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Title: Freedom Ride

Author: Sue Lawson

Ease: Moderate

Rating: 5/5

Freedom Ride takes a look at the efforts by Australian Indigenous people and their supporters to bring attention to the inequities they were being subjected to everyday, from the point of view of Robbie, a white teenager who knows something is wrong but doesn’t know if he can, or should, stop it. Continue reading “Book Review”

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Don’t Look Back by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Title: Don’t Look Back

Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout

Ease: Moderate

Rating: 5/5

Sam has it all – wealth, popularity and a boyfriend that every girl in the school wants – but after a suspicious accident, she hasn’t got  a clue who she is. Someone doesn’t want Sam to regain her memories of what happened that night to her or to her best friend.

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The Cemetery Boys by Heather Brewer

Title: The Cemetery Boys

Author: Heather Brewer

Ease: Moderate

Rating: 2/5

The Cemetery Boys is a dark story with a horror vibe. Stephen is forced to move back to his father’s home town. He thinks this small country town has nothing to hide but he couldn’t be more wrong. The towns-folk still believe in ancient superstitions and they seem to be true. Continue reading “The Cemetery Boys by Heather Brewer”

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The Whole of My World by Nicole Hayes

Title: The Whole of My World

Author: Nicole Hayes

Ease: Moderate

Rating: 5/5

I didn’t realise that this book was set in the late 80s/early 90s until the protagonist, Shelley, used a scrunchy to put her hair up. The mention of Jason Donovan was the next hint. The story though, of girl grieving for the life she lost and looking desperately for a future, is timeless.

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Spoiled By Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan

Title: Spoiled

Author: Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan

Ease: Easy

Rating: 3/5

This book isn’t a thinker but it’s entertaining. If you’re looking for something to flip open while you enjoy the spring sunshine (if you’re lucky enough to live in the southern hemisphere, that is) then Spoiled isn’t  a bad choice.

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