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 …

Mars Awakens by H.M. Waugh

Title: Mars Awakens Author: H.M. Waugh Published: May 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Middle-Grade/YA Genre: Science-fiction, mystery Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $16.99 I received a copy of Mars Awakens from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Kids from rival Martian colonies must come together to fight for survival in this thrilling middle-grade space adventure from …

The Greatest Thing by Sarah Winifred Searle

Title: The Greatest Thing Author/Illustrator: Sarah Winifred Searle Published: May 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary Format: Graphic Novel Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $19.99 Content Warnings: Depression, insomnia, eating disorder, self-harm I received a copy of The Greatest Thing from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. This tender YA comic is perfect for fans …

Fall of the Argosi by Sebastien de Castell

Title: Fall of the Argosi (Spellslinger series) Author: Sebastien de Castell Published: January 2022 Publisher: Hotkey Readership: Young Adult Genre: Fantasy Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $19.99 I received a copy of Fall of the Argosi from the publisher (Allen and Unwin) in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A brilliant story of adventure, …

Aurora’s End by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Title: Aurora's End (The Aurora Cycle 3)Author: Amie Kaufman & Jay KristoffPublished: November 2021Publisher: Allen and UnwinReadership: Young AdultGenre: Science-FictionRating: ★★★.5RRP: $19.99 I received a copy of Aurora's End from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The thrilling finale to the internationally bestselling Aurora Cycle series sees the return of …

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The Keeper of Night by Kylie Lee Baker

Title: The Keeper of Night Author: Kylie Lee Baker Published: October 2021 Publisher: Harper Collins Readership: Young Adult Genre: Historical Fantasy Rating: ★★★★ Content warnings: Ableism, racism, bullying, (mentions of) cannibalism, violence, murder, death, gore, 'monsters' I received a copy of the The Keeper of Night from Netgalley and the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest …

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Dark Rise by C.S. Pact

Title: Dark Rise 1 Author: C.S. Pacat Published: September 28, 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Readership: Young Adult Genre: Fantasy, Historical Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $19.99 Content warnings: Death of parents, massacre, violence I received a copy of Dark Rise from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The first book in a …

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Sabriel by Garth Nix (25th Anniversary)

Title: Sabriel (25th Anniversary)Author: Garth NixPublished: August, 2021Publisher: Allen and UnwinReadership: Young AdultGenre: FantasyRating: ★★★★Price: $27.99 Content Warnings: Death of parents, death in childbirth, ghosts, necromancy I received a copy of Sabriel from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.   Garth Nix's masterwork is a compelling high fantasy, the gripping story …

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

Title: Felix Ever AfterAuthor: Kacen CallenderPublished: July 2021Publisher: Faber & FaberReadership: Young AdultGenre: ContemporaryRating: ★★★★RRP: $17.99Content warnings: transphobia, dead naming, cat fishing, cyber-bullying, public outing, misgendering, drug use, parental abandonment I received a copy of Felix Ever After from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. From award-winning author Kacen Callender comes …