Author Highlight: Holden Sheppard

Who wants to learn about a pretty grand author who wrote a pretty grand book? This week’s Author Highlight, the first of all the highlights, I’m focusing on the incredible (and underrated) Aussie Author, Holden Sheppard. “A lifelong misfit, Holden has always been a walking contradiction: a gym junkie who has played Pokemon competitively; aContinue reading “Author Highlight: Holden Sheppard”

ONLY MOSTLY DEVASTATED – Sophia Gonzales (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Young Adult – Contemporary – LGBT RetellingTarget Audience: 12+Rating: A (90%)Goodreads Rating: 5/5 If you’re dying to read an LGBT retelling of the classic movie, Grease, then you’ve come to the right book. This contains adorable scenes, frustrating characters that you want to smoosh together, and friendships that are just meant toContinue reading “ONLY MOSTLY DEVASTATED – Sophia Gonzales (Honest Review)”

February Book Birthdays!

Hello! Welcome! There’s nothing quite like watching books make their debut in the big wonderous world of booklovers. That’s why I like to get excited about the ones that make the little voice in my head go oooOOooHHhh! That voice seems to know best. Disclaimer: Now, as I live in Australia, there’s a chance thatContinue reading “February Book Birthdays!”

Quote of the Week!

“The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.” ― John Green, Looking for Alaska

January Book Birthdays!

There’s nothing quite like a book birthday! In celebration of some fantastic up and coming books, I’m going to show you the books I’m most excited about being released this month! Now, as I live in Australia, there’s a chance that my publication date might be different. If I notice a difference, I’ll let youContinue reading “January Book Birthdays!”

STARWORLD – Audrey Coulthurst & Paula Garner (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Young Adult – Contemporary – LGBTTarget Audience: 12+Rating: B+ (82%)Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Goodreads description: Sam Jones and Zoe Miller have one thing in common: they both want an escape from reality. Loner Sam flies under the radar at school and walks on eggshells at home to manage her mom’s obsessive-compulsive disorder, wonderingContinue reading “STARWORLD – Audrey Coulthurst & Paula Garner (Honest Review)”

Quote of the Week!

“I don’t think it’s overstating it to say that my religion of choice became VHS rentals, and that its messages came in Technicolor and musical montages and fades and jump cuts and silver-screen legends and B-movie nobodies and villains to root for and good guys to hate. But Ruth was wrong, too. There was moreContinue reading “Quote of the Week!”

PRIDE FLAG BOOK TAG (Tiggity Tag Friday)

I love that the title rhymes. It’s half the reason I chose it, the other half is because I like colours and what’s more colourful than pride? Work it sister, I’m loving how you look. There’s nothing better than a hella nice rainbow. 1: Red (Life): a book with a spirited protagonist totally proud ofContinue reading “PRIDE FLAG BOOK TAG (Tiggity Tag Friday)”

Why is everyone talking about ‘Red, White, and Royal Blue’?

Hello! Welcome! This *might* be a new segment on my blog where I talk about books either everyone can’t seem to shut up about ooooor ones that I love that no one seems to be talking about. So look out for new posts that are either: Why is everyone talking about…?ORWhy isn’t anyone talking about…?Continue reading “Why is everyone talking about ‘Red, White, and Royal Blue’?”

UNDERDOG: A #LoveOzYA Anthology – edited by Tobias Madden (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Young Adult – AnthologyTarget Audience: 13+Rating: B- (72%)Goodreads Rating: 4/5 GOODREADS DESCRIPTION: Short tales from the Australian writers of tomorrow.#LoveOzYA celebrates the best of new Australian writing for teenage readers. It has grown from a humble hashtag into a movement, reflecting the important role young-adult fiction plays in shaping our current generationContinue reading “UNDERDOG: A #LoveOzYA Anthology – edited by Tobias Madden (Honest Review)”