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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

A Stone’s Throw Away by Karly Lane

Title: A Stone's Throw AwayAuthor: Karly LanePublished: May 2022Publisher: Allen and UnwinReadership: AdultGenre: Romantic FictionRating: ★★★★.5RRP: $29.99Content warnings: assault (off page, historical), child abuse/rape (off page, historical), war (off page, historical) I received a copy of A Stone's Throw Away from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A pitch-perfect new …

Once Burnt, Twice Shy by Karly Lane

Title: Once Burnt, Twice ShyAuthor: Karly LanePublished: November 2021Publisher: Allen and UnwinReadership: AdultGenre: Fiction (Romance)Rating: ★★★★.5RRP: $29.99Content warnings: bushfires, property destruction, death of animals, unplanned pregnancy I received a copy of Once Burnt, Twice Shy from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. From the best-selling Karly Lane comes a pitch-perfect …

The Survivors by Jane Harper Review

Title: The Survivors Author: Jane Harper Published: September 2020 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Readership: Adult Genre: Suspense Rating: ★★★★★   I received a copy of The Survivors from Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Kieran Elliott's life changed forever on the day a reckless mistake led to devastating consequences. …