Book reviews

Mini Review: The Night Shift by Debi Gliori

The Night Shift by Debi Gliori Allen & Unwin Goodreads RRP: $24.99 A groundbreaking picture book on depression with stunning and powerful illustrations. ‘Debi Gliori is amazing. Her pictures offer people an insight into depression that words often struggle to reach. She makes visible the invisible. And I for one want to thank her for…… Continue reading Mini Review: The Night Shift by Debi Gliori

Blog Tour · Guest Posts

Blog Tour || Girl in Between by Anna Daniels

Welcome to my stop of the ‘Girl in Between’ blog tour! I’m so thankful to be hosting a guest post from the author herself. She talks about what she tries to achieve in her novel and the advice she’s followed throughout her life. Be sure to follow the rest of the tour, it’s a hilarious…… Continue reading Blog Tour || Girl in Between by Anna Daniels

Book reviews

Nowhere Near You || Leah Thomas

Nowhere Near You (Because You’ll Never Meet me #2) by Leah Thomas Goodreads Bloomsbury RRP: $15.99 Following up her acclaimed debut, Because You’ll Never Meet Me, Leah Thomas continues the stories of Ollie and Moritz in another heart-warming story of unique friendship. Ollie and Moritz might never meet, but their friendship knows no bounds. Their…… Continue reading Nowhere Near You || Leah Thomas

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Queens of Geek || Jen Wilde

Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde Goodreads Pan Macmillan RRP: $16.99 When BFFs Charlie, Taylor and Jamie go to SupaCon, they know it’s going to be a blast. What they don’t expect is for it to change their lives forever. Charlie likes to stand out. SupaCon is her chance to show fans she’s over her…… Continue reading Queens of Geek || Jen Wilde

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The Things We Promise || JC Burke

The Things We Promise by JC Burke Allen & Unwin Goodreads RRP: $19.99 There are two things you need to know about me. The first is that I remember life by what I was wearing. The second is that I think too much. It’s the early 1990s and all Gemma can think about is looking…… Continue reading The Things We Promise || JC Burke

Discussions

How I Returned to Reading (for all those struggling)

After two months without picking up a book, you begin to feeling something missing as you begin to get used to scrolling through Instagram or bingeing Youtube videos during your sparse spare time. Your eyes fall towards the pile of books on your bookshelf that are beginning to grow higher every week as you tell…… Continue reading How I Returned to Reading (for all those struggling)

Discussions

I Miss Reading

What’s taken me by surprise is how difficult it is to return to reading after not picking up a novel for like a month. Suddenly my attention span is 75% shorter. I’ll pick up a book, read a few pages and then go back on my phone scrolling Instagram. IT’S HORRIBLE. DOWN RIGHT HORRIBLE. Even…… Continue reading I Miss Reading

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Why HSC sucks. . .

Blogging is a very rare past time now for me and I blame it all on my last year of school. It’s becoming a very busy year as expected but I’m still reading at an extremely slow pace. LIKE SO VERY SLOW. There are only three simple words to describe my life at the moment:…… Continue reading Why HSC sucks. . .

Book reviews

Mini-Review: Dramarama || E. Lockhart

Dramarama By E. Lockhart Goodreads Hot Key Books RRP: $16.99 Two teen theatre-fanatics. One dream. And SUMMER DRAMA CAMP. All-round theatre-enthusiast, Sarah – better known by her showbiz name, Sayde – is a girl with ambitions too big for the small and conventional town she lives in. Her life doesn’t have the razzle-dazzle she craves.…… Continue reading Mini-Review: Dramarama || E. Lockhart

Giveaway

Free Books for All!! || Giveaway!!

To mark the recent release of ‘We Come Apart’ by Brian Conaghan and Sarah Crossman, Bloomsbury is generous enough to award a lucky person a set of three books! Prize includes: We Come Apart by Sarah Crossman and Brian Conaghan One by Sarah Crossman The Bombs that Brought Us Together by Brian Conaghan This giveaway…… Continue reading Free Books for All!! || Giveaway!!

Book reviews

Mini Review: We Come Apart || Sarah Crossman & Brian Conaghan

We Come Apart by Sarah Crossman & Brian Conaghan Goodreads Bloomsbury RRP: $12.99 YA rising stars Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan join forces to break readers’ hearts in this contemporary story of star-cross’d lovers. Jess would never have looked twice at Nicu if her friends hadn’t left her in the lurch. Nicu is all big…… Continue reading Mini Review: We Come Apart || Sarah Crossman & Brian Conaghan

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Valentine || Jodi McAlister

Valentine By Jodi McAlister Goodreads Penguin RRP: $19.99 Strange and terrible things begin to happen to four teenagers – all born on the same Valentine’s Day. One of these teenagers is the Valentine: a Seelie fairy changeling swapped for a human child at its birth. The Unseelie have come to kill the Valentine – except…… Continue reading Valentine || Jodi McAlister

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The One Memory of Flora Banks || Emily Barr

The One Memory of Flora Banks by Emily Barr Goodreads Penguin RRP: $19.99 Seventeen-year-old Flora Banks has no short-term memory. Her mind resets itself several times a day, and has since the age of ten, when the tumor that was removed from Flora’s brain took with it her ability to make new memories. That is,…… Continue reading The One Memory of Flora Banks || Emily Barr

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Freeks || Amanda Hocking

Freeks by Amanda Hocking Pan Macmillan Goodreads RRP: $16.99 The Carnival is all she’s ever known but an old terror could tear it down.   In the spring of 1982, the carnival comes to smalltown Cauldry, Louisiana. Then events take a dangerous turn. For Mara Besnick, the carnival is home. It’s also a place of…… Continue reading Freeks || Amanda Hocking

Music

Monthly Music: R&B February

Woah, people. I went from primarily listening to musical theatre for 3 months straight to bopping my head to r&b beats. Pretty big shift if you ask me but good music is in every genre. 1. Distraction – Kehlani https://open.spotify.com/track/2wSQyp6VzUopSFBinRo1iD Ahhh this song!!! How many times have I just stopped everything just to dance like…… Continue reading Monthly Music: R&B February