Title: Moxie Author: Jennifer Mathieu Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Pages: 340 Publisher: Hachette Australia Synopsis: Vivian Carter is fed up. Fed up with her high school teachers who think the football team can do no wrong. Fed up with sexist dress codes, hallway harassment and gross comments from guys during class. But most of all, … Continue reading


Ah, the dreaded first sentence. Any writers out there know how hard it can be to think up a first sentence that will not only start the story but really hook the reader as well. Of course, you don't have to have a quirky, gripping first sentence, but I personally love when books have them. … Continue reading

So, Halloween is coming up, even though here in Australia we don't really celebrate it at all. I figured it would be fun to talk about some of the books on my TBR that are spooky, creepy, or just thrilling reads. I don't plan on reading these in October, and some I probably won't even … Continue reading

Title: Easy Author: Tammara Webber Genre: New Adult, Contemporary, Romance Pages: 322 Publisher: Razorbill (Penguin) Synopsis: "I took a deep breath and exhaled it slowly before turning around. It was Lucas who stood there. His gaze was penetrating, not wavering for a moment, and my pulse hammered under his silent scrutiny. I couldn't remember the … Continue reading

Title: The Last Namsara Author: Kristen Ciccarelli Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 418 Synopsis: In the beginning, there was the Namsara: the child of sky and spirit, who carried love and laughter wherever he went. But where there is light, there must be dark—and so there was also the Iskari. The child … Continue reading

Hey friends! I don't usually do monthly wrap-ups because a) I don't tend to read all that much and b) the books that I do read are usually ones I also review on my blog so I feel like I don't need to talk about them again, you get me? But, this month has been … Continue reading

  Title: Wonder Woman Warbringer Author: Leigh Bardugo Genre: Young Adult, Urban Fantasy, Retelling Pages: 384 Publisher: Penguin Teen Australia Synopsis: Diana is desperate to prove herself to her warrior sisters. But when the opportunity comes, she throws away her chance at glory and breaks Amazon law to save a mere mortal, Alia Keralis. With … Continue reading