Are you an Aussie writer with a MG or YA manuscript ready to go? Then this is for you. Here is the info I recieved via email: You have until Friday 28th July 2017 to send in your middle-grade or young adult manuscript. Before submitting your manuscript please ensure you check the Ampersand Entry Process on our website, to make … More Aussie Writers: The Ampersand Prize is now OPEN!
Release Date: 29th May 2017. Publisher: Text Publishing Australia. Source: From publisher in exchange for a honest review. Cover Rating: Has me intrigued. Synopsis from Goodreads: EVERYONE knows seventeen-year-old Grace Foley is a bit mad. She’s a prankster and a risk-taker, and she’s not afraid of anything—except losing. As part of the long-running feud between two local schools … More Spine-Tingling Thriller: Ballad For A Mad Girl By Vikki Wakefield #aww2017
Release Date: April 2017 Publisher: Text Publishing Australia. Source: From publisher in exchange for an honest review. Cover Rating: Adorable. Synopsis from Goodreads: Steph Bowe is back. Night Swimming is a love story with a twist, and a whole lot of heart. Imagine being the only two seventeen-year-olds in a small town. That’s life for … More List Review #2: Night Swimming By Steph Bowe #aww2017
Publisher: Penquin Books Australia. Release Date: April 26 2012. Source: Bought myself. Synopsis from Goodreads: Imagine there is someone you like so much that just thinking about them leaves you desperate and reckless. You crave them in a way that’s not rational, not right, and you’re becoming somebody you don’t recognise, and certainly don’t … More Review: Night Beach By Kirsty Eagar #aww2017
Release Date: April 2017. Publisher: Walker Books. Source: From publisher in exchange for an honest review Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the only witness to … More Review: The Hate U Give By Angie Thomas.
Release Date: March 28th 2017. Publisher: Hachette Australia. Source: From publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis: The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around—and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he’s been obsessed with the … More Review: Strange The Dreamer by Laini Taylor.
Release Date: February 2017. Publisher: Hachette Australia. (ATOM) Source: From publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis: Amelie Ayres has impeccable taste in music. Bowie. Bush. Bob. So when she finds herself backstage at The Keep’s only UK gig she expects to hate it; after all they are world’s most tragic band. … More 5 Star Read: This Beats Perfect By Rebecca Denton. #aww2017.