Let Sleeping Dragons Lie Review: Dragons, Adventure and Talking Swords!

Title: Let Sleeping Dragons Lie (Have Sword, Will Travel #2) Author: Garth Nix and Sean Williams Published: November 2018 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Middle Grade Genre: Fantasy Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $14.99 AUD I received a copy of Let Sleeping Dragons Lie from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. …

Have Sword Will Travel Review | Dragons, Knights and Enchanted Swords, oh my!

Title: Have Sword, Will Travel (Have Sword Will Travel #1) Author: Garth Nix and Sean Williams Published: November 2018 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Middle Grade Genre: Fantasy Rating: ★★★.5 RRP: $14.99 AUD I received a copy of Have Sword, Will Travel from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. From New …

Review // All the Ways To Be Smart

Title: All the Ways To Be Smart Author: Davina Bell Illustrator: Alison Colpoys Published: October 2018 Publisher: Scribble Readership: Kids Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $24.99 AUD I received a copy of All the Ways To Be Smart from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Smart is not just ticks and crosses, …

Review // Muse of Nightmares

Title: Muse of Nightmares (Strange the Dreamer #2) Author: Laini Taylor Published: October 2018 Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Readership: Young Adult Genre: Fantasy Rating: ★★★★ I received a copy of Muse of Nightmares from the publisher, via Netgalley, in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Sarai has lived and breathed nightmares …

Review // All Fall Down

Title: All Fall Down (Circus Hearts #2) Author: Ellie Marney Published: October 2018 Publisher: Bearded Lady Press Readership: Young Adult #loveozya Genre: Dark Romance Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $4.99 AUD I received a copy of All Fall Down from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Carnival glamour and swoon-worthy romance in …

Review // Widows

Title: Widows Author: Lynda La Plante Published: March 2018 Publisher: Bonnier (Zaffre) Readership: Adult Genre: Crime Rating: ★★★ RRP: $29.99 AUD I received a copy of Widows unsolicited from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Lynda La Plante’s iconic sisters in crime novel is reimagined for the 21st century with …

Review // What the Woods Keep

Title: What the Woods Keep Author: Katya de Becerra Published: October 2018 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Young Adult Genre: Thriller, Magical Realism Rating: ★★★★.5 RRP: $16.99 AUD I received a copy of What the Woods Keep from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Katya de Becerra's stunning debut combines mystery, science …

Review // Girls of Paper and Fire

Title: Girls of Paper and Fire Author: Natasha Ngan Published: November 2018 Publisher: Hodder & Stroughton Readership: Young Adult Genre: Fantasy Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $19.99 AUD Trigger Warnings: kidnapping, rape, abuse, violence towards women I received a copy of Girls of Paper and Fire from the publisher, via Netgalley, in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are …

Review // Better Not Pout

Title: Better Not Pout Author: Annabeth Albert Published: November 2018 Publisher: Carina Press Readership: Adult Genre: Romance, LGBTQIA+ Rating: ★★★★★ I received a copy of Better Not Pout from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. One hard-nosed military police officer. One overly enthusiastic elf. One poorly timed …

Review // Mirage

Title: Mirage Author: Somaiya Daud Published: August 2018 Publisher: Hodder & Stroughton (Hachette Australia) Readership: Young Adult Genre: Science-Fiction Rating: ★★★.5 RRP: $19.99 AUD I received a copy of Mirage from the publisher (via Netgalley) in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The crown of Dihya had been stripped from me, my face …