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Into the Darklands

In recent years Nigel Latta has become more famous for his tv show about NZ society (for example, the sugar episode is one I use a lot for Home Ec class), but this book was my introduction to him, and a brutal one at that.   89 more words

I Am Not Esther

I’m in two minds about this book. On the one hand, the story is completely fascinating, but on the other, I found the writing pretty lacking.   142 more words

Coming Home to Roost

This is a lovely little book by a NZ author, which has just won a prize in the 2017 NZ Book Awards. It’s another book about a boy dealing with teenage pregnancy, but it’s got a different twist to  49 more words