#LOVEOZYA :: Rising :: Bronwyn Eley

Aaaaah the eternal dilemma of the book reviewer staring down a review of the final book in a series – how do I do this without spoilers? Rising, the final installment in Bronwyn Eley’s dark #LoveOzYA fantasy series, The Relic Trilogy is out TODAY, and I was lucky enough to get my hands on an […]

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Book Stack :: POST-SWF TBR

I had the most wonderful time at the Sydney Writers’ Festival All Day YA yesterday. A few weeks ago I posted a stack of books by authors I’d be seeing at the festival – thanks to the Aurealis Awards I had read a whole bunch of them, and having listened to the authors discussing their […]

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Currently Reading :: 28 April

I’m not usually one to have more than just one book on the go, but this week I found myself partway through Jennifer Saint’s Ariadne (which was kindly sent to me by the team at Hachette) AND I wanted to reread The Raven Boys over the weekend, since the first scene is sent on St […]

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#LOVEOZYA :: Waking Romeo :: Kathryn Barker

YEAR: 2083. LOCATION: LONDON. MISSION: WAKE ROMEO. It’s the end of the world. Literally. Time travel is possible, but only forwards. And only a handful of families choose to remain in the ‘now’, living off the scraps that were left behind. Among these are eighteen-year-old Juliet and the love of her life, Romeo. But things […]

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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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