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One True Thing

by Nicole Hayes

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Nice to read a book set in my home town for a change. Frank (Francesca) is a typical teenager, struggling to juggle school, her friendships, her passion (her band) and attentions of a new boy in her life. What makes Frank's life that little bit harder is her home life , for as well as having an asthmatic younger brother and a dorky professor Dad, she has to contend with her mother's job which seems to influence every part of her day as her Mum is the Premier of Victoria.. Frank is used to media pressure but when photos of her Mum and a younger man hit the tabloids,( taken by Frank's new boyfriend no less), frank has to battle with the divide in her family. What is the truth? And how will she cope with friendship complications, family secrets, an election year, bullying at school and a health scare with her brother. Absorbing read from start to finish with lots to keep you engaged. Characters very realistic and flawed, and accurate portrayal of hardships endured by those closest to politicians under fire! Highly recommended. ( )
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When is a secret not a secret? When your whole life is public. Most sixteen-year-olds get woken up by their parents because they're late for school, or the dog needs walking. Ordinary reasons both boring and predictable, but also, well, safe. My mum drags me out of bed with reminders that she has to fight for international peace, or solve world hunger. Frankie is used to being the daughter of a politician, but with her mum taking over as the Victorian Premier and an election coming up, life's been crazier than usual. Add to that a brother with asthma to keep an eye on, a best friend who's been weirdly distant lately, and the fact that Frankie's just humiliated herself in front of a hot guy - who it turns out is a budding journalist wanting to interview her about her band. Frankie has a tough decision to make. Jake seems interested in her - but is it all for show, or does he really like her? Then everything crumbles. Photos appear of Frankie's mum having secret meetings with a younger man - and she refuses to tell the public why. No one's talking but someone knows the truth. With her family falling apart around her, Frankie is determined to find out - even if it means losing Jake.… (more)

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