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 …

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 …

Back On Country by Adam Goodes, Ellie Laing & David Hardy

Title: Back On Country (Welcome to Our Country 3)Author: Adam Goodes & Ellie LaingIllustrator: David HardyPublished: November 1 2022Publisher: Allen and UnwinReadership: Children (Picturebook)Rating: ★★★★★RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of Back On Country from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A joyful story about the power of reconnecting to family, culture and Country. …

Runt by Craig Silvey

Title: Runt Author: Craig Silvey Illustrator: Sara Acton Published: October 5 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Middle Grade Fiction Rating: ★★★★.5 RRP: $22.99 I received a copy of Runt from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A heart-warming, funny, beautifully told story for readers of all ages from the bestselling author of …

You Are Loved by Liv Downing

Title: You Are Loved Author: Liv Downing Illustrator: Mel Matthews Published: October 5 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Children (Picturebook) Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of You Are Loved from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A warm and reassuring celebration of unconditional love. Cut outs on each page create a …

The Raven’s Song by Zana Fraillon and Bren MacDibble

Title: The Raven's Song  Author: Bren MacDibble & Zana Fraillon Published: October 5 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Middle Grade Fiction Rating: ★★★★.5 RRP: $16.99 I received a copy of The Raven's Song from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A wonderful children's novel by two stellar writers featuring Shelby and Phoenix, living …

Fabish: the Horse That Braved the Bushfires by Neridah McMullin

Title: Fabish: the Horse That Braved the Bushfires Author: Neridah McMullin Illustrator: Andrew McLean Published: October 5 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Children (Picturebook) Rating: ★★★★.5 RRP: $14.99 I received a copy of Fabish from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A powerful and beautifully illustrated picture book based on the true story …

Friends Fur-Ever (Smarty Pup 1) by Anh Doh

Title: Friends Fur-Ever (Smarty Pup 1) Author: Anh Doh Illustrator: Anton Emdin Published: October 5 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Junior Fiction Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $15.99 I received a copy of Friends Fur-Ever from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The first ever full-colour adventure from mega-bestselling author Anh Do. Smarty Pup is …

11 Words For Love by Randa Abdel-Fattah

Title: 11 Words For Love Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah Illustrator: Maxine Beneba Clarke Published: September 2022 Publisher: Hachette Readership: Children's  Picturebook Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of 11 Words For Love from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A moving and joyful book for children from all backgrounds about the many ways we …