Tag: young adult

Review: Ghost House, Alexandra Adornetto

Review: Ghost House, Alexandra Adornetto

I’ve not read anything else by Alexandra Adornetto but considering she’s 21 and this is her 7th published novel I was willing to give it a shot. Besides it’s been awhile since I’ve read a good creepy ghost story so I was excited to sink my teeth into this one…. Read more »

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Review: Shimmer, Paula Weston

Review: Shimmer, Paula Weston

I love this series. How to write a review without gushing like a fangirl? Please note: This is my review of the third book in the Rephaim series. I’ve marked spoilers for the first two books – Shadows and Haze, but If you’d like to remain spoiler-free, go check out my… Read more »

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Review: Masquerade, Kylie Fornasier

Review: Masquerade, Kylie Fornasier

This is Philippa and Angelya’s joint audio review of Masquerade. It’s an excerpt from Episode 11 of the Tea in the Treetops podcast, recorded on August 5, 2014. To listen to the full episode, click here. If you are reading in a feed reader and cannot see the player below,… Read more »

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Review: Masquerade, Kylie Fornasier

Review: Masquerade, Kylie Fornasier

It’s just a mini review today as I promised Angelya we would do a proper review/discussion of this one in our podcast next week as she’s still reading it. Anyone who listens to our podcast will most likely know that ever since attending PTA Live Brisbane earlier in the year… Read more »

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Review: Chasing Stars, Helen Douglas

Review: Chasing Stars, Helen Douglas

I am so glad I picked up Chasing Stars I really enjoyed this one!  The first book was a bit average, there was instalove and it was very much a younger teen novel, I also felt that the ending was rushed and it was a bit unsatisfactory.  While book 2 suffered from… Read more »

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Review: Dollhouse, Anya Allyn

Review: Dollhouse, Anya Allyn

When I first saw the cover of Dollhouse on Netgalley I was instantly attracted to it – it was so different to many YA covers out there.  I then realised that the book was by an Australian author and my mind was made up I wanted to read this book! … Read more »

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Review: Elusion, Claudia Gabel & Cheryl Klam

Review: Elusion, Claudia Gabel & Cheryl Klam

I was very excited to read Elusion.  Apart from a beautiful cover it sounded a bit like a YA version of Tad William’s Otherland series and I simply love this idea of entering into Virtual Reality that is so advanced you feel like you are quite literally in another world…. Read more »

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Review: The Murder Complex, Lindsay Cummings

Review: The Murder Complex, Lindsay Cummings

The Murder Complex is set in the future like most dystopians and boy is this one creepy screwed up world! In fact I don’t think a world has disturbed me quite so much since reading Neal Shusterman’s Unwind and that is saying something.  This story is centred around 2 characters… Read more »

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Review: Side Effects May Vary, Julie Murphy

Review: Side Effects May Vary, Julie Murphy

I find after getting involved with reviewing and Goodreads that I’m inundated with books I’m desperate to read, fantastic books for the most part as I’ve gotten better at reading between the lines of book blurbs and other reviews at sifting out books I will generally like.  What all these… Read more »

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