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Book Review: I Am Out With Lanterns

I Am Out With Lanterns by Emily Gale Rating: ★★★★ Published by Penguin Random House Australia Publication Date: 30th of July, 2018 Australian RRP: $17.99 Year Ten begins with a jolt for best friends and neighbours Wren and Milo. Along with Hari, Juliet, Ben and Adie, they tell a story of friendship, family, wild crushes,… Continue reading Book Review: I Am Out With Lanterns

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Book Review: After The Lights Go Out by Lili Wilkinson

After The Lights Go Out by Lili Wilkinson Rating: ★★★ 1/2 Published by Allen & Unwin Australia Publication Date: 25th of July, 2018 Australian RRP: $19.99 Seventeen-year-old Pru Palmer lives with her twin sisters, Grace and Blythe, and their father, Rick, on the outskirts of an isolated mining community. The Palmers are doomsday preppers. They… Continue reading Book Review: After The Lights Go Out by Lili Wilkinson

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August Releases I’m Looking Forward To!

If You Leave Me by Crystal Hana Kim Release Date: August 7th I only just heard about this new book coming out soon and I’ve never read anything previously from this author but I really wanted to expand and read some fiction from Asian authors as well as more adult fiction. If You Leave Me… Continue reading August Releases I’m Looking Forward To!

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Book Review: The Island by M.A. Bennett

The Island by M.A. Bennett Rating: ★★★ Published by Allen & Unwin (Bonnier – Hotkey) Publication Date: 25th of July, 2018 Australian RRP: $19.99 When a school summer trip is offered, Link can think of nothing worse than spending voluntary time with his worst tormentors. But when his parents say he can only leave Osney School… Continue reading Book Review: The Island by M.A. Bennett

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Book Review: Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardguo Rating: ★★★★ Kaz Brekker and his crew have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn’t think they’d survive. But instead of divvying up a fat reward, they’re right back to fighting for their lives. Double-crossed and badly weakened, the crew is low on resources, allies, and hope.… Continue reading Book Review: Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

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Book Review: Found by Fleur Ferris

Found By Fleur Ferris Rating: ★★★★ Published by Penguin Australia Publication Date: 2nd of July, 2018 Australian RRP: $19.99 Elizabeth Miller had lived in Deni her entire life. In a small rural town, Beth’s biggest problem is telling her protective and fiercely private father that she has a boyfriend. But when her dad disappears before her and… Continue reading Book Review: Found by Fleur Ferris

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Book Review: Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman Rating: ★★★★ 1/2 Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales.  In Norse Mythology, Gaiman fashions primeval stories into a novelistic arc. From Gaiman’s prose… Continue reading Book Review: Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman