Review :: The Riviera House :: Natasha Lester

Synopsis Paris, 1939 While working at the Louvre, Eliane Dufort falls for talented painter Xavier. But when the Nazis occupy the city, Xavier leaves for England and Eliane must send her sisters to the country. Broken-hearted, she finds herself working with the mysterious Rose Valland on a dangerous secret mission for the French Resistance: to […]

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Review :: DRY :: Neal & Jarrod Shusterman

The drought – or the Tap-Out, as everyone calls it – has been going on for a while now. Everyone’s lives have become an endless list of don’ts: don’t water the lawn, don’t take long showers, don’t panic. Until the taps run dry. Suddenly, Alyssa’s quiet suburban street spirals into a warzone of desperation; neighbours […]

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#LOVEOZYA :: Dark Rise :: C.S. Pascat

The ancient world of magic is no more. Its heroes are dead, its halls are ruins, and its great battles between Light and Dark are forgotten. Only the Stewards remember. For centuries they have kept vigil, sworn to protect humanity if the Dark King ever returns. Sixteen-year-old dock boy Will is on the run in […]

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#LoveOzYA :: The Stars Beyond the Stone :: Bonnie Wynne

Tonight’s review is of Bonnie Wynne’s new #LoveOzYA fantasy novel The Stars Beyond the Stone, which is book three in her The Price of Magic series. We all know how I feel about reviewing subsequent books in series- I don’t want to give away any spoilers! So here’s the blurb for book one of the […]

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#LoveOzYA :: The Deep End :: Jenna Guillaume

It was a new level of loserdom, even for me When Rosie humiliates herself in front of the whole school at the swimming carnival, she vows she’ll never step foot in the water again. Well, until Jake Tran, the best swimmer (and hottest boy) in her year, says he will give her swimming lessons. Against […]

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#LOVEOZYA :: Road Tripping With Pearl Nash :: Poppy Nwosu

The summer is finally here, and Pearl Nash is on a mission to save her slowly disintegrating friendship with a whirlwind end-of-year road trip that is definitely, absolutely, most positively going to solve all her problems. Except, instead of her best friend Daisy’s feet on her dash, suddenly Pearl ends up stuck in the middle […]

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