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Written by Brenda Kearns

This novella explores the drawbacks of the foster care system and the emotions of children who are its victims. The author has had first hand experience with the system and presents her story from the point of view of fourteen year old Allie. 285 more words

Book Reviews

Sea of Stars (Kricket series, book 2) by Amy Bartol

~ Synopsis ~

Eighteen-year-old Kricket Hollowell was looking for her place in the world when she discovered that the universe was bigger—and more dangerous—than she had ever dreamed. 939 more words


The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender

I love this book so much that I don’t think I will ever be the same.

The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton… 467 more words



Hi folks,

This month marks three full years since I published my very first picture book titled The Misadventures of Red Bear. Since that time I have published a further nine picture books and five novels aimed at readers aged eight to Adult. 648 more words

Paul G Day

A somewhat predictable book on a mean girls theme

Don’t Look Back by Jennifer L. Armentrout
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

So after reading and enjoying E Lockhart’s We Were Liars I decided I’d stick with the Young Adult genre and try another of 2014’s best reviewed books Don’t Look Back. 354 more words

Book Review

Books Read in January & February 2015

Slapstick or Lonesome No More! is one of Kurt Vonnegut’s later novels but this is my first reading of his work. As an Australian reader, a quarter of the American references flew over my head but the satirical heart of the story is strong. 328 more words

The Monster Goddess Book Club: February Review

Another month, another book!

This is the second review of the Monster Goddess Book Club, a collaboration with The Book Goddess. You can still participate in reading along with us in March! 431 more words