77 Saturday :: George by Alex Gino

It’s been a while, but I’m finally remembering to join in with Aus YA Bloggers Seventy Seven Saturday (I usually think of it on Sunday or Monday!). Here are the Seventy-Seven Saturday Rules: Pick up a book (your current read, or the closest book to you, or your next read, etc) Turn to page 77 […]

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Review :: Meet Me at the Intersection

One of my reading goals this year has been to read more diverse Australian literature, so when I first heard about Meet Me at the Intersection – a brand new collection of short pieces by diverse writers for YA readers – it went straight to the top of my list of most anticipated book for […]

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#kidlit :: Some Girls :: Nelly Thomas and Sarah Dunk

One of my favourite picture books this year has been Some Girls by Nelly Thomas and illustrated by Sarah Dunk – this was one of the kids’ books that made it into the book stack I talked about in my first post on the Living Arts Canberra website. I think I first saw this one […]

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#loveozya :: If I Tell You :: Alicia Tuckerman

It is no secret that I’m trying to read ALL the #loveozya books this year, and that If I Tell You, by Alicia Tuckerman, was one of the books that I was most excited about (I wrote a bit about it here).  By now it is also no secret that when I read this I […]

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Review :: A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars :: Yaba Badoe

** I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own** “Sante was a baby when she was washed ashore in a sea-chest laden with treasure. It seems she is the sole survivor of the tragic sinking of a ship carrying migrants and refugees. Her people.  […]

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Review :: Daughter of the Burning City :: Amanda Foody

** I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own**Sixteen-year-old Sorina has spent most of her life within the smoldering borders of the Gomorrah Festival. Yet even among the many unusual members of the traveling circus-city, Sorina stands apart as the only illusion-worker born in […]

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