Publisher: Text Pulishing Release Date: 19th August 2015. Source: from publisher in exchange for honest review. Synopsis: The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka is the most talked-about work of Australian history in recent years. Now here is Clare Wright’s groundbreaking, award-winning study of the women who made the rebellion in an abridged edition for teenage readers. … More Review: We Are The Rebels By Clare Wright #aww2015
I’m in a car with a girl. I know we are close, but I can’t remember who she is, the memory lingering just out of reach. She could be my best friend, my sister, or maybe even a cousin. A song blares from the radio and she sings along, taking her eyes off the road … More The Amberly Chronicles Episode 14: Area 2.
*This is the 6th book I have read for the Australian Women Writers Challenge. Australian release date: 1st August 2006. Australian publisher: Random House Australia. Source: Bought. Synopsis from Random House Australia: If you like Melina Marchetta and Barry Jonsberg, you’ll love Maria Boyd’s novel about being in Year 11, being in trouble and being … More Mini Review: Will By Maria Boyd. #aww2015.
For the past few years I have joined in the Australian Women Writers Challenge, and I will be joining in again this year. If you don’t know the Australian Women Writers Challenge was started to help overcome the gender bias in the reviewing of books by Australian women. Avid readers and book bloggers, both male … More Australian Women Writers Challenge 2015.
Release Date: 2nd of January 2015. Publisher: Random House Australia (Bantam) Source: From publisher in exchange for an honest review. *You can buy it from your local bookstore or here at Booktopia, or here at Amazon. Synopsis from Random House Australia (click the link and you can read a free sample!) From the author of … More Blog Tour: Review ‘The Maxwell Sisters.’
Release Date: July 24th 2014. Publisher: Penguin Australia. Source: Free from Penguin Teen Live. Synopsis from Goodreads: A love of fashion. A couture competition. A once-in-a-lifetime chance . . . Angel Moncoeur has always wanted to be a fashion designer, but without money or connections, it’s going to be a challenge. When an opportunity to … More Mini Review: The Cinderella Moment By Jennifer Kloester #aww2014
Stepping Out is a feature on my blog where I step out of the world of YA and review an adult book. Today I am reviewing Lyrebird Hill by Anna Romer. This is also the 16th book I have read for the Australian women writers challenge. Release Date: September 1st 2014. Publisher: Simon and Schuster … More Stepping Out With Lyrebird Hill By Anna Romer #aww2014
Stepping out is a feature on my blog where I step out of the YA world and review an adult book. Today I am stepping out with Thornwood House, the debut novel by Australian author Anna Romer. It is also the 10th book I have read for the Australian Women Writers challenge. Publisher: Simon and … More Stepping out with Thornwood House. #aww2014.
Hi, and welcome to this week’s Spotlight Sunday.Today I am spotlighting the top Australian books I’ve read this year. On Friday I highlighted the top International books I’ve read in 2013 here. The following list are all the Australian books I’ve read this year that I rated five stars. (I thought this was the easiest … More Spotlight Sunday: The Best Australian Books I read in 2013.
It’s been a while since I’ve done a Spotlight Sunday, where I shine the spotlight on an Australian book I think deserves to be read, and not because I haven’t been reading any Australian books, but mainly because I haven’t finished reading them in time to spotlight them on Sunday. But this week I have … More Spotlight Sunday: Review ‘Finding Home’ by Lauren K. McKellar