to meet Tobey again. Can someone please tell me who it was? I love reading from different points of views.

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