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Gus and the Starlight by Victoria Carless

Title: Gus and the Starlight Author: Victoria Carless Genre: Literary Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 4th May 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 320 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: A spine-tingling and heart-warming story about friendship and finding your special place in the world. Gus doesn't want to make friends. She also doesn't want to be intrigued by the cat-lady… Continue reading Gus and the Starlight by Victoria Carless

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The Cult of Romance by Sarah Ayoub

Title: The Cult of Romance Author: Sarah Ayoub Genre: Romantic Comedy Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 4th May 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 320 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: When your bestie is marrying a guy she barely knows, can you save her from the cult before it's too late? Natalie is living proof that love is a scam. She's… Continue reading The Cult of Romance by Sarah Ayoub

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Mertales 4: The Mysterious Rainbow Thief by Rebecca Timmis

Title: Mertales 4: The Mysterious Rainbow Thi Author: Rebecca Timmis Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 3rd May 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 152 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Jiggling jellyfish! It's Book 4 in the fin-tastic MerTales series, packed with mer-magical adventure. The colours are disappearing from Cockleshell Cove! The bright coral reef is grey and… Continue reading Mertales 4: The Mysterious Rainbow Thief by Rebecca Timmis

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The Agathas by Kathleen Glasgow and Liz Lawson

Title: The Agathas Author: Kathleen Glasgow and Liz Lawson Genre: Crime Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 4th May 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 416 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: Welcome to Castle Cove —a town cursed with missing girls,bad boyfriends, family secrets,and some very steep cliffs. Last summer, Alice Ogilvie's basketball-star boyfriend, Steve, dumped her. Then she disappeared for… Continue reading The Agathas by Kathleen Glasgow and Liz Lawson

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April 2022 Monthly Wrap Up Post

Aussie Author Reading Challenge: 75/24 End of Year Post: Dymocks Reading Challenge: 24/26 QBD Reading Challenge: 22/24 Goal: 102/150 Australian Women: 64 Australian Men: 13 Australian: 75 Non-Australian: 27 Men: 23 Women: 82 In April, I read 27 books – some quiz books, but mostly review books, and some reviews are still yet to go… Continue reading April 2022 Monthly Wrap Up Post

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The Bravest Word by Kate Foster

Title: The Bravest Word Author: Kate Foster Genre: Fiction Publisher: Walker Books Published: 4th May 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: A rescue story of love and trust between a boy and a dog from the talented author of Paws. Do you hear that? You’re Cliff now, and your life is going to get… Continue reading The Bravest Word by Kate Foster

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We Run Tomorrow by Nat Amoore and Mike Barry

Title: We Run Tomorrow Author: Nat Amoore and Mike Barry Genre: Adventure Publisher: Puffin Published: 3rd May 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 336 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: You can run from your past, but the future is tomorrow . . . Tonight, we’re gonna kidnap our best friend. And tomorrow? We run. Sticks, Maki, Jed and Tommy live… Continue reading We Run Tomorrow by Nat Amoore and Mike Barry

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Mars Awakens by H.M. Waugh

Title: Mars Awakens Author: H.M. Waugh Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 3rd May 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: Kids from rival Martian colonies must come together to fight for survival in this thrilling middle-grade space adventure from an exciting Australian talent. Raised in rival colonies on Mars, each long… Continue reading Mars Awakens by H.M. Waugh

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The Natural History of Love by Caroline Petit

Title: The Natural History of Love Author: Caroline Petit Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Affirm Press Published: 26th April 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: For fans of Elizabeth Gilbert’s The Signature of All Things and Pip Williams’ The Dictionary of Lost Words, The Natural History of Love is based upon the true story of 19th century French explorer,… Continue reading The Natural History of Love by Caroline Petit

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Nisha’s War by Dan Smith

Title: Nisha’s War Author: Dan Smith Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Chicken House Published: 1st April 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 368 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: 1942. Nisha has escaped the terror of the Japanese invasion of Singapore. Missing the heat  of home in Malaya, her grandmother’s house in the North of England seems especially cold and grey.… Continue reading Nisha’s War by Dan Smith