Kat, Incorrigible, written by Stephanie Burgis, was originally published as A Most Improper Magick. I read the book to review it, and as is often the case lately, I didn’t even read the synopsis before diving into the story. As a result, I had no ...
My Not-So-Still Life revolves around an average teenager who is ready to grow up, move out, and do important things. Vanessa always wants to be different and stick out from the crowd. She wants to explore the person she really is, and she does this ...
Graceling meets Beauty and the Beast in this sweeping fantasy about one girl’s journey to fulfill her destiny and the monster who gets in her way-by stealing her heart.
Based on the classic fairy tale Beauty and the Beast, Cruel Beauty is a dazzling love story ...
It’s 20 years since I was in high school and back then the term ‘bullying’ wasn’t even part of the vernacular. Didn’t mean girls and bad behaviour exist in my day? Of course. They have been around forever.
Rebecca Starford’s memoir Bad Behaviour is an insightful, ...
Twelve-year-old Georgia Tate wishes she could stay home in Mississippi forever with her preacher granddaddy and her best friend Ginger. After losing her nana to a heart attack, she desperately wishes she could tell her granddaddy why she can’t possibly move in with Daddy — ...
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WARNING: There is a fair bit of adult content to contend with, so not for younger readers
I was reading this book with the express purpose of a book versus movie write up; however, after watching the trailer, I don’t think I’ll be sinking money into ...
I’ll be the first to admit that because of this cover and because of this title, I assumed this book was going to be about a girl who likes “dating” bad boys. I was excited to see a YA book, where a teenage girl isn’t ...
Joe’s twin brother, Alvin, disappeared. And with him went Joe’s tenuous grip on real life. The rest of it: the road trip, the maybe-murder, the burned-down house–all of that came later.
At eighteen, Joe is stuck in limbo. Directionless and simple, he blows through his ...
Our fashion blogger, Christopher Glabb, has just just started vlogging on YouTube. Check out his channel and learn more about his love of cats and the ghost in his house!
This is such a great opportunity for YA fiction writers in Australia and NZ!
The entry form for 2015 applications can be found at the Text Publishing website.
The prize is open to writers of all ages based in Australia and New Zealand; only hard copy submissions delivered by post are accepted. Further terms and conditions can be found on the entry form.
You can now purchase a virtual boxed set of the Night Creatures trilogy on Amazon UK for a reduced price: Burn Bright, Angel Arias, and Shine Light all in one download.
So as you can see we have a slight re-design of the front page. I wanted to bring the reviews into more focus, along with our columns, in the big slider at the top.
Great news everyone! As of NOW, we’ve expanded book club to Goodreads. You’ll still get the first reviews here but discussion will take place here and there.
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