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  • 1.  CoverRules for 50/50 chances
    Rating: ★★★★★★★★★☆
    Reviewed by: JUDITH (S), MAUNGARAKI, LOWER HUTT, 19 Oct 2017
    A thought-provoking novel about a girl with a 50/50 chance of inheriting Huntingdon's disease from her mother. While the story is about living with a devastating illness and the question of whether it's better to know definitively if you will get it, it's also about friendship, first love and pursuing your dreams.

  • 2.  CoverThis beats perfect
    Rating: ★★★★★★★★★☆
    Reviewed by: JUDITH (S), MAUNGARAKI, LOWER HUTT, 19 Oct 2017
    This story about boy bands and wannabe musicians should appeal to dedicated musos. While it is very strongly based in the music industry, the story also explores family, relationships, self-doubt and the power of social media.

  • 3.  CoverDeadly magic
    Rating: ★★★★★★★★★☆
    Reviewed by: JUDITH (S), MAUNGARAKI, LOWER HUTT, 10 Oct 2017
    While the writing isn't brilliant, I do like this series about magical secret agents in-training! In this book the setting moves from Australia to New Zealand, and it's always nice to see our own place represented in stories. A very good read.

  • 4.  CoverThe Treatment
    Rating: ★★★★★★★★★☆
    Reviewed by: JUDITH (S), MAUNGARAKI, LOWER HUTT, 02 Oct 2017
    A great sequel to The Program, full of treachery and deceit as well as hope and love.

  • 5.  CoverThe Program
    Rating: ★★★★★★★★★☆
    Reviewed by: JUDITH (S), MAUNGARAKI, LOWER HUTT, 02 Oct 2017
    A chilling story set in a future where teen suicide has become rampant. Teens who are taken to The Program for treatment, however, aren't the same when they return...

    Themes of family, grief, depression, and love make this a real mixture.

  • 6.  CoverStill life with tornado
    Rating: ★★★★★★★★☆☆
    Reviewed by: JUDITH (S), MAUNGARAKI, LOWER HUTT, 02 Oct 2017
    16-year old Sarah has lost her way. Skipping school and roaming the city day after day, she finds herself meeting up with her past and future selves, who all seem to have knowledge of events she doesn't recall. Sometimes quite surreal, this is nevertheless a good story with themes of families, abuse, and ways of coping.

  • 7.  CoverThe eleventh hour
    Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★
    Reviewed by: JUDITH (S), MAUNGARAKI, LOWER HUTT, 02 Oct 2017
    An exciting mystery/thriller with Harry Potter-like undertones. A regular schoolgirl is suddenly wrenched from her utterly normal life as she discovers a whole new world of magic and menace.

  • 8.  CoverWreck
    Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★
    Reviewed by: JUDITH (S), MAUNGARAKI, LOWER HUTT, 02 Oct 2017
    An action-packed story where a young aspiring journalist finds her life in danger, with no idea why...

    This is an intriguing read!

  • 9.  CoverPieces of you
    Rating: ★★★★★★★★★☆
    Reviewed by: JUDITH (S), MAUNGARAKI, LOWER HUTT, 28 Sep 2017
    After an ill-advised drunken encounter leaves her feeling betrayed and worthless, Rebecca starts cutting herself. A story about friendship, families, first love, depression and loss.

  • 10.  CoverA tragic kind of wonderful
    Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★
    Reviewed by: JUDITH (S), MAUNGARAKI, LOWER HUTT, 28 Sep 2017
    A teenage girl with bipolar disorder, Mel goes to great lengths to conceal her condition from friends and classmates. The reader gets a strong sense of what's going on in Mel's mind as she begins to spiral downwards and the truth of what happened to her elder brother is finally revealed. A great read.