Short Review: BOY SWALLOWS UNIVERSE by Trent Dalton

Follow 12-year-old Eli through his rough teen years involving drugs, violence, and mayhem. What a lyrical book! An extremely well-written novel from an Australian author. I truly understand how this book has gotten so much attention and praise, despite it not being the type of book for me. Although this isn’t the type of novelContinue reading “Short Review: BOY SWALLOWS UNIVERSE by Trent Dalton”

5 Australian Owned Bookish Mugs!

Hello and welcome! Each week we talk about a few bookish items that are sold by Australian businesses with a focus on a category, and this week we’re looking into mugs. Enough with the chit-chat, let’s just have a looksie at the mugs, shall we? 1: JustTeacherThingz Just Teacher Thingz is a little Etsy storeContinue reading “5 Australian Owned Bookish Mugs!”

6 Australian Owned Bookish Stickers (Talking Talent Tuesday)

Welcome to the first ever Talking Talent Tuesday! This post is inspired immensely by a post I made a long while ago set around Australian Bookish Subscription Boxes. You can find my updated post about that one here. A lot of you guys were really interested in that post and which companies are doing what,Continue reading “6 Australian Owned Bookish Stickers (Talking Talent Tuesday)”

12 Australian-Owned Subscription Boxes UPDATED

January last year, I made a post called ’10 Australian-Owned Subscription Boxes’ and I’ve noticed that it’s been getting a lot of attention. Since I’m aware that some of the details in that post have changed since making it, I’ve decided to make an update, and try and find some new ones as well. AtContinue reading “12 Australian-Owned Subscription Boxes UPDATED”

Must-Read Australian YA Authors

Hello! Welcome! Or should I say g’day mate? (I don’t think I’ve ever used that phrase in a serious context) I’m Australian is what I’m trying to say, and I just wanted to promote the writers of my land (because they’re all pretty great). So let’s get to it! 1: Fleur Ferris Author of: Risk,Continue reading “Must-Read Australian YA Authors”

THE MEDORAN CHRONICLES by Lynette Noni (Series Review in 10 Points)

Welcome to my review, where I review a series in ten points! (I also chuck the Goodreads description at the end, in case anyone is curious.) Genre: Young Adult – Urban FantasyTarget Audience: 12+ Goodreads Rating: 4/5Reading Order: Akarnae, Raelia, Draekora, Graevale, We Three Heroes, Vardaesia.Favourite book in the series: Graevale. It’s so pure and innocent and sweet all while being a littleContinue reading “THE MEDORAN CHRONICLES by Lynette Noni (Series Review in 10 Points)”

Rainbow Bookshelf Tour – Grey Books (22/30)

Welcome to the Eleventh shelf of the Rainbow Bookshelf Tour! This is the twenty-second segment of the Tour. If you want to view the other colours in the rainbow, click here! (I know, grey isn’t a part of the rainbow, but I think they’re just as important as the rest!) My name is Tash and you’ll be witnessing allContinue reading “Rainbow Bookshelf Tour – Grey Books (22/30)”

10 Australian-Owned Subscription Boxes

Click here to find an updated version of this post. At this point I believe that everyone’s heard of subscription boxes, a service that caters to those that love a good surprise. If you haven’t heard of these, let me fill you in on the way (most of) the subscription boxes work. They’re a regulatedContinue reading “10 Australian-Owned Subscription Boxes”