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Ultimate celebration cards : over 200 card designs for special occasions throughout the year /

Publication: Cincinnati, OH : David & Charles, 2008 . 184 p. : 28 cm. Date: 2008

I enjoyed leafing through and choosing designs to try. Not all the occasions likely to be relevant ( USA book ) but plenty to think about. Added 22/10/2014 by

Bugs / by Hereaka, Whiti,

Publication: . 242 p. ; 19 cm.

I longed for the 3 young people to realize their potential. I waited in fear as they put themselves in danger. I was grateful for some good news at the end. Some interesting and hard-hitting insights. Coarse language warning. Added 22/10/2014 by

The fault in our stars / Ages 14+ by Green, John,

Publication: New York : Dutton Books, 2012 . 318 p. ; 22 cm. Date: 2012

I knew what was coming at the end. SAD! But can't help wondering what happens to Hazel and Issac? Loved the book! Added 21/10/2014 by

Heartland / by Pattrick, Jenny,

Publication: . 328 pages ; 24 cm.

A heartwarming tale set in Heartland NZ. Manawa, a small rural settlement in the shadow of Ruapehu. It used to be a bustling logging town but now seems to be inhabited by the sad remnants of modern life. They battle bureaucracy, weekend 'townies' and the weather but look out for each other in their own brand of community spirit. A reminder of how things used to be. Added 21/10/2014 by Kath

The destiny of Violet and Luke / by Sorensen, Jessica,

Publication: London : Sphere, 2014 . 213 pages ; 22 cm. Date: 2014

Unexpected ending looking forward to the next book. Added 21/10/2014 by

New Zealand and the First World War : 1914-1919 / by Fenton, Damien,

Publication: . 111 pages ; 30 cm

Sad that it should have happened. Added 20/10/2014 by

The redeemer / by Nesbø, Jo,

Publication: London : Vintage, 2009 . 571 p. : 20 cm. Date: 2009

Confusing: No flow. Added 20/10/2014 by

Stolen / by Pearse, Lesley,

Publication: London : Michael Joseph, 2010 . 386 p. : 28 Date: 2010

A bit far fetched in some parts. Added 20/10/2014 by

The informationist : a thriller / by Stevens, Taylor,

Publication: New York : Shaye Areheart Books, 2011 . 307 p. ; 24 cm. Date: 2011

Great story. Good reading / hard book to put down. Plenty of fast action. Added 20/10/2014 by

Takedown twenty / by Evanovich, Janet,

Publication: [New York] : Random House Large Print, 2013 . 352 p. (large print) ; 24 cm. Date: 2013

This is the funniest book I think I have ever read. Enjoyment was great. Added 20/10/2014 by

Curious : true stories and loose connections / by Front, Rebecca,

Publication: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2014 . 248 pages ; 24 cm. Date: 2014

All interesting stories on a variety of subjects. Added 20/10/2014 by

The kashmir shawl / by Thomas, Rosie,

Publication: London : HarperCollins, 2011 . 468 pages ; 24 cm. Date: 2011

I was enthralled. Added 20/10/2014 by

Beyond the state : New Zealand state houses from modest to modern / by Stevens, Andrea,

Publication: Auckland : Penguin Books, 2014 . 288 pages : 28 cm. Date: 2014

Documented changes through the years. Interesting, good photographs. Added 20/10/2014 by

Storm / For young adults. by Kemmerer, Brigid,

Publication: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2012 . 343 p. ; 21 cm. Date: 2012

Remarkably Good. Added 20/10/2014 by

Silent witnesses : a history of forensic science / by McCrery, Nigel,

Publication: . 264 pages ; 20 cm.

Better than a who done it. Added 20/10/2014 by

Red dust / by McDonald, Fleur,

Publication: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2009 . viii, 350 pages ; 20 cm. Date: 2009

An insight into rural life in another country and the problems they have. Added 20/10/2014 by

A song for Issy Bradley : a novel / by Bray, Carys,

Publication: . 399 pages ; 20 cm.

I had to keep reading to find out how everything was resolved - or not. It was compelling. Added 20/10/2014 by

The switch / by Sands, Lynsay,

Publication: New York : Leisure Books, 2007 . 362 p. ; 17 cm. Date: 2007

It was quite good, but went on a bit at the end. I did not like the narrator. Added 20/10/2014 by

A perfect life : a novel / by Steel, Danielle,

Publication: New York : Delacorte Press, 2014 . 306 pages ; 24 cm. Date: 2014

Sort of knew what was going to happen before I turned the page. Still enjoyed it though. Added 20/10/2014 by

Dark road / by Rankin, Ian,

Publication: . 214 pages ; 23 cm.

Would be easier to see the play. Added 20/10/2014 by

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