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.
Publisher: Text Publishing. Release Date: September 2012. Source: From publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis from Goodreads: It’s nearly Christmas. Gerald, Ruby and Sam are meeting up with Alisha and Gerald’s Australian school friend Ox for two weeks of snowboarding in the mountains of California. It’s a dream vacation for the world’s youngest … More Review: The Crystal Code by Richard Newsome.
Release Date: October 3rd 2011. Australian Publisher: Text Publishing. Source: From publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis: The police have finally caught the evil murderer Sir Mason Green. The third casket and whatever treasure it contains can remain a secret just as the Fraternity wished. And Gerald can relax and enjoy his billions. … More Review: The Mask of Destiny By Richard Newsome.
Release Date: August 3rd 2009. Publisher: Text Publishing. Source: Bought. Synopsis: What would you do if you suddenly became a billionaire? Gerald has just become the richest thirteen-year-old on the planet. The world’s most valuable diamond has been stolen, and it seems there has been a murder. Now Gerald’s life is in danger. He’s got … More Review: The Billionaire’s Curse By Richard Newsome.
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.
Welcome to this week’s Spotlight Saturday where I shine the spotlight on an Australian book that I think should be read. I’m very excited about today’s book ‘Burn Bright’ by Marianne de Pierres. Burn bright is the first in a trilogy and was published in Australia/New Zealand by Random House Australia, and this month Marianne … More Spotlight Saturday: Review ‘Burn Bright’ by Marianne de Pierres.