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The Silver Sea by Belinda Murrell

Title: The Silver Sea Author: Belinda Murrell Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Puffin Published: 2nd August 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: The second book in Belinda Murrell’s Tuscian series, set in an Italian Renaissance inspired world filled with magic, mystery, mischievous creatures, and danger at every turn! ‘You don’t understand how dangerous this is.… Continue reading The Silver Sea by Belinda Murrell

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Astonishingly Good Stories by R.A. Spratt

Title: Astonishingly Good Stories Author: R.A. Spratt Genre: Humour Publisher: Puffin Published: 2nd August 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: A lovestruck merpig, a peppermint-stick Parthenon, a vegetarian spider and so much more! From R.A. Spratt, bestselling author of Friday Barnes and Shockingly Good Stories, comes this collection of twenty terrific tales perfect for… Continue reading Astonishingly Good Stories by R.A. Spratt

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An Alice England Mystery: The Deadly Daylight by Ash Harrier

Title: An Alice England Mystery: The Deadly Daylight Author: Ash Harrier Genre: Mystery Publisher: Pantera Press Published: 2nd August 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 296 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Alice England is curious, truthful and smart, but when you work in your father’s funeral home and you get messages from the dead, it can be difficult… Continue reading An Alice England Mystery: The Deadly Daylight by Ash Harrier

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Enola Holmes and the Elegant Escapade by Nancy Springer

Title: Enola Holmes and the Elegant Escapade Author: Nancy Springer Genre: Historical Crime Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 2nd August 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: Enola Holmes, Sherlock's much younger and feistier sister, returns in this new adventure in the internationally bestselling series and breakout Netflix sensation. Enola Holmes, the much… Continue reading Enola Holmes and the Elegant Escapade by Nancy Springer

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What About Thao? by Oliver Phommavanh

Title: What About Thao? Author: Oliver Phommavanh Genre: Fiction Publisher: Puffin Published: 2nd August 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 224 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: From the author of the bestselling Thai-riffic, Con-nerd and The Other Christy comes a funny and heartfelt novel for 10+ about a city kid in a small country town who's enjoying being the new kid at his tiny… Continue reading What About Thao? by Oliver Phommavanh

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My EXTRA-ordinary Mum by Dani Vee

Title: My EXTRA-ordinary Mum Author: Dani Vee Genre: Fiction Publisher: Larrikin House Published: 1st August 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $25.00 Synopsis: My mum's a little quirky, free-spirited and bold. She dances to the beat of her own drum. A fun-filled adventure and celebration of an extraordinary mum and her daughter who find magic… Continue reading My EXTRA-ordinary Mum by Dani Vee

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Polly and Buster: The Wayward Witch and the Feelings Monster by Sally Rippin

Title: Polly and Buster: The Wayward Witch and the Feelings Monster Author: Sally Rippin Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Hardie Grant Egmont Published: 1st June 2017 Format: Hardcover Pages: 288 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: From Australia’s best-selling female author, Sally Rippin, comes Polly and Buster – a brand new junior fiction series about the magic of friendship.  Who ever heard of a… Continue reading Polly and Buster: The Wayward Witch and the Feelings Monster by Sally Rippin

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Catvinkle and the Missing Tulips by Elliot Perlman

Title: Catvinkle and the Missing Tulips Author: Elliot Perlman Genre: Fiction Publisher: Puffin Published: 29th September 2020 Format: Hardcover Pages: 304 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: Award-winning novelist Elliot Perlman’s second book of Catvinkle’s adventures is another wise, wonderful and warm-hearted tale. When best friends Catvinkle and Ula are asked to defend two sheep accused of eating… Continue reading Catvinkle and the Missing Tulips by Elliot Perlman

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Wednesday Weeks and the Dungeon of Fire by Cristy Burne and Denis Knight

Title: Wednesday Weeks and the Dungeon of Fire Author: Cristy Burne and Denis Knight Genre: Fantasy, Magical Realism Publisher: Lothian/Hachette Published: 27th July 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 290 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: Gorgomoth the Unclean is back and he's up to no good, of course. Can Wednesday and the gang beat Gorgomoth to the long-lost Stone… Continue reading Wednesday Weeks and the Dungeon of Fire by Cristy Burne and Denis Knight

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June 2022 Round up

In June, I read 29 books, most of them books by Australians, and most by women writers. Many were also children’s, middle grade, and young adult books. I have been keeping on top of all my review books so far this year, and that has meant lots of reading ahead and scheduling, but it also… Continue reading June 2022 Round up