hot picks

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 23 January, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 23 January, 2011, 12:00am

Ayman Hafiz, 12, West Island School

cd: Linkin Park's newest album A Thousand Suns including the mega hits Catalyst and Waiting for the End. Mind-blowing.

dvd: The Taking of Pelham 123 is an action-packed movie that will take your guts out and tie them in a knot.

movie: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 is one of the coolest, scariest and saddest thrillers out there.

book: The Bad Beginning, the first in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events - a series of 13 brilliant books.

gadget: The Apple MacBook Air is the lightest, smallest laptop in Apple's inventory, but it still has a hefty price tag.

Hudson Hilliard, 14, International Christian School

cd: Utada Hikaru's Ultra Blue - great Japanese music from a great singer.

dvd: Harry Potter Years 1-6. Brilliant way to enter the Potter Generation. It's never too late.

movie: My Neighbour Totoro. OK, maybe I'm cheating, it's an old film, but it's still one of the best.

book: Maximum Ride by James Patterson. These kids have wings. How much more epic can you get?

gadget: Nintendo DS. Thanks to the new Pokemon game, the DS is the best portable console.

Radio3 Teen Time with Alyson Hau

cd: Adele's 21. The Grammy winner is back with her second album, featuring the hot single Rolling in the Deep.

dvd: Diary of A Wimpy Kid. You've read the books - the movie version will not disappoint.

movie: Hereafter. Oscar winners Matt Damon and Clint Eastwood team up for another critically acclaimed hit.

book: Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother. Find out just how strict one mum can be.

gadget: Mario Sports Mix. The super brothers are back, this time on Wii!

win! win! win! To win Shayne Ward's Obsession, send your Hot Picks for CD, DVD, movie, book and gadget to (please include your name, age, address, school and phone number). This week's winners receive Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 OST.