Six Impossible Things by Fiona Wood | Book Review

Australia has a reputation for publishing and producing some of the best young adult books around – from Melina Marchetta to Cath Crowley to Markus Zusak, there’s a whole lot of talent in the land down under. Joining the ranks is Fiona Wood. Six Impossible Things is the first book by Fiona Wood that I’ve read, […]

Zac And Mia by AJ Betts | Book Review

When Zac And Mia by AJ Betts came across my radar, I was immediately excited because it is an Aussie addition to the cancer lit genre and I was curious to see how the book would turn out.

Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta | Book Review

You know how there is that one book that EVERY SINGLE YA READER except for you has read? Or at least, that is how it feels? For me, that one book was Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta which is like a super huge deal of a book in young adult community, at least among the circles that I find myself in.

Love And Other Perishable Items | Laura Buzo | Book Review

I’ve really been on quite a bender of Aussie YA books, given that I have so recently read a few. Add Love And Other Perishable Items by Laura Buzo to the list of books to turn to for a solid, legit read. Buzo’s contemporary book is a quiet read of the desperation of unrequited love. I […]

Out Of This Place | Emma Cameron | Book Review

I think whenever I read a mediocre book I should just balance it out with an Australian young adult book. For real, I have no idea what they do in the land down under, but they sure do produce a hell of a lot of great reads. After reading a particularly terrible American contemporary book, […]

Retro Friday: Looking For Alibrandi Melina Marchetta Book Review

Retro Friday Reviews are hosted by Angieville and is a weekly feature where you review an older title or highlight an under appreciated book. You guys, I’ve FINALLY lost my Melina Marchetta virginity. Based on how much I trust book bloggers and Goodreads for recommendations, you’d think i would have read Marchetta by now. But I’m usually […]