Tag: young adult

Review: Talk Under Water by Kathryn Lomer

Review: Talk Under Water by Kathryn Lomer

A simple refreshing contemporary novel that takes part at sea and on the coastal shores of Hobart Australia. This story sets itself apart and also adds itself to a great list of diverse YA novels coming out recently by introducing the reader to the concept of life without hearing and… Read more »

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Review: Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

Review: Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

I went into this book with trepidation.  While I know that many people loved her debut novel Side Effects May Vary, I personally couldn’t gel with the characters and found that I struggled to relate or identify with the protagonist or the situation even though the flow of writing was… Read more »

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Review: The Cage by Megan Shepherd

Review: The Cage by Megan Shepherd

While this was an easy read unfortunately this book was a bit of a disappointment for me.  The very idea of humans being caged by aliens in a zoo like environment to be watched and researched I found fascinating and terrifying but unfortunately the majority of this book read more… Read more »

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Review: The Corridor by A. N. Willis

Review: The Corridor by A. N. Willis

This was one of those books that I thought sounded interesting and then threw me for six when I realised was an enjoyable thrilling ride I was on.  Its a quick 200 page ebook but due to the enjoyable nature and fluid writing I finished it fast – I started it… Read more »

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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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A Million Times Goodnight by Kristina McBride

A Million Times Goodnight by Kristina McBride

How much can change in a night when you make just one different decision? This is a question that people ask themselves every day and in A Million Times Goodnight, McBride explores two different alternate stories that split off after our protagonist, Hadley makes a decision whether or not to… Read more »

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Review: The Infinite Sea, Rick Yancey

Review: The Infinite Sea, Rick Yancey

– An exciting and heart-breaking continuation of the alien invasion story started in The 5th Wave. The Others launched their attack on Earth, wiping out most of the human population in just a few days. Now, the survivors are scattered and in hiding, except for a few military locations. Cassie,… Read more »

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