The Lorikeet Tree by Paul Jennings

Title: The Lorikeet TreeAuthor: Paul JenningsPublished: January 31, 2023Publisher: Allen and UnwinReadership: Young AdultRating: ★★★★.5RRP: $19.99 I received a copy of The Lorikeet Tree from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. From the master storyteller of the bestselling Parvana books comes a timely new novel set in contemporary Afghanistan, featuring Parvana and …

Whispers of You by Catherine Cowles

Title:  Whispers of You (Lost and Found 1) Author: Catherine Cowles Published: January 31, 2023 Readership: Adult Genre: Romantic Suspense Rating: ★★★★.5 Content warnings: Home invasion, shooting, murder I received a copy of Whispers of You from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. One night—a single bullet—cost me everything. …

Wish You Were Here by Karly Lane

Title: Wish You Were Here Author: Karly Lane Published: December 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Adult Genre: Romance Rating: ★★★★.5 RRP: $29.99 Content warnings: Car accident (and injuries related to accident), death of sibling (cancer), mentions of suicide, firearms I received a copy of Wish You Were Here from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts …

One More Mountain: A Parvana Story by Deborah Ellis

Title: One More Mountain: A Parvana StoryAuthor: Deborah EllisPublished: December 2022Publisher: Allen and UnwinReadership: Middle Grade FictionRating: ★★★★.5RRP: $16.99 I received a copy of One More Mountain from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. From the master storyteller of the bestselling Parvana books comes a timely new novel set in contemporary Afghanistan, featuring …

Welcome to Paradise (Wolf Girl 8) by Anh Doh

Title: Welcome to Paradise (Wolf Girl 8)Author: Anh DohIllustrated: Lachlan CreaghPublished: December 2022Publisher: Allen and UnwinReadership: Middle GradeRating: ★★★★RRP: $15.99 I received a copy of Welcome to Paradise from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Wolf Girl and her trusty pack are in for a really WILD adventure! Wolf Girl and her pack have escaped …

Charlie’s Whale by Libby Gleeson

Title: Charlie's WhaleAuthor: Libby GleesonIllustrator: Hannah SommervillePublished: December 2022Publisher: LothianReadership: Children (Picturebook)Rating: ★★★★.5RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of Charlie's Whale from the publisher for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Charlie loves whales. Minke whales, orcas, beluga whales and humpbacks, sperm whales and right whales, and especially the great blue whale. Little readers will delight in …

Headcase by Jack Heath

Title: Headcase Author: Jack Heath Published: November 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Adult Genre: Crime Fiction Rating: ★★★★.5 RRP: $32.99 Content warnings: disturbing scenes/visuals, murder, death, cannibalism I received a copy of Headcase from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Timothy Blake returns in a tense, unputdownable thriller from the …

Archangel’s Resurrection by Nalini Singh

Title: Archangel's Resurrection (Guild Hunter #15) Author: Nalini Singh Published: November 2022 Publisher: Gollancz via Hachette Australia Readership: Adult Genre: Paranormal Romance Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $22.99 Content warnings: death, violence, gore, experimentation on children (historical, off page) I received a copy of Archangel's Resurrection from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. New …

Need a House? Call Ms Mouse! by George Mendoza

Title: Need a House? Call Ms Mouse! Author: George Mendoza Illustrator: Doris Susan Smith Published: November 1 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Children (Picturebook) Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of Need a House? Call Ms Mouse! from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A charming and popular children's classic about …