Tangki Tjuta- Donkeys by Tjanpi Desert Weavers

Title: Tangki Tjuta - Donkeys Author/Illustrator: Heidi McKinnon Published: July 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Children's  Picturebook Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $19.99 I received a copy of Tangki Tjuta - Donkeys from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Fresh, funny and highly original, Tangki Tjuta – Donkeys is an endearing dual language story about how …

Floof by Heidi McKinnon

Title: Floof Author/Illustrator: Heidi McKinnon Published: July 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Children's  Picturebook Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $19.99 I received a copy of Floof from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. An irresistible new picture book from the bestselling and internationally acclaimed creator of I Just Ate My Friend and There's No Such Thing. …

Bright Like Wildfire by Juliette Cross

Title: Bright Like WildfireAuthor: Juliette CrossPublished: July 12, 2022Publisher: Independently PublishedReadership: AdultGenre: Contemporary RomanceRating: ★★★★.5 I received a copy of Bright Like Wildfire from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Bennett has no idea why Betty Mouton hates him.Other than the time he accidentally hit her boobs with …

Pack of Lies by Charlie Adhara

Title: Pack of LiesAuthor: Charlie AdharaPublished: August 30, 2022Publisher: Carina AdoresReadership: AdultGenre: Paranormal Romance, Romantic SuspenseRating: ★★★★ I received a copy of Pack of Lies from Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Werewolf meets human. Werewolf snubs human. Werewolf loves human? Julien Doran arrived in sleepy Maudit Falls, North …

Found by the Lake Monster by Lillian Lark

Title: Found by the Lake MonsterAuthor: Lillian LarkPublished: June 24, 2022Publisher: Independently PublishedReadership: AdultGenre: Paranormal RomanceRating: ★★★★.5Content warnings: oviposition, lying I received a copy of Found by the Lake Monster from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A lake monster in heat, a lost human in the woods, and …

Crumbs by Phil Cummings

Title: Crumbs Author: Phil Cummings Illustrator: Shane DeVries Published: April 2022 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Children's Picturebook Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of Crumbs from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. On a wintry city street, a one-legged bird dances for crumbs to eat but Ella has nothing to give. Then her father shows …

The Wrath of the Woolington Wyrm by Karen Foxlee

Title: The Wrath of the Woolington WyrmAuthor: Karen FoxleePublished: May 31, 2022Publisher: Allen and UnwinReadership: Middle GradeGenre: Magical RealismRating: ★★★★RRP: $14.99Content/trigger warnings: anxiety I received a copy of The Wrath of the Woolington Wyrm from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Miss Mary-Kate Martin might be anxious, but she's not …

My Spare Heart by Jared Thomas

Title: My Spare HeartAuthor: Jared ThomasPublished: May 31, 2022Publisher: Allen and UnwinReadership: Young AdultGenre: Contemporary FictionRating: ★★★★★RRP: $19.99Content/trigger warnings: racism, alcoholism I received a copy of My Spare Heart from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Seventeen-year-old Phoebe's life is turned upside down when she moves from the city to …

Get Me Out of Here by Pauline Deeves

Title: Get Me Out of Here! Author: Pauline Deeves Illustrator: Brent Wilson Published: May 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Children's Non-Fiction Picturebook Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $29.99 I received a copy of Get Me Out Of Here! from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Full of crims, crooks and rascally runaways, this fun and light-hearted non-fiction …

Kind by Jess McGeachin

Title: Kind: A Call to Care For Every Creature Author/Illustrator: Jess McGeachin Published: May 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Children's Non-Fiction Picturebook Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of Kind from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. From one of Australia's most talented new picture-book creators comes this beautiful ode to the …