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My Spare Heart (Jared Thomas, A&U)

There’s a lot to unpack in this YA novel, which covers issues including alcoholism, climate change, divorce and racism. At the centre of it all is 17-year-old Phoebe. She is struggling with life, having started at a new school and moved in with her dad and his girlfriend while her...

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Category: Junior Reviews