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When Only One by Meg Gatland-Veness

Title: When Only One Author: Meg Gatland-Veness Genre: Fiction Publisher: Pantera Press Published: 31st May 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: ‘There’s someone in the school. Someone who’s not supposed to be there. This person is walking towards the classroom. They’re holding something in their hands. Something terrifying.’ Sam lives with his mum,… Continue reading When Only One by Meg Gatland-Veness

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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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2022 Aussie Authors Reading Challenge Completed – Emu

I completed this challenge in about February but have only just managed to sit down and write this post amidst all my other reviewing. As usual, I started on the Kangaroo level, and progressed to Emu, and well beyond that. My reasoning for doing this is because even though I always know I’ll have as… Continue reading 2022 Aussie Authors Reading Challenge Completed – Emu

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The Boy Who Hatched Monsters by T.C. Shelley

Title: The Boy Who Hatched Monsters Author: T.C. Shelley Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Bloomsbury Published: 29th March 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 336 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Sam's life has always been strange. After all, his family have no idea that he's half monster, half fairy.But now he's keeping an even bigger secret. He alone has the power… Continue reading The Boy Who Hatched Monsters by T.C. Shelley

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Seven Wherewithal Way by Samantha-Ellen Bound

Title: Seven Wherewithal Way Author: Samantha-Ellen Bound Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Affirm Press Published: 28th September 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 400 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: Ferdinand fell out of the sky on the hottest day of the year, while Celeste and Esmerelda Barden were on the front porch eating ice-cream. Celeste is having the worst summer ever. Her… Continue reading Seven Wherewithal Way by Samantha-Ellen Bound

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Interned by Pamela Rushby

Title: Interned Author: Pamela Rushby Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Walker Books Published: 2nd March 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: Based on true events, Interned is a moving, well-researched and evocative historical fiction novel that highlights an often forgotten moment in Australian history. It’s 1914. Gretta lives a privileged life in Singapore, the daughter of… Continue reading Interned by Pamela Rushby

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My Reading Journey February 2022

In February I read thirty books and have almost completed my reading challenges. I’ve hit my target for the Aussie Author Reading Challenge. There are only a few books I haven’t reviewed – mostly books I have had to read for my work as a quiz writer haven’t been reviewed. I’ve read a variety of… Continue reading My Reading Journey February 2022

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The Girls Who Changed the World: Ming and Flo Fight for the Future by Jackie French

Title: Ming and Flo Fight for the Future Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction/Time Slip Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 2nd March 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: An empowering and exhilarating look at the girls who went before us, and the way they shaped the world. Twelve-year-old Ming Qong is convinced that girls must have… Continue reading The Girls Who Changed the World: Ming and Flo Fight for the Future by Jackie French

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Saga by Nikki McWatters

Title: Saga Author: Nikki McWatters Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: UQP Published: 5th November 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 376 Price: $19.95 Synopsis: In the last years of the Viking Era, priestess Astrid takes on the task of recording the True Things. A skáldmær learning to write royal sagas and a member of one of the last… Continue reading Saga by Nikki McWatters

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Liberty by Nikki McWatters

Title: Liberty Author: Nikki McWatters Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: University of Queensland Press Published: 29th October 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 376 Price: $19.95 Synopsis: A powerful novel about three young women caught in the battles of their own times.After the success of Hexenhaus, Nikki McWatters is back with a high-energy companion novel that draws on… Continue reading Liberty by Nikki McWatters