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  • 1.  CoverFreshers
    Rating: ★★★★★★★★★☆
    Reviewed by: JUDITH (S), MAUNGARAKI, LOWER HUTT, 17 Nov 2017
    A group of young people meeting for the first time at University they negotiate the madness that is Freshers Week. With realistically flawed characters - dedicated drinkers, enthusiastic party-goers and sleazy blokes - this story is highly entertaining, with themes of friendship, relationships, and going wild.

  • 2.  CoverGirls like me
    Rating: ★★★★★★★★★☆
    Reviewed by: JUDITH (S), MAUNGARAKI, LOWER HUTT, 13 Nov 2017
    Overweight, bullied by the popular kids, grieving for her dead father and stuck with a stepmother she's convinced hates her, Shay gets through by staying under the radar as much as possible. She and her friends Dash and Boots are great characters, and her text conversations with her new crush Godot are a lot of fun. Although the plot developments are a little predictable, this is a good read.

  • 3.  CoverGirlhood
    Rating: ★★★★★★★★☆☆
    Reviewed by: JUDITH (S), MAUNGARAKI, LOWER HUTT, 07 Nov 2017
    Families, friendship and dealing with loss are the main themes of this story set in a Scottish boarding school for girls.

  • 4.  CoverThe possible
    Rating: ★★★★★★★★★☆
    Reviewed by: JUDITH (S), MAUNGARAKI, LOWER HUTT, 07 Nov 2017
    Angst-ridden story in which a young woman is forced to re-examine her past. Teen crushes, best friends, a mother in prison, family secrets, investigative reporters and possible paranormal abilities - this story has a bit of everything and will keep the reader guessing.

  • 5.  CoverEncounters : inspired by true events
    Rating: ★★★★★★★★★☆
    Reviewed by: JUDITH (S), MAUNGARAKI, LOWER HUTT, 03 Nov 2017
    While it raises far more questions than it answers, the sub-stories running through the book help the reader to actually care about the characters, although it's clear that the story is set in quite a different country and culture to our own. Themes of bullying, abuse, and homosexuality.

  • 6.  CoverThe Remedy
    Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★
    Reviewed by: JUDITH (S), MAUNGARAKI, LOWER HUTT, 03 Nov 2017
    Compulsive reading! Although set within the same general time-frame as The Program and The Treatment, this story can also be read as a standalone.

  • 7.  CoverThe trials of Renegade X
    Rating: ★★★★★★★★☆☆
    Reviewed by: JUDITH (S), MAUNGARAKI, LOWER HUTT, 03 Nov 2017
    Damien is basically a good sort of guy, but with a really annoying attitude, and some of the good guys are actually pretty nasty. It's interesting to see how the author has blurred the lines between heroism and villainy, and with its cast of strong characters, both male and female, this story could appeal to many fans of the superhero genre.

  • 8.  CoverDeadfall
    Rating: ★★★★★★★★☆☆
    Reviewed by: JUDITH (S), MAUNGARAKI, LOWER HUTT, 03 Nov 2017
    This sequel to 'Blackbird' can be read (as I did) without having read the first book, but I'd suggest starting with the first just the same. The premise of wealthy hunters, in search of a new challenge, targeting pre-selected human runaways is quite disturbing, and readers can expect a tense and action-packed adventure.

  • 9.  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.

  • 10.  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.