Publisher: Pan Macmillan AU

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Sep 25
Ashes by Ilsa J. Bick

Ashes by Ilsa J. Bick

Reviews 2 ★★★★

Date published: 29th September 2011 Publisher: Pan Macmillan AU (Quercus) Format: Paperback, 465 pages Series: Ashes Trilogy, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9780857382627 ISBN 10:  0857382624 Categories: Post Apocalyptic YA Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia (AU) / Bookworld Source: bought No, she thought. No, please, God, I'm not seeing this. Seventeen-year-old Alex is hiking through the wilderness when it happens: an earth-shattering electromagnetic pulse that destroys almost everything. Survivors are divided between those who have developed a superhuman sense and those who have aquired a taste for human flesh. These flesh-hunters stalk the land: hungry, ruthless and increasingly clever... Alex meets Tom, a younge army veteran,...

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Sep 24
A Corner of White by Jaclyn Moriarty

A Corner of White by Jaclyn Moriarty

Reviews 3 ★★★★

An unexpectedly sweet and riveting read, A Corner of White follows two teenagers in vastly different worlds, who find solace and comfort in one another amidst their problems. The book is a rich, comforting blend of superbly written contemporary fiction and well realised fantasy – resulting in a unique read…

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Sep 04
Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff

Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff

Reviews 0

Date published: 21 August 2012 Publisher: Pan Macmillan AU Format: Paperback, 451 pages Series: The Lotus War, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9780230762886 ISBN 10: 0230762883 Categories: YA Fantasy Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia (AU) Challenge: 2012 Debut Author Challenge Source: provided for review by the publisher A Dying Land The Shima Imperium verges on collapse. The land has been…

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Aug 31
Spark by Amy Kathleen Ryan

Spark by Amy Kathleen Ryan

Reviews 1

Glow ended with Kieran’s worrying leadership methods and Waverly’s realisation that they have nothing in common anymore. Spark begins a month after and follows Waverly, Kieran and the rest of the children aboard the Empyrean as they race to catch up their sister-ship New Horizons and rescue their captive parents. The…

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May 07
Struck by Jennifer Bosworth

Struck by Jennifer Bosworth

Reviews 0 ★★★★

The plot of Struck is interesting and new. The premise is also believable, that a religious leader could gain so much power and influence after a natural disaster that isolates one of the largest cities in the US. Mia’s addiction to lightening is interesting, and I think the author does a great…

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Jan 13
Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan

Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan

Reviews 0

The first few chapters of the book were very confusing for me because I felt I was missing some key pieces of information, like why these people were on a space ship, how long they had been there, how they produce food and oxygen. When all this was explained a…

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Oct 06
The Emperor’s Knife by Mazarkis Williams

The Emperor’s Knife by Mazarkis Williams

Reviews 0 ★★★½

This is a wonderfully woven tale that centres on the politics in the Emperor’s court. The story is told from the view of four major characters: Prince Sarmin, who has been imprisoned all his life as insurance in case his brother, Emperor Beyon, leaves no heir; Mesema, a plains-woman from…

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