Yellow by Megan Jacobson Rating: ★★★★ If fourteen-year-old Kirra is having a mid-life crisis now, then it doesn’t bode well for her life expectancy. Her so-called friends bully her, whatever semblance of a mother she had has been drowned at the bottom of a gin bottle ever since her dad left them for another woman,… Continue reading Book Review: Yellow by Megan Jacobson
The Things We Can’t Undo by Gabrielle Reid Rating: ★★★★★ There’s no backspace key for life’s decisions. Samantha and Dylan are in love – everyone knows it. So it’s no big deal when they leave a party for some time out together. But when malicious rumours surface about that night, each feels betrayed by the… Continue reading Book Review: The Things We Can’t Undo by Gabrielle Reid
Small Spaces by Sarah Epstein Rating: ★★★★ Tash Carmody has been traumatised since childhood, when she witnessed her gruesome imaginary friend Sparrow lure young Mallory Fisher away from a carnival. At the time nobody believed Tash, and she has since come to accept that Sparrow wasn’t real. Now fifteen and mute, Mallory’s never spoken about the… Continue reading Book Review: Small Spaces by Sarah Epstein & Q+A!
Unearthed by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner Rating:★★★★1/2 When Earth intercepts a message from a long-extinct alien race, it seems like the solution the planet has been waiting for. The Undying’s advanced technology has the potential to undo environmental damage and turn lives around, and Gaia, their former home planet, is a treasure trove waiting… Continue reading Book Review: Unearthed *Spoiler Free*
The Genesi Code by Tristen Willis Rating: ★★★★ Luka was only eight years old when her father, Christopher Foster, was murdered. Christopher had been working on a cure for the Genesi Code, which has plagued the human race since the government began experimenting on human DNA in an attempt to create a genetically-advanced army. Luka has… Continue reading Book Review: The Genesi Code
Gap Year in Ghost Town by Michael Pryor Rating: ★★★★1/2 The Marin family are outcasts of the ghost hunting world. They run a two-man operation in inner city Melbourne. Anton has the Ghost-sight, but his father does not. Rani Cross is supremely skilled in hand-to-hand combat, with enhanced speed and strength thanks to her magical… Continue reading Book Review: Gap Year in Ghost Town
Begin, End, Begin #LoveOzYA Anthology by Danielle Binks, Amie Kaufman, Melissa Keil, Will Kostakis, Ellie Marney, Jaclyn Moriarty, Michael Pryor, Alice Pung & Lili Wilkinson Rating: ★★★★ The YA event of the year. Bestsellers. Award-winners. Superstars. This anthology has them all. With brilliantly entertaining short stories from beloved young adult authors Amie Kaufman, Melissa Keil, Will Kostakis, Ellie Marney,… Continue reading Book Review: Begin, End, Begin #LoveOzYA Anthology