Review: Night of The Party by Tracey Mathias

How do you speak out if you have no rights?

Having withdrawn from the EU, The Party made it so anyone born outside of England faces arrest and deportation. Failing to report an illegal is a crime.

Zara is an illegal, but she’s the only one who knows how Sophie died. Is it worth risking life as she knows it to tell the boy that she loves, the boy who deserves to know the truth?

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Review: Radio Silence by Alice Oseman

“I wonder – if nobody is listening to my voice, am I making any sound at all?”

Radio Silence follows the life of Frances Janvier, a fangirl of a podcast, who does great academically. She makes sure these things never collide, though. One day she meets a shy boy named Aled who, it turns out, is the creator of her favourite podcast and a beautiful friendship forms.

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Review: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

I feel like I might grow up to be somebody important.”

Junior lives on a reservation, where he gets beaten up and has been to too many funerals in his 14 years of life. But he wants something more, so he makes a leap and decides to transfer to a school full of rich white people. Will people accept him there or will his destiny remain the same?

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