A Stone’s Throw Away by Karly Lane

Title: A Stone's Throw AwayAuthor: Karly LanePublished: May 2022Publisher: Allen and UnwinReadership: AdultGenre: Romantic FictionRating: ★★★★.5RRP: $29.99Content warnings: assault (off page, historical), child abuse/rape (off page, historical), war (off page, historical) I received a copy of A Stone's Throw Away from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A pitch-perfect new …

MerTales: The Mysterious Rainbow Thief by Rebecca Timmis

Title: The Mysterious Rainbow Thief (MerTales 4) Author: Rebecca Timmis Published: May 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin (Albert Street Books) Readership: Junior Fiction Genre: Mystery, adventure Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $14.99 I received a copy of The Mysterious Rainbow Thief from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Jiggling jellyfish! It's Book 4 in the fin-tastic MerTales …

Sherlock Bones and the Art and Science Alliance by Renee Treml

Title: Sherlock Bones and the Art and Science Alliance Author/Illustrator: Renee Treml Published: May 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Middle Grade Genre: Mystery Format: Graphic Novel Rating: ★★★★.5 RRP: $14.99 I received a copy of Sherlock Bones and the Art and Science Alliance from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The intrepid Sherlock Bones and …

Mars Awakens by H.M. Waugh

Title: Mars Awakens Author: H.M. Waugh Published: May 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Middle-Grade/YA Genre: Science-fiction, mystery Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $16.99 I received a copy of Mars Awakens from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Kids from rival Martian colonies must come together to fight for survival in this thrilling middle-grade space adventure from …

The Greatest Thing by Sarah Winifred Searle

Title: The Greatest Thing Author/Illustrator: Sarah Winifred Searle Published: May 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary Format: Graphic Novel Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $19.99 Content Warnings: Depression, insomnia, eating disorder, self-harm I received a copy of The Greatest Thing from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. This tender YA comic is perfect for fans …

The Rose, Vol 1 by PD Alleva

Title: The Rose, Vol 1 Author: PD Alleva Published: 2020 Publisher: Quill and Birch Publishing Readership: Adult Genre: Science-Fiction, Dystopian, Thriller, Horror Rating: ★★★★ I received a copy of The Rose Vol 1 from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A masterful, dystopian science fiction thriller of, telepathic evil …

Wild Australian Life by Leonard Cronin

Title: Wild Australian Life Author: Leonard Cronin Illustrator: Chris Nixon Published: April 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Children's Non-Fiction Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $29.99 I received a copy of Wild Australian Life from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A stunning exploration of Australian animals from the creator of the bestselling Australian Animal Atlas. From …

Ceremony by Adam Goodes & Ellie Laing

Title: Ceremony (Welcome to Our Country)Author: Adam Goodes, Ellie LaingIllustrator: David HardyPublished: April 2022Publisher: Allen and UnwinReadership: Children's PicturebookRating: ★★★★★RRP: $24.99   I received a copy of Ceremony from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A joyful celebration of family and culture, the Welcome to Our Country series introduces First Nations history to children. From …

Whisper On the Wind by Claire Saxby

Title: Whisper On the WindAuthor: Claire SaxbyIllustrator: Jess RacklyeftPublished: March 2022Publisher: Allen and UnwinReadership: Children's PicturebookRating: ★★★★RRP: $24.99   I received a copy of Whisper On the Wind from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A stunning picture book about separation, connection and reunion from the team behind the glorious Iceberg, renowned picture book creators …

Fall of the Argosi by Sebastien de Castell

Title: Fall of the Argosi (Spellslinger series) Author: Sebastien de Castell Published: January 2022 Publisher: Hotkey Readership: Young Adult Genre: Fantasy Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $19.99 I received a copy of Fall of the Argosi from the publisher (Allen and Unwin) in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A brilliant story of adventure, …