Between Shades of Grey by Buta Sepetys
Set in 1941 in
“This book show the cold harsh truth about war and labour camps” – Erik
“A fascinating book - I could really imagine the lives of the refugees and their stubbornness to survive. I could see Lina sitting in the filth with her mother and brother, wondering if she would ever see her father, cousin or friend again.” – Rose
“….the powerful descriptions brought each scene alive. It also taught me a lot.” - Grace
Everybody Jam by Ali Lewis
Danny Dawson lives with his family in the middle of the Australian outback. His older brother was killed in an accident last year, his 14 year old sister is pregnant, a pommie has come to help out, it is the time for the annual muster, the drought continues and the cracks are beginning to show …..
“Very entertaining and well-written. It made me laugh as well as sad. I did not want it to end.” - Jose
“A very different life with and entertaining twist” - Erik
Trash by Andy Mulligan
Three friends Raphael, Gardo and Rat live on a heap of trash and spend their lives sifting rubbish. One day they find a deadly secret and from that moment on they are hunted without mercy.
“A brilliant read. I liked the way it was written from the different character’s points of view” - Luke