The Erasure Initiative Review

Title: The Erasure Initiative Author: Lili Wilkinson Published: August 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Readership: Young Adult Genre: Thriller Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $19.99 I received a copy of The Erasure Initiative from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A brilliant psychological thriller from one of Australia's finest YA …

Truel1f3 Review

Title: Truel1f3 (Lifel1k3 #3) Author: Jay Kristoff Published: July 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Readership: Young Adult Genre: Science Fiction Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $19.99 Trigger/Content warnings: violence, torture, I received a copy of Truel1f3 from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. From the bestselling co-author of the Illuminae …

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 …

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 …

The Viennese Girl Review

Title: The Viennese Girl Author: Jenny Lecoat Published: May 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Readership: Adult Genre: Fiction (Historical - WWII) Rating: ★★★.5 RRP: $29.99 I received a copy of The Viennese Girl unsolicited from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Inspired by the true story of a …

Girl from the Sea Review

Title:  Girl from the Sea Author: Margaret Wild Illustrator: Jane Tanner Published:   May 2020 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Children's Genre: Picturebook Rating: ★★★★.5 RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of Girl from the Sea from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A poetic ghost story with …

Who We Were Review

Title: Who We Were Author: B.M. Carroll Published: April 2020 Publisher: Viper (Serpent's Tail) Readership: Adult Genre: Crime & Mystery Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $29.99 I received a copy of Who We Were from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A gripping novel about the power of childhood cruelty, …