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Spoiler Free Book Review: The Two Lost Mountains by Matthew Reilly

The Two Lost Mountainsby Matthew ReillyRating: ★★★★★ Published by Pan Macmillan AustraliaPublication Date: 13th of October, 2020Australian RRP: $39.99 “Against all the odds, Jack West Jr found the Three Secret Cities but at a heartbreaking cost. His beloved daughter Lily, it appeared, was slaughtered by Sphinx in a cruel ancient ritual. With his rivals far…… Continue reading Spoiler Free Book Review: The Two Lost Mountains by Matthew Reilly

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Book Review: A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik

A Deadly Educationby Naomi NovikRating: ★★★★★ Published by Penguin Books AustraliaPublication Date: 29th of September, 2020Australian RRP: $32.99 “A Deadly Education is set at Scholomance, a school for the magically gifted where failure means certain death (for real) — until one girl, El, begins to unlock its many secrets. There are no teachers, no holidays,…… Continue reading Book Review: A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik

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Book Review: Loathe at First Sight by Suzanne Park

Loathe at First Sightby Suzanne ParkRating: ★★ 1/2 Published by HarpercollinsPublication Date: 18th of August, 2020Australian RRP: $22.99 Melody Joo is thrilled to land her dream job as a video game producer, but her new position comes with challenges: an insufferable CEO; sexist male coworkers; and an infuriating—yet distractingly handsome—intern, Nolan MacKenzie, aka “the guy…… Continue reading Book Review: Loathe at First Sight by Suzanne Park

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Book Review: The Fire Star by A.L. Tait

The Fire Starby A.L. TaitRating: ★★★★★ Published by Penguin Books AustraliaPublication Date: 1st September 2020Australian RRP: $16.99 “A maid with a plan. A squire with a secret. A missing jewel. A kingdom in turmoil. Maven and Reeve have three days to solve the mystery of the Fire Star. If they don’t, they’ll lose everything. This…… Continue reading Book Review: The Fire Star by A.L. Tait

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Book Review: True Story by Kate Reed Petty

True Storyby Kate Reed PettyRating: ★★★★ Published by Hachette AustraliaPublication Date: 11th of August, 2020Australian RRP: $32.99 “After a college party, two boys drive a girl home: drunk and passed out in the back seat. Rumours spread about what they did to her, but later they’ll tell the police a different version of events. Alice…… Continue reading Book Review: True Story by Kate Reed Petty

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ARC Review: Harrow Lake by Kat Ellis

Harrow Lakeby Kat EllisRating: ★★★★ Published by Penguin AustraliaPublication Date: 18th of August, 2020Australian RRP: $16.99 “Lola Nox is the daughter of a celebrated horror filmmaker – she thinks nothing can scare her. But when her father is brutally attacked in their New York apartment, she’s swiftly packed off to live with a grandmother she’s…… Continue reading ARC Review: Harrow Lake by Kat Ellis

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Book Review: The Unadoptables by Hana Tooke

The Unadoptables by Hana Tooke Rating: ★★★★ Published by Penguin Books Australia Publication Date: 2nd of July, 2020 Australian RRP: $16.99 “In all the years that Elinora Gassbeek has been matron of the Little Tulip Orphanage, not once have the Rules for Baby Abandonment been broken. Until the autumn of 1886, when five babies are…… Continue reading Book Review: The Unadoptables by Hana Tooke

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Book Review: Blood Moon by Lucy Cuthew

Blood Moon by Lucy Cuthew Rating: ★★★★★ Published by Walker Books Australia Publication Date: 1st of July, 2020 Australian RRP: $18.99 “BLOOD MOON is a YA novel about the viral shaming of a teenage girl. During her seminal sexual experience with the quiet and lovely Benjamin, physics-lover and astronomy fan Frankie gets her period –…… Continue reading Book Review: Blood Moon by Lucy Cuthew

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Books I’m Looking Forward to Reading in August!

Hello everyone, it’s August! I know by the end of June it’s the middle of the year but for me I don’t really begin to feel like the year is coming to an end until August because before you know it we’re at Christmas! The only good thing about going further into the year at…… Continue reading Books I’m Looking Forward to Reading in August!

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Book Review: Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman

Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman Rating: ★★★★★ Published by Walker Books Australia Publication Date: 6th of August, 2020 Australian RRP: $18.99 “Caden Bosch is on a ship that’s headed for the deepest point on Earth: Challenger Deep, the southern part of the Marianas Trench. Caden Bosch is a brilliant high school student whose friends are starting…… Continue reading Book Review: Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman