Blog Tour :: THE SILVER ARROW :: Lev Grossman

I’m absolutely delighted today to be a part of the blog/bookstagram tour that the team at Bloomsbury Press are running for Lev Grossman‘s brand new middlegrade fantasy book The Silver Arrow, which came out at the start of the month. For my stop on the tour I’m sharing a peek inside the book at one […]

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Review :: More Than a Kick :: Tayla Harris

I love footy. I grew up in Victoria, I barracked for the Hawks and was crazy for anything with brown and gold stripes. I obsessed over the games and the stats and the players. I never had a chance to play – it actually never occurred to me that I could! I can honestly say […]

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kidlit :: The Battle :: Ashling Kwok

I’m so delighted to be part of the Books on Tour Blog Tour for Ashling Kwok’s brand new picture book The Battle. This is a gorgeous book – both the story and those illustrations (by Cara King)! – about facing fears that are holding you back. Ashling was kind enough to answer some questions about […]

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#loveozya :: Taking Down Evelyn Tait :: Poppy Nwosu

There was a run of absolutely spectacular #loveozya books that came out across late March into April and May, and one of those that I have read – and adored – so far is Poppy Nwosu’s gorgeous contemporary novel Taking Down Evelyn Tait The door creaks open and standing in the entrance is my absolute […]

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kidlit :: Whitney and Britney: Chicken Divas :: Lucinda Gifford

National Simultaneous Storytime was held a few weeks ago on 27 May. This year’s featured book for the event was Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas by Lucinda Gifford. I think NSS is such a wonderful event – here’s some information from the Australian Library and Information Association NSS website, because they can explain it much […]

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Review (kidlit) :: Who Am I? :: Anita Heiss

Anitia Heiss’s Who Am I? is a middlegrade historical fiction novel set in Sydney in 1937, and is the fictional a diary of Mary Talence, a member of the Stolen Generation. It was originally published in 2001, and has been re-released as part of reconciliation week this year. I read this in one sitting last […]

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