Instagram chose my next read :: October

I can honestly say I never have a shortage of books to chose from when I’m ready to start something new – I feel like I have the world’s tallest tbr, and with Aurealis Awards entries coming in, and all the new Christmas reads being released, it just keeps growing. What is tricky, though, is […]

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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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Book Stack :: YA Books about Dance

It’s been a while since I did a themed book stack here, but I was looking at my tbr this week and noticed Anything But Fine, by Tobias Madden, and The Other Side of Perfect, by Mariko Turk, together on the shelf, and couldn’t resist grabbing my copy of The Long Distance Playlist, by Tara […]

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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 :: It’s Not You, It’s Me :: Gabrielle Williams

Holly Fitzgerald has inexplicably woken up inside the body of an LA teenager called Trinity Byrne in 1980 – trapping Trinity in Holly’s forty-year-old body back in Melbourne, 2020. Mind. Officially. Blown. Holly finds herself navigating a brand-new body, family and cute boy next door – not to mention rock band that might just make […]

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