Tag: aussie

Review: Lifespan of Starlight, Thalia Kalkipsakis

Review: Lifespan of Starlight, Thalia Kalkipsakis

Scout is an illegal living in Melbourne in 2084. She has no ID chip implanted to make her a citizen, but she and her mum get by on one set of rations and Scout’s hacking abilities to get by. Everything changes when Scout witnesses something amazing in Footscray Park –… Read more »

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Podcast Episode #28: Angels in YA + Giveaway

Podcast Episode #28: Angels in YA + Giveaway

  Welcome to the twenty-eighth episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Angelya. This episode is part of a series where we talk about YA books in a certain genre. This week we are very happy to welcome special guest Paula Weston to talk about her… Read more »

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Review: The Cracks in the Kingdom, Jaclyn Moriarty

Review: The Cracks in the Kingdom, Jaclyn Moriarty

– A quirky but brilliant roller-coaster ride of magic, science and friendship. I love this series! Please note: This is my review for the second book in the Colours of Madeleine series and so contains spoilers for the first. You might like to read my review for the first book,… Read more »

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Review: Bitroux: The Metalsmith, Jordan Harcourt-Hughes

Review: Bitroux: The Metalsmith, Jordan Harcourt-Hughes

Merouac is overseeing the construction of one of the railway lines being built across the continent, and building metal trinkets in his time off. He has just started looking after his young niece, Evra, after her mother died. Merouac thinks he might be losing it when he begins to see… Read more »

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Review: Aurora: Pegasus, Amanda Bridgeman

Review: Aurora: Pegasus, Amanda Bridgeman

Please note: Aurora: Pegasus is the second book in this series so this review contains spoilers for the first book. You may prefer to read my review for Aurora: Darwin instead. Captain Saul Harris and the rest of the crew from the Aurora are enjoying some much needed time off… Read more »

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Review: Akarnae, Lynette Noni

Review: Akarnae, Lynette Noni

Alex turns up to start the year at her new boarding school, only to step through a doorway into the Akarnae Academy – a school in the world of Medora. It’s not long before there’s a strange threat to the school and Alex must use her knowledge of the ancient and enigmatic… Read more »

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Review: Skin, Ilka Tampke

Review: Skin, Ilka Tampke

Ailia is a foundling, without a place in society and not allowed to undertake the learning that she yearns for. The Mothers, the mysterious guardians of her people, have other ideas, calling Ailia to their realm to teach her the knowledge she will need to lead her people against the… Read more »

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Review: Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean, Kirsty Murray

Review: Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean, Kirsty Murray

Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean is a collection of short, speculative stories written and illustrated by Australian and Indian authors. Some are collaborations, while others were written independently. There are several stories that use pictures but most are in the usual short story format. Some of the Aussie authors… Read more »

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Review: Endsinger, Jay Kristoff

Review: Endsinger, Jay Kristoff

Jay Kristoff’s Lotus War trilogy comes to its epic conclusion in Endsinger. How do I write this review without gushing about how much I loved this series? I’m not sure that’s possible. The Lotus Guild and what remains of the Shogun’s samurai are hell-bent on wiping out what’s left of… Read more »

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Review: Daughters of the Storm, Kim Wilkins

Review: Daughters of the Storm, Kim Wilkins

Bluebell, warrior and heir to the throne has been called back to the Royal city with her four sisters – their father, King Aelthric, has fallen ill, into a strange troubled coma. The five princesses set out on a secret journey to find a cure for this strange affliction. Meanwhile,… Read more »

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