Young Oracle Tarot by Suki Ferguson & Ana Novaes

Title: Young Oracle Tarot Author: Suki Ferguson Illustrator: Ana Novaes Published: January 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin/Murdoch Books Readership: Children's Non-Fiction Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $24.99 With Young Oracle Tarot, tweens and teens can explore the rich, mystical history of tarot, discover the symbols and meanings of the cards, and feel empowered to use tarot for self-reflection, self-care and …

Thunderstorm Dancing by Katrina Germein

Title: Thunderstorm Dancing  Author: Katrina Germein Illustrator: Judy Watson Published: January 2021 (Paperback) Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Children's Picturebook Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $14.99 A rollicking rhyming story about a family who dance up a storm while the wind and rain swirl outside. Rhythm, rhyme and family mayhem. Perfect for reading aloud, this playful, energetic story will have …

The Painted Ponies by Alison Lester

Title: The Painted Ponies Author/Illustrator: Alison Lester Published: November 2021 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Children's Picturebook Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $15.99 Matilda loves staying at Grandma Lucky's, riding Luna in the front paddock and playing with the painted ponies in their carved wooden wagon. The gold palomino, the chestnut, the bay, the pinto, the brown and the dappley grey. …

Kill Your Brother by Jack Heath

Title: Kill Your BrotherAuthor: Jack HeathPublished: November 2021Publisher: Allen & UnwinReadership: AdultGenre: Crime & MysteryRating: ★★★★.5RRP: $29.99Content warnings: Sexual assault of a minor, suicide, murder, blood, kidnapping, self harm, doping I received a copy of Kill Your Brother from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Would you kill your brother …

Once Burnt, Twice Shy by Karly Lane

Title: Once Burnt, Twice ShyAuthor: Karly LanePublished: November 2021Publisher: Allen and UnwinReadership: AdultGenre: Fiction (Romance)Rating: ★★★★.5RRP: $29.99Content warnings: bushfires, property destruction, death of animals, unplanned pregnancy I received a copy of Once Burnt, Twice Shy from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. From the best-selling Karly Lane comes a pitch-perfect …

Duke, Actually by Jenny Holiday

Title: Duke, Actually (A Princess for Christmas 2) Author: Jenny Holiday Published: November 2021 Publisher: Avon Readership: Adult Genre: Contemporary Romance Rating: ★★★★ Content warnings: toxic parents, death of family members I received a copy of the Duke, Actually from the publisher and Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. …

The Lady Gets Lucky by Joanna Shupe

Title: The Lady Gets Lucky (Fifth Avenue Rebels 2)Author: Joanna ShupePublished: October 2021Publisher: AvonReadership: AdultGenre: Historical RomanceRating: ★★★★ I received a copy of the The Lady Gets Lucky from Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Following the book called “an alluring blend of love and playfulness” (PW) The …