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Oct 07
Blog Tour: The Last Girl by Michael Adams – Interview

Blog Tour: The Last Girl by Michael Adams – Interview

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Today I've got an interview with Michael Adams, author of the Australian YA thriller The Last Girl, to share with my awesome readers. Here's a little about the book (doesn't it sound awesome?), make sure to add it to all your to-read lists! The Last Girl is published in Australia by the wonderful folk at Allen and Unwin, and is available right now at all great bookstores and online.

1. Could you please tell us a little about The Last Girl?

The Last Girl is a new kind of apocalypse.

The novel imagines what might happen if we...

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Sep 20
Every Breath by Ellie Marney

Every Breath by Ellie Marney

Reviews 2 ★★★★

This book is so good! I was absolutely hooked from the prologue (it’s a punchy prologue!), and it only got better from there! I enjoyed the characters, the mystery, and the vivid sense of place, and am looking forward to the next two books in the series. Set in Melbourne,…

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Jun 03
Reboot by Amy Tintera

Reboot by Amy Tintera

Reviews 0

Another case of a supposedly kick-butt heroine falling to pieces the first time a cute boy looks in her direction. Although it is based around an awesome idea – young victims of a deadly virus can come back to life and are used by the government as assassins – Reboot…

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May 27
Spirit by Brigid Kemmerer

Spirit by Brigid Kemmerer

Reviews 0 ★★★★

Date published: 1st June 2013 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Format: Paperback, 312 pages Series: Elementals, Book 3 ISBN 13: 9781743310762 ISBN 10: 1743310765 Categories: YA – Paranormal Goodreads / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided by the publisher for review Hunter Garrity just wants to be left alone. He has learned the hard way that his unusual…

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May 08
The Monster by Garth Nix & Sean Williams

The Monster by Garth Nix & Sean Williams

Reviews 0 ★★★

I think this series is improving: the action is better in this instalment, and the story flows more smoothly. The main premise behind The Monster is intriguing, and it’s definitely executed better than Troubletwisters, but I would have liked to see a discussion of the nature of The Evil and why…

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May 07
Troubletwisters by Garth Nix & Sean Williams

Troubletwisters by Garth Nix & Sean Williams

Reviews 2 ★★½

I’m not in the target audience for this book, so I’m going to try to review this in terms of how I would have liked it when I was (a little) younger. I think Troubletwisters can be summed up rather quickly as simple – simple in plot, characterisation, language and…

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Apr 26
Holier Than Thou by Laura Buzo

Holier Than Thou by Laura Buzo

Reviews 0 ★★★

Blogging Outside the Box is a  feature at Speculating on SpecFic, where books outside the SFF banner are reviewed. It is intended to highlight some of the non speculative fiction titles I am reading and share my thoughts with readers. Date published: 21st May 2012 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Format: Paperback, 291 pages…

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Apr 24
Song of the Slums by Richard Harland

Song of the Slums by Richard Harland

Reviews 1

Date published: 24th April 2013 Publisher: Allen & Unwin AU Format: Paperback, 372 pages ISBN 13: 9781743310052 Categories: YA – Steampunk Goodreads / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by the publisher What if they’d invented Rock ‘n Roll way back in the 19th century? What if it could take over the world and change…

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Feb 01
Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi

Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi

Reviews 0 ★★★

Date published: 1st February 2013 Publisher: Allen & Unwin AU Format: Paperback, 461 pages Series: The Juliette Chronicles, Book 2 ISBN 13: 9781743310939 Categories: YA – Dystopia Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by the publisher Our lips touch and I know I’m going to split at the seams. He…

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