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Title: I am, I am, I am, Seventeen Brushes with Death

By: Maggie O’Farrell

Maggie’s memoirs of near-death experiences that have defined her  life that illuminates the preciousness, beauty and mysteries of life itself.

Goodreads 4.17 stars

 

 

 

 

Young Adult – Non Fiction

Teen Survival Guide – Surviving Bullies and Mean Teens

The chapters of this book are;

1: Bullies or Bluster

2: Just add pressure

3: Cloudy with a chance of, Clarity: Bullying myths

4: Online and out of line

5: What do Turtles have to do with this?

Parents and teenagers should put this book on their ‘To Read List’.

Non-Fiction

Title: Fire and Fury – Inside the Trump White House

By: Michael Wolf

Read about behind the scenes of the first 9 months of Donald Trump’s  controversial Presidency. Writer, Michael Wolff had extraordinary access to the west wing and reveals what and why happened behind the scenes.

Goodreads 3.57

 

 

 


Fiction

Title: Beautiful Days

By: Joyce Carol Oates

Thirteen diverse stories that explore the most secret, intimate, and unacknowledged interior lives of characters not unlike ourselves, who assert their independence in acts of bold and often irrevocable defiance.

Goodreads 3.2

 

 

 

Junior Non-Fiction

Title: 100 Screen-Free Ways to beat boredom

By: Kris Hirschmann

Goodreads: 5 star

With the School Holidays coming up, what a great way to keep the kiddies entertained. This ideas range from:

Have an Indoor Picnic

Start a Herb Garden

Build an Obstacle Course

Make Napkin Roses

And so much more.

Keep the kids off their electronic devices with loads of ideas in this book. Reserve it now before the holidays!

CD MP3 Reader – Fiction

Title: The Catherine Wheel

By: Elizabeth Harrower

Goodreads: 3.26 star

This story is about an unflinching gaze on the grim realities of 1950s London, and the madness that can infect couples.

 

 

 

 

DVD’s

Scales (PG) (2017)

Cast: Emmy Perry, Elisabeth Rohm, Morgan Fairchild

Director: Kevan Peterson

Siren Phillips has lived her life thinking she’s an ordinary girl, in an ordinary town. On the eve of her 12th birthday, however, she learns that she is far from ordinary. Destined to turn into a Mermaid at the age of twelve, Siren must struggle with her new reality, saying good bye to her mother and friends, while she transitions into the water. To make matters worse, a group of Hunters are after her, trying to catch her. She soon becomes friends with Adam Wilts, a new boy at school, who she turns to for help. He agrees to help her, but finds himself caught in the middle, when it’s his own father who is after Siren. When Siren’s mother is taken, the town

must rally behind her, and help her make a peaceful transition into the water, before the hunters can find out where she is.

IMDB Rating 4.7

13 Sins (MA15+) (2014)

Cast: Mark Webber, Devon Graye, Tom Bower

Director: Daniel Stamm

A cryptic phone call sets off a dangerous game of risks for Elliot, a down-on-his luck salesman. The game promises increasing rewards for completing 13 tasks, each more sinister than the last.

IMDB Rating 6.3