Trouble By Non Pratt

In the with the popular crowd, a teenager soon discovers what it’s like to be forced into unplanned circumstances in this contemporary YA

Book Review

“So it’s just me. Fifteen, pregnant, single mum.”

Hannah is fifteen. Typical popular school girl, always trying to get the attention she constantly desires. She’s built herself a reputation, known for fooling around with the guys and following the footsteps of her best friend. She finds herself pregnant, and unable to tell anyone about it and especially can’t say who the father is. Then she encounters the new boy, Aaron, an enigmatic contrasting character who is trying to find his place in a unfamiliar location. As relationships falter and rumours develop, the two begin to reveal more about each other and terrible secrets circulate.

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Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

It’s year three for this famous young wizard. Expecto Patronum!

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban By J.K. Rowling

Commencing Harry’s third year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, after another insufferable summer with his dead Mother’s sister and her Muggle family. This year marks the return of convicted criminal Sirius Black, who recently escaped from Azkaban and is now on the run. Harry soon finds out Black’s intentions and once again finds himself in a new, dangerous adventure, along with his best friends Ron and Hermione.

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Circle (2015)

In a room full of strangers, what gives you right to choose who lives and who dies? Short suspense film ‘Circle’ shows us about the morals of humanity when faced with the ominous presence of certain death.

Film Review

Suspense filled ‘Circle‘ is a mysterious short film about 50 apparent strangers trapped in a unknown chamber. One wrong move and they’re vaporised. They soon realise that they collectively have the choice of who dies next. Thrown straight into the action, this thriller keeps us guessing the whole way through, questioning the morals of humanity and what really is right or wrong.

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Suffragette (2015)

A righteous woman takes a stand for her equal rights in period drama feature, ‘Suffragette’.

Film Review

“Never surrender, never give up the fight”

Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep and Helena Bonham Carter star in upcoming powerful period drama centring around a group of ordinary women in their fight for freedom.

Inspired by true events, Suffragette tells the compelling and admirable story of Maud (Mulligan), a working-class woman who soon realises that there are things in life worth fighting for. Set in 1912 England, the feminist rebellion is rising against the ignorance of the male population. Maud is accidentally thrown into the brutality of the cause and soon is forced to make life-changing decisions in order to resolve their prejudiced society.

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The Martian (2015)

Discovering that space really isn’t for the faint hearted in this film adaptation of Andy Weir’s ‘The Martian’.

Film Review

Astronaut Mark Watney is left stranded on Mars after him and his companions are caught in violent storm and forced to evacuate their mission. Presumed dead, Mark is then required to live off the short supply of provisions alone and with no means of communication. Adapted from the bestselling novel by Andy Weir, this science fiction epic tells the tale of the stranded traveller and his endeavour to survive and get back home.

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