Rick Review

Title: Rick Author: Alex Gino Published:   June 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Middle Grade Genre: Contemporary, LGBTQIA+ Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of Rick from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. From the award-winning author of George, the story of a boy named Rick who needs …

Again Again Review

Title: Again Again Author: E. Lockhart Published: June 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Readership: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary/Speculative Fiction Rating: ★★★.5 RRP: $19.99 I received a copy of Again Again from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. In this novel full of surprises from the New York Timesbestselling …

Tippy and Jellybean Review

Title: Tippy and Jellybean: the True Story of a Brave Koala Who Saved Her Baby From a Bushfire Author: Sophie Cunningham Illustrator: Anil Tortop Published: June 2020 Publisher: Albert Street Books (Allen and Unwin) Readership: Children's Genre: Picturebook Rating: ★★★★.5 RRP: $19.99 I received a copy of Tippy and Jellybean from the publisher in exchange for a fair and …

Hold Back the Tide Review

Title: Hold Back the Tide Author: Melinda Salisbury Published:   March 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Upper Middle Grade/YA Genre: Urban Fantasy Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $16.99 I received a copy of Hold Back the Tide from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A quiet lakeside community with one open secreteveryone knows …

Red Sea Spies Review

Title: Red Sea Spies Author: Raffi Berg Published: March 2020 Publisher: Icon Books Readership: Adult Genre: History Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $29.99 I received a copy of Red Sea Spies unsolicited from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The little-known story of a daring Mossad operation and the holiday …

Bad Cat Review

Title: Bad Cat Author: Nicola O'Byrne Published: June 2020 Publisher: Nosy Crow Readership: Children's Genre: Picturebook Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $19.99 I received a copy of Bad Cat from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Fluffykins the cat creates one calamity after another in this hilarious story from Nicola …

Shuri: A Black Panther Novel Review

Title:  Shuri: A Black Panther Novel Author: Nic Stone Published:   June 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Middle Grade Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of Shuri: A Black Panther Novel from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. An original, upper middle grade series starring …