Preview :: A Girl Called Corpse by Reece Carter

It’s not very often that I get my hands on a book quite so far out from the publication date, and even less often do I actually read something as soon as it arrives. Reece Carter’s upcoming middlegrade fantasy debut A Girl Called Corpse, however, is coming out in October, and not only have I […]

Read More

Preview :: Big Magic by Sarah Armstrong

There seem to be sooooo many amazing books coming out at the moment that, to be honest, I’m having some trouble keeping up with the reading and reviewing and sharing. Today I wanted to pop in and tell you a bit about a brand new middlegrade novel that I have been looking forward to for […]

Read More

BOOK STACK :: Keeping the kids entertained

Now that the excitement of Christmas is starting to settle (although, full disclosure, I like to keep it going for the full 12 days through to 6 Jan!) we’re starting to think about settling into school holidays. Like many people around the country – and the world I guess – we’re laying pretty low right […]

Read More

Christmassy :: Q&A :: Samone Amba

I feel like there has been some really outstanding Aussie middlegrade coming out this year, and one of the titles I have on my TBR that looks fantastic is Samone Amba’s debut novel The Good Times of Pelican Rise: Save the Joeys. This one looks like perfect school holiday reading for kids heading into or […]

Read More

Christmassy :: Q&A :: Eva Amores and Matt Cosgrove

Justin Chase is having the WORST WEEK EVER!His Mum has just married a vampire.His Dad is driving a giant toilet on wheels.His cat has probably been abducted by aliens.A psychotic bully is making his first day at a new school miserable.And right now, he’s hanging off the edge of a 10-metre-high diving tower in front […]

Read More

Christmassy :: Books for Young Readers

Popping in quickly today to share a stack of Christmassy books for young readers – junior and newly independent readers through middle grade. There are more fab Christmas kids’ books coming out each year, and these are by no means the only great ones out there, but htey are some we have read and loved. […]

Read More