Review: Rogue by A.J. Betts

A well-crafted duology is a marvellous thing and A.J. Betts has delivered perfectly. With both books I was a little in awe of how compact and detailed she managed to make her world-building. Nothing felt superfluous, every gap that raised questions was ultimately answered. »

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Review: All That Impossible Space by Anna Morgan

In her terrific debut novel, All That Impossible Space, Anna Morgan uses the real life mystery of the Somerton Man as a device for exploring toxic friendship, complicated family, and discovering romance »

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Australian Picture Books: Jeannie Baker

Jeannie Baker is an artist and authored over a dozen picture books using collage to create the illustrations. Her books primarily explore the interactions the natural and created environment and the impact people have on the spaces around them. »

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Review: P is for Pearl by Eliza Henry Jones

P is for Pearl - Eliza Henry Jones Published by HarperCollins Add to Goodreads Buy it online I did receive a copy of this from the »

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Review: On The Come Up by Angie Thomas

On the Come Up is an intensely compelling contemporary novel, with rich characters and a strong voice. »

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Review: Fierce Fragile Hearts by Sara Barnard

Fierce Fragile Hearts is a companion novel/sequel to Sara Barnard’s incredible novel Beautiful Broken Things. »

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Books in Review: July

I am so bad at this. In July I finally caught up on the prompts and was ready on time with a draft post and then »

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Review: The Slightly Alarming Tale of The Whispering Wars

The Slightly Alarming Tale of the Whispering Wars is a wonderful companion to The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone that readers of all levels will adore. I really hope there will be adventures and tales from more kingdoms and empires in the future. »

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Review: I Had Such Friends - Meg Gatland-Veness

Overall, I Had Such Friends is an emotional and gripping story about self-discovery and grief that is worth reading. »

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Books in Review: June

June prompts for the AusYaBloggers Reading Challenge. Simon vs the Homo Sapien Agenda, Children of Blood and Bone, Strange the Dreamer and Take Three Girls. »

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