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              Open Your Eyes, Jackson Ryder
               

              Open Your Eyes, Jackson Ryder (Paperback)

              By Lopez, Rudy Castaneda

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              "Fifteen-year-old Jackson Ryder has always loved art, but in the wake of his mother's death, he must choose between his passion and his grieving father's approval. Pulled from his New York home and thrust into the melting pot that is San Sebastiano, California, in the 1960s, Jack...son finds himself embroiled in an era of assassination, an emerging art scene, the Civil Rights Movement and The Beatles. As he learns how to deal with life, death and a newfound interest in girls, drawing is the only thing stopping his world from spinning out of control"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9780473295691
              Published NZ 5 Oct 2015
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              A Vase and a Vast Sea
               

              A Vase and a Vast Sea (Paperback)

              Edited by Nimon, Jenny

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              A collection of contemporary creative writing from emerging and celebrated writers. The works are at once individual and part of a larger, compelling conversation that spans years and miles. - Pip Adam This collection is banging a drum. - Jane Arthur

              ISBN 9780473531201
              Published NZ 5 Oct 2020
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              The Score
               

              The Score (Paperback)

              By Jansen, Adrienne

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              "A grand piano crashes off a crane that's lifting it into a block of council flats. Rebuilding it is impossible. But for Stefan, piano restorer and illegal immigrant, it's the only way out of a heap of trouble. And for better or worse, a misfit bunch of tenants weighs in to help ...him. Everything depends on the wrecked piano and whether they can pull off its restoration"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780473253288
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2013
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              Waitapu
               

              Waitapu (Paperback)

              By Waaka, Helen Margaret

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              Beneath a range of mountains lies the rural town of Waitapu. Here, sisters Ruby and Rowena reconnect, Mereata feels her tipuna like a breath on the back of her neck and Harriet goes missing from the rest home. With a cast of lively characters, this collection of 18 short stories ...cracks open the image of rural tranquillity, to reveal the heartbreak and kindness of everyday lives. Helen Waaka was the winner of the 2011 Pikihuia Award for Best Short Story Written in English. With this collection she asserts herself as a perceptive and compelling story teller.
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              ISBN 9780994118615
              Published NZ 5 Oct 2015
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              Everything is Here
               

              Everything is Here (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hack, Robert

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              "A collection of poems about Rob Hack's experience in New Zealand and the islands. It has stories from Porirua East, Niue, Paris, Rarotonga, Sydney and the Kapiti Coast, that are full of people and day-to-day things"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9780994118677
              Published NZ 3 Oct 2016
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              Run Thomas Run
               

              Run Thomas Run (Paperback)

              By Carty, Kate

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              "A wedding, a poem, a shortcut home - what happens next will shake Thomas Odishu, wife Esther and children Ramina and George to the core. For this is Iraq in 1991 and there are no such things as coincidences. Informants are everywhere and once you've had a run-in with Saddam's re...gime, your only chance of survival is escape. But no matter how hard you run, the past is always there, right behind you. Set in Iraq and England over three decades, Run Thomas Run is the gripping story of a father's contorted love, a daughter's coming of age, guilt, redemption and a child's promise made forty years earlier that should never have been kept"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9780473295240
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2014
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              The Shark Party
               

              The Shark Party (Paperback)

              By Colson, Janet

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              "For Carla, February means the pressure of another birthday party for Nathan and his wealthy New York art world friends. She buys him a book about Kurt Schwitters, an artist he is thinking of collecting, but a chance encounter with a man in the bookstore changes everything. Patri...ck, an environmental filmmaker, challenges her relationship and her artistic ambition. In the wake of their fierce attraction, the unscrupulous world that has seduced Carla begins to unravel, and the harder she tried to break free, the tighter Nathan's grip becomes"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780473295141
              Published NZ 11 Nov 2014
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              A Change of Key
               

              A Change of Key (Paperback)

              By Jansen, Adrienne

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              "Marko ... the main character, has to confront shocking aspects of his past that have followed him to New Zealand"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9780473440916
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2018
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              Monsters of Virtue
               

              Monsters of Virtue (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ritchie, L. J.

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              "Eugenics: noun. The science of improving a population by controlled breeding to increase the occurrence of desirable heritable characteristics. New Zealand, 1932. The height of the Great Depression. In the wilds of the taki River Gorge, the newly-formed Eugenics Department gathe...rs the best and brightest in an attempt to create perfection. But what makes a perfect person? Fifteen-year-old Eve knows shes not one but with her sisters life on the line, shed better convince her new classmates that she could be. Together with uneasy allies Orion and Nyx, shell pry into the dark heart of this fledgling utopia. Will the future that awaits them there be one worth fighting for?"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9780473449506
              Published NZ 26 Oct 2018
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              Chosen Boys
               

              Chosen Boys (Paperback)

              By Molloy, Petra

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              "It is 1974 and seven-year-old Jack leads a carefree life, playing in his Auckland street. But when a new priest selects him to train as an altar boy, Jacks world is imperiled and he shrinks away from his community, his friends and his mother.Set in the time of the 'dawn raids' p...olice raids on homes of suspected illegal immigrants Petra Molloys debut novel Chosen Boys explores power and prejudice in a working-class Catholic community and asks the question: who will act when a predator declares himself another Christ on Earth'?"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780994137272
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2019
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