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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: 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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Books I’m Looking Forward to Reading in May!

Hello everyone, how many books did you read in April? Darkly humorous, like something from a dystopian novel, as the world dissolves in chaos and we’re confined to our homes I still find I don’t have enough time to read! I tried my best but with the release of Animal Crossing New Horizons in march…… Continue reading Books I’m Looking Forward to Reading in May!

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ARC Review: Infinity Son by Adam Silvera

Infinity Son by Adam Silvera Rating: ★★★ 1/2 Published by Simon & Schuster Australia Publication Date: 14th of January, 2020 Australian RRP: $19.99 “Growing up in New York, brothers Emil and Brighton always idolized the Spell Walkers—a vigilante group sworn to rid the world of specters. Brighton wishes he had a power so he could…… Continue reading ARC Review: Infinity Son by Adam Silvera

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Book Review: My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell

My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell Rating: ★★★★★ Published by HarperCollins Australia Publication Date: 9th of March, 2020 Australian RRP: $29.99 “Vanessa Wye was fifteen years old when she first had sex with her English teacher. She is now thirty-two and the teacher, Jacob Strane, has just been accused of sexual abuse by another…… Continue reading Book Review: My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell

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Book Review: The Origin of Me by Bernard Gallate

The Origin of Meby Bernard GallateRating: ★★★★Published by Penguin Books AustraliaPublication Date: 17th of March, 2020Australian RRP: $32.99″Lincoln Locke’s fifteen-year-old life is turned upside down when he’s thrust into bachelor-pad living with his father, after his parents’ marriage breaks up, and into an exclusive new school. Crestfield Academy offers Lincoln a new set of peers…… Continue reading Book Review: The Origin of Me by Bernard Gallate

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Book Review: American Royals by Katharine McGee

American Royalsby Katharine McGeeRating: ★★★★Published by Penguin Books AustraliaPublication Date: 3rd of September, 2019Australian RRP: $16.99”HRH Princess Samantha has always been a royal rebel. She’s the spare not the heir, so no one minds too much who she dates or how hard she parties. It helps that her sister, Princess Beatrice, is literally perfect. She’s demure, sweet…… Continue reading Book Review: American Royals by Katharine McGee

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Book Review: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi Rating: ★★★★★ “At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor making a living treating the dying, and the next he was a patient…… Continue reading Book Review: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

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Book Review: Loveboat, Taipei by Abigail Hing Wen

Loveboat, Taipei by Abigail Hing Wen Rating: ★★★★★ Published by Simon & Schuster Publication Date: 6th of January, 2020 Australian RRP: $17.99 “When eighteen-year-old Ever Wong’s parents send her from Ohio to Taiwan to study Mandarin for the summer, she finds herself thrust among the very over-achieving kids her parents have always wanted her to…… Continue reading Book Review: Loveboat, Taipei by Abigail Hing Wen

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Book Review: This Vicious Cure by Emily Suvada

This Vicious Cure (This Mortal Coil #3) by Emily Suvada Rating: ★★★★ Published by Penguin Books Australia Publication Date: 4th of February, 2020 Australian RRP: $16.99 “Cat’s hacking skills weren’t enough to keep her from losing everything – her identity, her past, and now her freedom. Meanwhile, the person who’s stolen everything from her is…… Continue reading Book Review: This Vicious Cure by Emily Suvada