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No More High School & My 4 Month Plan

After months of guilty procrastination, sleep deprivation and sweat-beaded hours at a desk, I have emerged out of my last year of high school relieved and anticipative. This year was at the very least, eventful. I underestimated how much could occur in the span of a year – how much I would change and how…… Continue reading No More High School & My 4 Month Plan

Book reviews

Letters to the Lost || Brigid Kemmerer

Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer RRP: $16.99 Goodreads Bloomsbury Juliet Young always writes letters to her mother, a world-traveling photojournalist. Even after her mother’s death, she leaves letters at her grave. It’s the only way Juliet can cope. Declan Murphy isn’t the sort of guy you want to cross. In the midst of…… Continue reading Letters to the Lost || Brigid Kemmerer

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If Birds Fly Back || Carlie Sorosiak

If Birds Fly Back Carlie Sorosiak $16.99 Goodreads Pan Macmillan Linny has been living life in black and white since her sister Grace ran away, and she’s scared that Grace might never come back. When Linny witnesses the return to Miami of a cult movie star long presumed dead, she is certain it’s a sign.…… Continue reading If Birds Fly Back || Carlie Sorosiak

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sparse blogging.

Haha it’s been two months since my last post. What’s happened since then? HSC HSC HSC For those of you who don’t know what that is, it’s all the work accumulated throughout the last two years of high school into some assessments and final exams. No, I have not finished yet. Yes, it’s a legitimate…… Continue reading sparse blogging.

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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

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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

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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)

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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. . .

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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

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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!!

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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