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Jun 01 2011

Take two by Sienna Mercer

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Egmont, 2011. ISBN 978 1405256971.
Revamped! by Sienna Mercer
Egmont, 2009. ISBN 978 1405243711.
(Ages: 10+) Warmly recommended. Two new books in the series, My sister the vampire, will have readers pleased. In Revamped, the twins,Izzy and Olivia have now been together for a while, taking in the fact that one is a vampire, but finding they have much in common. But when Izzy's dad says he has decided to move to Europe and that they must move, the girls are distraught. They make up their minds to work together to change his mind.
In Take two, the girls are thrilled to find a favourite teen actor in their town and so try to get to know him. But when Izzy does some snooping around, she finds that someone on the set has a major secret.
Both books are very readable, short, fast paced and involving from the start. As with all the books in the series, they should prove very popular with upper primary readers, with the tension of keeping their secret, all through the book.
Fran Knight

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