Category: Books

  • Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

    Piranesi is the highly anticipated second book by Susanna Clarke, author of bestselling fantasy book Jonathan Strange and Mr Norell. This new book might not compare in size to Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, but it keeps its heart. Centred on the story of a thirty-something-year-old man, readers find themselves reading journal entries of this […]

  • Lobizona by Romina Garber | Wednesday Books Blog Tour

    Lobizona by Romina Garber is the story of Argentinian Manuela ‘Manu’ Azul who currently lives undocumented in Miami, Florida with her mother. However, there is something special about Manu, her eyes are unlike anyone else she has met — they are gold and star shaped. This strangeness has forced her to live cooped up in […]

  • Queendom of Seven Lakes by A.B Endacott

    “Your Majesty, I take life. I am not certain that my skills actually extend to preserving it.” There are always those who are willing to pay for someone else’s death.  Publisher: A.B Endacott ISBN: 9780648187509 Pages: 292 Publication Date: November 15th 2017 RRP: $20.90 AUD Personal Rating: 4.5/5 Queendom of Seven Lakes is a high fantasy novel set […]

  • You Were Made For Me by Jenna Guillaume 

    Thank you to Pan Macmillan Australia for giving me an eArc in exchange for an honest review! Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia ISBN: 176055913X Pages: 336 Publication Date: 11 August 2020 RRP: $17.99 AUD Personal Rating: 5/5 You Were Made for Me by Jenna Guillaume is a hilarious romcom that you need in your life! It follows the story of Katie who […]

  • Kokomo by Victoria Hannan

    Kokomo by Victoria Hannan is a novel of a mother and a daughter dealing with grief, love and yearning while learning to see each other as more than what their imagination created. The book opens in London with Mina receiving the news that her agoraphobic mother in Melbourne left the house after twelve years minutes […]

  • Requesting Books from Australian Publishers

    Part of the fun of being is a book blogger is getting the privilege to read books before their release date, review it and help hype it up. However, no one really tells you how to contact publishers on getting the chance of receiving advance reader copies (arcs). Especially since the book blogging community is […]

  • Crescent City: House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J Mass

    Crescent City follows the story of half-fae Bryce Quinlan as she tries to solve the murder of her closest friends. Bryce is partnered up with fallen angel Hunt Athalar, who is enslaved to the city’s Archangels governor after his failed rebellion. Together they discover secrets of the people closest to them and uncover dark dealings […]

  • The Girl and the Whispering Shadow by D.E Night

    I received this ebook in exchange for an honest review by Stories Untold LLC. All opinions are my own. Recap: Crowns of Croswald follows the story of Ivy Lovely, a young girl who finds herself forced out of her home and enrolled to study magic at the Halls of Ivy. While studying at her magic, […]

  • The Year the Maps Changed by Danielle Binks

    The Year the Maps Changed follows 12-year-old Winniefred “Fred” life in Sorrento, Victoria when 400 Kosovar-Albanian refugees arrive to be kept at one of Australia’s ‘safe havens.’ Unlike most other middle grade novels this coming of age story isn’t about Fred ‘growing up’ but instead its about her dealing with change in the midst of […]

  • Ruthless Gods (Something Dark and Holy #2 ) by Emily A. Duncan

    Ruthless Gods, the sequel to Emily A. Duncan’s debut novel Wicked Saints, is set several months after the events of book one as Nadya tries to figure out how to get the pantheon of gods talking to her as she lives in Serefin’s castle under a false title. Serefin, now king, is trying to keep his country from […]