Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Australia

Mini Reviews #1: Seven Days, Magonia, How They Met

Mini Reviews #1: Seven Days, Magonia, How They Met

Seven Days is a compelling and disturbing story of bullying and abuse, from the perspective of the bully and the victim. It started out rather cliche, with the mean girl Kez and her band of skinny, popular friends cheering her on. Their target is the overweight Jess, who has low self esteem and suicidal tendencies. […]

The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury Review: A Twisty Fantasy

The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury Review: A Twisty Fantasy

Secrets, lies, twists and turns, evil queens, sin eating and killing touches…I really enjoyed The Sin Eater’s Daughter. It contained some really awesome concepts, including: Sin eating – Clearing the deceased of their sins by absorbing them through a feast Daunen Embodied – the Queen’s personal executioner and descendant from the Gods, who absorbs poison and kills with a […]

All Fall Down by Ally Carter Review: Not About Spies

All Fall Down by Ally Carter Review: Not About Spies

There is one thing I need to say about this book: All Fall Down is not about spies, political espionage or global conspiracy. These things are over-emphasised based on its setting of foreign embassies. What it’s actually about, is a girl suffering from PTSD after witnessing her mother’s murder 10 years ago who clearly needs closure. There is a […]

February 9, 2015 | 46 Comments