Tagged with 2012

Review: Jasper Jones – Craig Silvey.

Review: Jasper Jones – Craig Silvey.

Synopsis from Goodreads. Late on a hot summer night in 1965, Charlie Bucktin, a precocious and bookish boy of thirteen, is startled by an urgent knock on the window of his sleep-out. His visitor is Jasper Jones, an outcast in the regional mining town of Corrigan. Rebellious, mixed-race and solitary, Jasper is a distant figure … Continue reading

A British Tea Party with Kirsty Eagar.

A British Tea Party with Kirsty Eagar.

2012 is THE year for Great Britain. A lot of people have said it. I mean, let’s just think about this. The Diamond Jubilee. The Euros… wait.. ok scratch that. The first British man to win the Tour de France. THE OLYMPICS (I mean, come on, who’s watching it? Is anyone as excited as I … Continue reading

Review: Saving Daisy – Phil Earle.

Review: Saving Daisy – Phil Earle.

Synopsis from Goodreads. Losing love, fighting guilt, seeking hope. Daisy’s mum is gone. Her dad refuses to talk about it and as far as Daisy’s concerned, it’s all her fault… Saving Daisy is a powerful and moving story that follows the life of Daisy Houghton who first featured in Phil Earle’s critically acclaimed debut, Being … Continue reading

Review: Shooting Stars – Allison Rushby

Review: Shooting Stars – Allison Rushby

Synopsis from Goodreads. Meet Josephine Foster, or Zo Jo as she’s called in the biz. The best pint-sized photographer of them all, Jo doesn’t mind doing what it takes to get that perfect shot, until she’s sent on an undercover assignment to shoot Ned Hartnett—teen superstar and the only celebrity who’s ever been kind to … Continue reading

Review: Preloved – Shirley Marr

Review: Preloved – Shirley Marr

Synopsis From Goodreads. If you had a second chance at love, would you do it all over again? Amy has enough to deal with for one lifetime. A superstitious Chinese mother. A best friend whose mood changes as dramatically as her hair colour. A reputation for being strange. The last thing she needs is to … Continue reading

Letters to Katniss…. [#1]

Letters to Katniss…. [#1]

  Sometimes I write letters to fictional characters. One day they will reply…. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. —————————— Dear Blog Readers, You may think that I’m purposely choosing now to write about this book because there is a amazing film coming out and I want to get more hits to my blog because … Continue reading

Review: This is Shyness – Leanne Hall.

Review: This is Shyness – Leanne Hall.

Synopsis from Goodreads. A guy who howls. A girl on a mission to forget. In the suburb of Shyness, where the sun doesn’t rise and the border crackles with a strange energy, Wolfboy meets a stranger at the Diabetic Hotel. She tells him her name is Wildgirl, and she dares him to be her guide … Continue reading