Review: This is Not a Love Story by Keren David

Review: This is Not a Love Story by Keren David

Synopsis from Goodreads Kitty dreams of a beautiful life, but that’s impossible in suburban London where her family is haunted by her father’s unexpected death. So when her mum suggests moving to Amsterdam to try a new life, Kitty doesn’t take much persuading. Will this be her opportunity to make her life picture perfect? In … Continue reading

Review: Nona & Me by Clare Atkins

Review: Nona & Me by Clare Atkins

Synopsis from Goodreads Rosie and Nona are sisters. Yapas. They are also best friends. It doesn’t matter that Rosie is white and Nona is Aboriginal: their family connections tie them together for life. Born just five days apart in a remote corner of the Northern Territory, the girls are inseperable, until Nona moves away at … Continue reading

Review: A Small Madness by Dianne Touchell

Review: A Small Madness by Dianne Touchell

Synopsis from Goodreads Rose didn’t tell anyone about it. She wondered if it showed. She looked at herself in the mirror and turned this way and then that way. She stood as close to the mirror as she could, leaning over the bathroom basin, looking into her own eyes until they disappeared behind the fog … Continue reading

Review: Conversion by Katherine Howe

Review: Conversion by Katherine Howe

Synopsis from Goodreads It’s senior year at St. Joan’s Academy, and school is a pressure cooker. College applications, the battle for valedictorian, deciphering boys’ texts: Through it all, Colleen Rowley and her friends are expected to keep it together. Until they can’t. First it’s the school’s queen bee, Clara Rutherford, who suddenly falls into uncontrollable … Continue reading

Back to Blogging.

Back to Blogging.

Home. Home. HOME. Home after one year of travelling a country in a different hemisphere. They say home is where the heart is and for the last year, my heart has been on the road, filled with red dirt and glittering oceans. While I was in the Land Down Under, I had the glorious good … Continue reading

And back…

After one year of travelling, I am finally back…. and yes, I will be back blogging. Watch this space.

Review: Stolen – Lucy Christopher

Synopsis from Goodreads Sixteen year old Gemma is kidnapped from Bangkok airport and taken to the Australian Outback. This wild and desolate landscape becomes almost a character in the book, so vividly is it described. Ty, her captor, is no stereotype. He is young, fit and completely gorgeous. This new life in the wilderness has … Continue reading

Review: Grasshopper Jungle – Andrew Smith

Review: Grasshopper Jungle – Andrew Smith

Synopsis from Goodreads Sixteen-year-old Austin Szerba interweaves the story of his Polish legacy with the storyof how he and his best friend, Robby, brought about the end of humanity and the rise of an army of unstoppable, six-foot tall praying mantises in small-town Iowa. To make matters worse, Austin’s hormones are totally oblivious; they don’t … Continue reading