The Inside a Dog Inky Awards , which are run by The Centre for Youth Literature at State Library Victoria, are the only young adult novel awards in Australia that are judged and voted on solely by teenagers. A few weeks back, I posted to share my excitement at seeing some of my favourite ya books make … Continue reading The 2018 Inky Awards Shortlist Has Been Announced & Voting is Now Open!
The 2018 Inky Awards longlist was recently announced and I was excited to see some of my favourite books make the cut. The Inside A Dog Inky Awards are run by the State Library Victoria and looks at the best YA books, both from Australia and Internationally. Here are some of my favourites from the list, … Continue reading 2018 Inky Awards Longlist- Which Book is Your Favourite?
This is my first time taking part in First Line Fridays, a weekly feature hosted by Wandering Words in which you are asked to judge a book by its opening lines. The rules can be seen below: Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open … Continue reading First Lines Fridays- 26/01/18
Inspired by Gideon's love of lists in Beautiful Mess by Claire Christian, I decided to get creative with this review and make my own list of things that I loved about the novel. Characters. I loved both the diversity and the depth of the characters in this novel; each character, from the two main protagonists … Continue reading Beautiful Mess, Claire Christian- Review
WWW Wednesday is currently hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. The three questions are: What have you recently finished reading? What are you currently reading? What are you planning to read next? Recently Finished? I recently finished reading Beautiful Mess by Claire Christian. It was a beautifully written, sad and surprisingly … Continue reading WWW Wednesday- 03/01/18
After reading and enjoying Melissa Keil's novel, The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl, picking up this novel seemed like an absolute no brainer. Set in rainy Melbourne, The Secret Science of Magic is a beautifully written story of friendship and love between two unlikely teenage characters; a genius and a magician. The story incorporates a … Continue reading The Secret Science of Magic, Melissa Keil