Friday Favourites :: 14 May

After a week of rain we’ve had friendlier weather this week – even if it is getting a bit on the chilly side – which has been perfect for walking to and from the school drop off/pick up run. I have my 7 year old chatting away with me in one direction, but on the […]

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#LOVEOZYA :: Rising :: Bronwyn Eley

Aaaaah the eternal dilemma of the book reviewer staring down a review of the final book in a series – how do I do this without spoilers? Rising, the final installment in Bronwyn Eley’s dark #LoveOzYA fantasy series, The Relic Trilogy is out TODAY, and I was lucky enough to get my hands on an […]

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Review :: Ariadne :: Jennifer Saint

As Princesses of Crete and daughters of the fearsome King Minos, Ariadne and her sister Phaedra grow up hearing the hoofbeats and bellows of the Minotaur echo from the Labyrinth beneath the palace. The Minotaur – Minos’s greatest shame and Ariadne’s brother – demands blood every year. When Theseus, Prince of Athens, arrives in Crete […]

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Friday FavouriteS :: 7 May

I’m popping in with a super quick Friday favourites post today because I’m all out of words and energy after all the excitement of the past few weeks. This might be another obvious one, but my favourite thing this week has of course been our trip to Sydney for the Writers’ Festival. I fully intend […]

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What’s your kid reading Wednesday

I had fun with my post from a few weeks ago about what my seven year old was reading, so I thought it might be good to make it a semi-regular sort of thing. I might call it “What’s your kid reading Wednesday” , because I do like the alliteration, even if it’s a bit […]

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Book Stack :: POST-SWF TBR

I had the most wonderful time at the Sydney Writers’ Festival All Day YA yesterday. A few weeks ago I posted a stack of books by authors I’d be seeing at the festival – thanks to the Aurealis Awards I had read a whole bunch of them, and having listened to the authors discussing their […]

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