Notting Hill Carnival: A West Side Story (Quick Reads)

Candice Carty-Williams

Reading level

  • L2


  • Fiction

Average rating

5 out 5

Sapphire is the hot-headed leader of Red Roses in an area where gang loyalty is all that matters. When she meets a boy called Apollo on her way to Notting Hill Carnival, she feels something she'd never felt before - could he be the one?

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I really liked how the book focuses on gangs and how easy it can be to get caught up in a gang and feel peer pressure to act a certain way. Along with this it follows a love story between two of the characters that makes you really invested in the outcome of the story.

Lily 19.03.2020