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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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Book Review: Majesty by Katherine McGee

American Royals: Majestyby Katherine McGeeRating: ★★★ Published by Penguin Books AustraliaPublication Date: 1st of September, 2020Australian RRP: $16.99 “Beatrice Washington now rules America as its first ever queen, but her family are more concerned about rushing through her arranged marriage to a man she barely knows. No one can know that her heart really belongs…… Continue reading Book Review: Majesty by Katherine McGee

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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: 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: Only Mostly Devastated by Sophie Gonzales

Only Mostly Devastated by Sophie Gonzales Rating: ★★★1/2 Published by Hachette Australia Publication Date: 10th of March, 2020 Australian RRP: $17.99 “Will Tavares is the dream summer fling―he’s fun, affectionate, kind―but just when Ollie thinks he’s found his Happily Ever After, summer vacation ends and Will stops texting Ollie back. Now Ollie is one prince…… Continue reading Book Review: Only Mostly Devastated by Sophie Gonzales

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Book Review: Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

Girls of Paper and Fireby Natasha NganRating: ★★★★Published by Hachette Books AustraliaPublication Date: 9th of July, 2019Australian RRP: $16.99″Lei is a member of the Paper caste, the lowest and most oppressed class in Ikhara. She lives in a remote village with her father, where the decade-old trauma of watching her mother snatched by royal guards…… Continue reading Book Review: Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

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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: 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 Cruel Design by Emily Suvada

This Cruel Design (This Mortal Coil #2) by Emily Suvada Rating: ★★★★ Published by Penguin Books Australia Publication Date: 29th of October, 2018 Australian RRP: $17.99 “The nightmare of the outbreak is finally over, but Cat’s fight has only just begun. When news arrives that the Hydra virus might not be as dead as they’d…… Continue reading Book Review: This Cruel Design by Emily Suvada

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Novella Review: Tarnished Crown by Erin Watt

Tarnished Crown (The Royals #3.5) by Erin Watt Rating: ★★★★ Published by TimeOut LLC Publication Date: 1st of December 2018 Australian RRP: Bonus novella, free! “Two years ago, one mistake cost Gideon Royal the girl of his dreams. Since then he’s become jaded and stoic, caught in a spiral that has him dealing with blackmail,…… Continue reading Novella Review: Tarnished Crown by Erin Watt