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: October 1st 2016. Publisher: Walker Books Australia. Source: From publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis from Goodreads: The third book in Amy Ewing’s New York Times bestselling Lone City trilogy, The Black Key is perfect for fans of The Selection and Red Queen. Violet and the Society of the Black Key are preparing … More Review: The Black Key By Amy Ewing.
Release Date: December 1st 20014 Publisher: Walker Books Australia. Source: From publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis from Goodreads: A fantasy set in Tsarist Russia. Elena Rudina lives in the impoverished Russian countryside. Her father has been dead for years. One of her brothers has been conscripted into the Tsar’s army, the other … More Review: Egg and Spoon By Gregory Maguire.
Release Date: November 1st 2014 Publisher: Walker Books Australia. Source: From publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis from Walker website: Fifteen top voices in speculative fiction explore the intersection of fear and love in a haunting, at times hilarious, darkly imaginative volume. Predatory kraken that sing with–and for–their kin; band members and betrayed … More Review: Monstrous Affections: An Anthology Of Beastly Tales.
Release Date: September 4th 2014. Publisher: Walker Books. Source: From publisher is exchange for an honest review. Synopsis from Goodreads: “Today is my last day as Violet Lasting. Tomorrow I become Lot 197.” The Jewel is a shocking and compelling new YA series from debut author, Amy Ewing. Sold for six million diamantes, Violet is … More ARC Review: The Jewel by Amy Ewing.
Today I am reviewing The Disappearance Of Ember Crow, book two in The Tribe series by Ambelin Kwaymullina. I’m also happy to say I am part of the blog tour for this book so make sure you come back on December 14th and check out my interview with Ambelin. I am announcing some very exciting … More Review: The Disappearance Of Ember Crow by Ambelin Kwaymullina.
Welcome to this week’s Spotlight Saturday. Every Saturday I shine the spotlight on an Australian book that I think deserves to be read. Today I will be shining the spotlight on the YA dystopian ‘The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf.’ by Ambelin Kwaymullina. The synopsis from Goodreads: The Reckoning destroyed civilisation. Rising from the ashes, some … More Spotlight Saturday: Review ‘The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf.’