Review :: Heart of Flame by Kate Schumacher

In the middle of the year I had the pleasure of being part of a book tour for Aussie indie author Kate Schumacher’s gorgeous adult fantasy novel Shadow of Fire. This was the first book in Schumacher’s The Fires of Aileryan duology, and I’ve been looking forward to book two ever since. Heart of Flame […]

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Christmas :: The Christmas Trip by Sandy Barker

I’ve always got my eyes peeled for Aussie Christmas book and Sandy Barker’s 2020 release – The Christmas Swap – is a firm favourite festive read of mine, so of course I was absolutely delighted to that a sequel was coming out this year! The Christmas Trip revisits the same couples we fell in love […]

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Review :: The Wintrish Girl by Melanie La’Brooy

I’m reading loads of kids’ fantasy books at the moment and absolutely loving them. I posted a little preview of The Wintrish Girl by Melanie La’Brooy when i was reading it a few weeks ago and tonight I’m sharing my review. What is Melanie La’Brooy’s The Wintrish Girl about? On Talisman Day in the Empire […]

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Review :: The Gods of War & Darkness by Nattie Kate Mason

This week I had the pleasure of reading an early copy of Nattie Kate Mason’s brand new dark fantasy novel The Gods of War & Darkness, which is officially out this weekend. The Gods of War & Darkness is the sequel to The Goddess of Blood & Bone, providing an epic ending to Mason’s The […]

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Review :: A Pale Box on the Distant Shore by PJ Nwosu

Poppy Nwosu is one of my absolute favourite Aussie YA writers – you might have seen me rave about her #LoveOzYA books (I reviewed Taking Down Evelyn Tait here and Road Tripping with Pearl Nash here), and she was lovely enough to join me for a Christmassy chat last year too. This year I’ve been […]

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Review :: The Bellbird River Country Choir by Sophie Green

I feel like I profess my love for Sophie Green’s writing every time she releases a new book. I always enjoy her characters, and the settings she places them in. I’m particularly fond of the way she gives the women in her stories wonderful and authentic feeling intergenerational friendships. Obviously I jumped at the chance […]

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