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Book Review: The Charm Offensive by Alison Cochrun

The Charm Offensiveby Alison CochrunRating: ★★★★★ Published by Simon & SchusterPublication Date: 1st of October, 2021 Australian RRP: $24.99 “Dev Deshpande has always believed in fairy tales. So it’s no wonder then that he’s spent his career crafting them on the long-running reality dating show Ever After. Dev always scripts the perfect love story for his…… Continue reading Book Review: The Charm Offensive by Alison Cochrun

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Spoiler Free Review – The One Impossible Labyrinth by Matthew Reilly

The One Impossible Labyrinth by Matthew ReillyRating: ★★★★★ Published by Pan Macmillan AustraliaPublication Date: 12th of October, 2021Australian RRP: $39.99 “Jack West Jr has made it to the Supreme Labyrinth. Now he faces one last race – against multiple rivals, against time, against the collapse of the universe itself – a headlong race that will…… Continue reading Spoiler Free Review – The One Impossible Labyrinth by Matthew Reilly

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*Spoiler-Free Review* Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline

Ready Player Twoby Ernest ClineRating: ★★★ Published by Penguin Books AustraliaPublication Date: 24th of November, 2020Australian RRP: $32.99 “Days after Oasis founder James Halliday’s contest, Wade Watts makes a discovery that changes everything. Hidden within Halliday’s vault, waiting for his heir to find, lies a technological advancement that will once again change the world and…… Continue reading *Spoiler-Free Review* Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline

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Book Review: The Tree by Graeme Base

The Treeby Graeme BaseRating: ★★★★★ Published by Penguin Books AustraliaPublication Date: 3rd of November, 2020Australian RRP: $24.99 “This is the story of a cow, a duck and a very big tree.At first the cow and the duck are happy with their mooberries and mushquacks, living side-by-side without even noticing. But then a big storm came……… Continue reading Book Review: The Tree by Graeme Base

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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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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

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Book Review: House of Dragons by Jessica Cluess

House of Dragons by Jessica Cluess Rating: ★★★ Published by Penguin Books Australia Publication Date: 16th of June, 2020 Australian RRP: $19.99 “When the Emperor dies, the five royal houses of Etrusia attend the Call, where one of their own will be selected to compete for the throne. It is always the oldest child, the…… Continue reading Book Review: House of Dragons by Jessica Cluess

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Book Review: Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan

Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan Rating: ★★★★ Published by Penguin Books Australia Publication Date: 2nd of July, 2020 Australian RRP: $32.99 “On her very first morning on the jewel-like island of Capri, Lucie Churchill sets eyes on George Zao and she instantly can’t stand him. Daughter of an American-born-Chinese mother and blue-blooded New York…… Continue reading Book Review: Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan

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Book Review: Blood Countess by Lana Popović

Blood Countess by Lana Popović Rating: ★★★1/2 Published by Amulet Books Publication Date: 26th of March, 2020 Australian RRP: $23.25 “In 16th century Hungary, Anna Darvulia has just begun working as a scullery maid for the young and glamorous Countess Elizabeth Báthory. When Elizabeth takes a liking to Anna, she’s vaulted to the dream role…… Continue reading Book Review: Blood Countess by Lana Popović