Rebekah Fraser

Rebekah is an Otago-based mother of two young girls. The former journalist and primary school teacher has a soft spot for New Zealand authors and young adult fiction. Follow her on Twitter.

Books

Rants in the Dark

Rants in the Dark, by Emily Writes

Emily, a Wellington mother of two young boys, wrote a blog post in the middle of the night back in March 2015. Within just a few days it was read by more than one million people. Since then her posts, often written in in the wee small hours, have consoled, celebrated and cheered on millions [...]

This Is How It Always Is, by Laurie Frankel

This Is How It Always Is, by Laurie Frankel

Rosie and Penn have always wanted a daughter. Four sons later, they decide to try one last time -- and their beautiful little boy Claude is born. Life continues on until the day that Claude says that, when he grows up, he wants to be a girl. As far as his parents are concerned, he [...]

Before I Fall

Before I Fall, by Lauren Oliver

They say to live every day as if it's your last - but you never actually think it's going to be. You always think you'll have more time. That's what popular high school students Sam thought, but she was wrong. Sam dies in a terrible accident one night. However, she still wakes up the next [...]

Māui – Sun Catcher

Māui – Sun Catcher, by Tim Tipene

Every New Zealander should already know the myth of Māui and how he tamed the sun with the help of his brothers. This modern bilingual retelling of the story will bring the story to life for younger readers. Award-winning author and illustrator team Tim Tipene and Zak Waipara set the modern Māui as a schoolboy [...]

A is for Aotearoa, by Diane Newcombe & Melissa Anderson Scott

A is for Aotearoa, by Diane Newcombe & Melissa Anderson Scott

Discover our beautiful country with this fun lift-the-flap treasure hunt, celebrating Aotearoa. Girl and Bird head off on an adventure around New Zealand and need help to follow the clues to find out where they will be heading next. From city to shore, north to south and east to west, there'll be some familiar places [...]

Hare

Hare, by Deborah Hinde

What do you do when you've forgotten where you've left something? Hare is in a bit of a bother. He had a great idea but now he has lost it. Fantail, Tomtit and the rest of the forest creatures try to help. But nothing works, until Hare has another idea. Author Deborah Hinde has illustrated [...]

The Twenty-Three, by Linwood Barclay

The Twenty-Three, by Linwood Barclay

The day begins like any other Saturday - a shower, coffee, breakfast. But suddenly, all hell breaks lose in the small town of Promise Falls. People are dying in the streets and the hospital is completely overwhelmed. Detective Barry Duckworth is already investigating two murders and an explosion. He starts to wonder about the crimes, [...]

The Great Sock Secret by Susan Whelan

The Great Sock Secret, by Susan Whelan

Finally the mystery of the missing sock has been solved! Sarah's mother is tired of finding odd socks in the laundry basket. While she thinks the puppy is responsible, Sarah knows better. And her mother mustn't find out the truth. The Great Sock Secret is a fantastical adventure into an imaginative fairy-filled world. While the story [...]

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