This month, I’m delighted to be looking at Hate Is Such a Strong Word by Sarah Ayoub, a Lebanese-Australian writer from Western Sydney. Seventeen-year-old Sophie is the epitome of a “good Lebanese girl”, yet she struggles to reconcile her feminist beliefs with her father’s expectations … Read on!Read More
Untidy Towns by Kate O’Donnell is wickedly funny and touching tale of finding yourself in unexpected places – literally so, as seventeen-year-old Adelaide (Addie) flees her boarding school in Melbourne to return to her hometown of Emyvale, in rural Victoria.
Slow-paced and observant, Untidy Towns reflects on life’s simple pleasures and in-between moments, like curling up with a new book ... Read on!Read More
Welcome to my new book blog! Each month, I will review an awesome Aus YA book that has lingered in my thoughts long after the last page.
So here goes! For my first book review, there could be no other choice but the groundbreaking Begin End Begin: A #LoveOzYA Anthology, published in May 2017 by HarperCollins and edited by Danielle Binks … Read on!Read More