Mr Romanov’s Garden in the Sky by Robert Newton/The Fall by Tristan Bancks

A few months ago I attended the Penguin Random House Children’s Roadshow, where the publishers detail upcoming releases for children, older readers and young adults. We were lucky enough to receive two proof copies of forthcoming releases for older readers, one of which has since been released, and one which will be released later in … More Mr Romanov’s Garden in the Sky by Robert Newton/The Fall by Tristan Bancks

Jennifer Niven

Jennifer Niven – the queen of second chances.   If you’ve read one of my previous blogs about disappointing and overrated books, you’ll know that I didn’t really enjoy Niven’s first release, All The Bright Places (2015). Here’s what I had to say in that piece: Every time someone asks me about this book, I … More Jennifer Niven

The Girl Before

I was lucky enough to attend the Hachette Australia roadshow last year – and even luckier to receive three great proof copies of upcoming releases! I’ve already reviewed one that I received (and that has now been published!), of Piers Torday’s There May be a Castle, which you can read here! This review will be … More The Girl Before

Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult has been my favourite author for approximately 12 years. It all started with one of my teachers recommending her most well-known titles, My Sister’s Keeper (2004), to the class as one of the best books she had ever read with a twist at the end that she did not see coming. Naturally, I … More Jodi Picoult