Release Date: September 2017. Publisher: Hodder’s Children’s Books/Hachette Australia. Source: From publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis from Goodreads: An incandescent, soul-searching story about a broken young woman’s search for a truth buried so deep it threatens to consume her, body and mind. ‘Since I blacked out, the slightest thing seems to … More Review: The Taste Of Blue Light by Lydia Ruffles.
Release Date: June 1st 2017. Publisher: Hachette Australia. Source: From publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis From Goodreads: After high school senior Sadie helps a baby in distress, she becomes an internet sensation and is introduced to other ‘hometown heroes’. Despite all their differences, the five teens hatch passionate plans to secretly right local wrongs. … More True Brilliance: The True Colour of Forever By Carrie Firestone.
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.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia. Source: From publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis: Life as the undercover daughter of a rock god isn’t going to be easy. How will Jessie adjust to her old boring life again after spending her summer living it up with her dad in LA? With tough decisions ahead (and not … More Review: I knew You Were Trouble By Paige Toon.
Release Date: January 12th 2016. Publisher: Hachette Australia (Orchard Books.) Source: From publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis: A stunning new voice to rival John Green and Rainbow Rowell How is it that you suddenly notice a person? How is it that one day Digby was my best friend’s admittedly cute twin … More Review: This Raging Light By Estelle Laure.
Release Date: July 2015. Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Source: From publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis from Goodreads: Oliver’s absence split us wide open, dividing our neighborhood along a fault line strong enough to cause an earthquake. An earthquake would have been better. At least during an earthquake, you understand why you’re … More Review: Emmy & Oliver By Robin Benway.
Today Truest, a YA contemporary, by Jackie Lea Sommers has been released into the world. I am so excited for this book and can’t wait to read it. Here’s a bit about it: Silas Hart has seriously shaken up Westlin Beck’s small-town life. Brand new to town, Silas is different than the guys in Green … More Release Day Blitz: Truest By Jackie Lea Sommers.
Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine. It’s a way to share the upcoming releases that we’re excited about. This week I have chosen The Rapunzel Dilemma by Jennifer Kloester. The Rapunzel Dilemma releases in Australia August 27th 2014. The Synopsis From Goodreads: Lily’s had a charmed life … More Waiting On Wednesday (9): The Rapunzel Dilemma.
Hi, and welcome to this week’s Fiction Friday. I know I usually do a review of an international book on a Friday but I have gotten some great Australian books lately and have been dying to read them all, so I am! Today I’m reviewing the YA contemporary rural romance, ‘Jumping Fences’ by Karen Wood. … More Fiction Friday: Review ‘Jumping Fences’ by Karen Wood. #AWW2014
Today I am very pleased to review the highly funny YA contemporary by Australian author Tara Eglington. It is the second book I have read for the Australian Women Writers Challenge 2014. Synposis: Sweet sixteen and never been kissed — and that’s the way Aurora Skye wants it to be. She’s too busy finding potential … More Review: How To Keep A Boy From Kissing You by Tara Eglington #AWW2014