This YA novel is heart-breaking and gritty and raw and I loved it. It is a different novel to what I usually read but it had some good reviews so I picked it up.
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Phoenix: A celebration of creative wellbeing is an exhibition showcasing work by artists from Ōtautahi Creative Spaces' Room 5. It is on display in the Exhibition Space on Hapori Level 1 in Tūranga until Sunday 11 August. The exhibition’s theme of transformation is expressed through the mythical story of the firebird Phoenix, which arose from the ashes and symbolizes regeneration, strength and renewal.
Merv Quinlivan of Quintessential Furniture demonstrates replica weaponry made by his company, 1977. A local image from the Discovery Wall.
There really are some stories that are stranger than fiction. The story of New Zealand soldier John Denvir is one of them. First published in 1945, and now republished by HarperCollins New Zealand, James Caffin's Partisan tells us about this man's incredible journey during World War II.
Three main Star Wars comic series have been produced since Marvel began releasing comics set in the Star Wars Universe in 2015. Several other short-run series and miniseries have been released that generally focus on specific events or characters. Marvel has also released graphic novels of all of the new films, most of which include additional scenes. The reading order is not as important for these series, but there is still a chronology that can be followed and the books fall into four specific eras.