Lawson’s Bend Review

Title: Lawson's Bend Author: Nicole Hurley-Moore Published: February 2019 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Adult Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $29.99 AUD I received a copy of Lawson's Bend from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. In the hot summer of 2008, Henny Bolton loses her best friend on …

Blog Tour: Emergency Contact

Title: Emergency Contact Author: Mary H.K. Choi Published: January 2019 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Readership: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $17.99 AUD Warnings: Rape I received a copy of Emergency Contact from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. For Penny Lee high school was a total nonevent. Her …

In Blossom Review

Title: In Blossom Author: Yooju Cheon Published: January 2019 Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books (Quarto Group Uk) Readership: Children Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $24.99 AUD I received a copy of In Blossom from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. One day, a cat and dog meet on a bench. …

Flight Risk Review

Title: Flight Risk Author: Michael McGuire Published: January 2019 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Adult Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $29.99 AUD I received a copy of Flight Risk from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Disgraced former pilot Ted Anderson works for a top-secret government organisation set up …

The Wrong Callahan Review

Title: The Wrong Callahan (The Callahan's of Stringybark Creek #1) Author: Karly Lane Published: December 2018 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Adult Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $29.99 AUD Warnings: PTSD, assault I received a copy of The Wrong Callahan from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. It had been two …

Review // The Wolf Hour

Title: The Wolf Hour Author: Sarah Myles Published: September 2018 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Adult Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★.5 RRP: $29.99 AUD Trigger Warnings: Kidnapping, rape, child soldiers I received a copy of The Wolf Hour from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A searing contemporary thriller about an …

Books Beside My Bed #33

Title: Night Film Author: Marisha Pessl Published: 2014 Publisher: Random House Readership: Adult Genre: Thriller Rating: ★★★ There's a lot of love and hype out there for Night Film - quite a few people I know absolutely adore this book and I was really excited by the prospect of an adult novel told through mixed-media styles, but unfortunately Night Film was probably not …

Review // Sonam and the Silence

Title: Sonam and the Silence Author: Eddie Ayres Illustrator: Ronak Taher Published: August 2018 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Children Genre: Fantasy Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $24.99 AUD I received a copy of Sonam and the Silence from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A haunting fable-like story by the well-known musician and …

Review // Angel – Through My Eyes

Title: Angel (Through My Eyes: Natural Disaster Zones) Author: Zoe Daniel Published: August 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Readership: Middle Grade to Young Adult Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $16.99 AUD I received a copy of Angel from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. An engaging and suspenseful story about one girl …