‘THE TRUTH AND LIES OF EMMA BLACK’ by Emily Barr

Ella Black seems to live the life most other seventeen-year-olds would kill for . . . Until one day, telling her nothing, her parents whisk her off to Rio de Janeiro. Determined to find out why, Ella takes her chance and searches through their things. And realises her life has been a lie. Her mother…

‘THE HARPER EFFECT’ – blog tour & Q&A

Sixteen-year-old Harper was once a rising star on the tennis court—until her coach dropped her for being “mentally weak.” Without tennis, who is she? Her confidence at an all-time low, she secretly turns to her childhood friend, next-door neighbor Jacob—who also happens to be her sister’s very recent ex-boyfriend. If her sister finds out, it…

review: ‘THE LAST DAYS OF US’ by Beck Nicholas

Five teens, one derelict Kombi and an unforgettable road trip… Six months ago, Zoey’s life went off the rails. After the tragic loss of her brother, she partied her way to oblivion, estranged her best friend, Cass, and pushed away her now ex, Finn. But when her destructive behaviour reaches dangerous heights, Zoey realises she…

‘THE LONELIEST GIRL IN THE UNIVERSE’ by Lauren James

Can you fall in love with someone you’ve never met, never even spoken to – someone who is light years away? Romy Silvers is the only surviving crew-member of a spaceship travelling to a new planet, on a mission to establish a second home for humanity amongst the stars. Alone in space, she is the…

‘THE START OF ME AND YOU’ by Emery Lord

Can you plan happiness? It’s been a year since Paige’s first boyfriend died in a swimming accident and it’s time she rejoined the real world. So she makes a plan: 1. Date a boy (long-standing crush Ryan Chase seems like the perfect choice) 2. Attend parties (with best friends by your side: doable) 3. Join…

BOOKMAS DAY 12: top 10 2017 releases

I can’t believe it’s the last day of BOOKMAS 2017 and that Christmas is tomorrow (actually, I’m pre-writing these posts at the end of Novemeber…). To end this blogathon, I’m going to be showing you my top ten favourite books that were released in 2017. I’ll be doing the top books I read in 2017…

BOOKMAS DAY 11: 2018 anticipated releases

A new year means a heap of new books coming out that I can’t wait to get to. Here are four books that I am highly anticipating next year;   Obsidio – Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff Kady, Ezra, Hanna, and Nik narrowly escaped with their lives from the attacks on Heimdall station and now…

BOOKMAS DAY 10: authors i met/interviewed in 2017

This year I was lucky enough to attend a few book launches and events that authors attended, and I was also able to do Q&A’s with a few authors on my blog. PENGUIN TEEN AUS SHOWCASE Krystal Sutherland – author of Our Chemical Hearts Jennifer Niven – author of All the Bright Places & Holding Up…

BOOKMAS DAY 9: best covers of 2017

I know you’re not supposed to judge books by their covers, but I get a lot more excited about picking up a book to read if it has a really nice cover. Today, I’m showing you my top 10 favourite covers of books released in 2017!   What was your favourite cover of 2017?  

BOOKMAS DAY 8: poetry collections i read in 2017

One reading genre I’ve definitely fallen in love with this year is poetry; specifically modern poetry. This year I read six collections by a few different poets, and even though I want to read a million more, poetry books are just so expensive (why? they’re only like 100 pages!)!! Here are the six collections I…

BOOKMAS DAY 7: #LoveOzYA i read in 2017

As much as I love reading YA books from all around the world, I love picking up books by Australian authors and being able to support and promote local content. Today, I’m going to be talking about the top 8 YA novels by Australian authors that I read this year; (Last year I also spoke…

BOOKMAS DAY 6: underrated books from 2017

Isn’t it just the best when you pick up a book that you’ve never heard of before, have absolutely no intentions, and then it ends up being one of your favourite books? I’ve read a few books like this this year, and I often want to talk to people about it or hear what everyone…