KIDLIT :: Step Up, Shine On! :: Angela May George

Kat’s got all the ingredients to go all the way. But she fails her exams-on purpose-to avoid the pressure of the top classes. She kills it in soccer, but never trials for the rep teams. She’s happy to fly under the radar, unlike her oh-so-perfect Wonder Brother. But this year things are shifting. Not least […]

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Christmassy :: Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares :: Rachel Cohn and David Levithan/NETFLIX

It’s Christmas-time and Lily, an unlucky-in-love 16-year-old, listens to the advice of her lucky-in-love brother and leaves her red notebook on her favourite bookshop shelf. The book, and the dares inside it, have Lily waiting for the right guy to come along and rise to the challenge. When Dash finds her notebook on the shelves […]

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#LOVEOZYA :: You Were Made for Me :: Jenna Guillaume

The day I created a boy started out like any other. Katie didn’t mean to create a boy. A boy like a long-lost Hemsworth brother: six-foot tall with floppy hair and eyes like the sky on a clear summer’s day; whose lips taste like cookie dough and whose skin smells like springtime. A boy who […]

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Review :: The Reckless Afterlife of Harriet Stoker :: Lauren James

What if death is only the beginning? When Harriet Stoker dies falling from a balcony in a long-abandoned building, she discovers a world of ghosts with magical powers – shape-shifting, hypnosis, or even the ability to possess the living. As she learns more about their community, Harriet is willing to do anything to unleash her […]

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Review :: The Lost City :: Amanda Hocking

Amanda Hocking’s YA urban fantasy seriesabout the worlds of trolls have been on my radar for quite some time, but so far I have only gotten around to reading Frostfire, which is the first book in the Kanin Chronicles. I have been keen to read some more – because what’s not to love about adventure […]

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Review :: More Than a Kick :: Tayla Harris

I love footy. I grew up in Victoria, I barracked for the Hawks and was crazy for anything with brown and gold stripes. I obsessed over the games and the stats and the players. I never had a chance to play – it actually never occurred to me that I could! I can honestly say […]

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