Tag: aussie author

Giveaway (AUS) & Review: The Bit In Between by Claire Varley

Giveaway (AUS) & Review: The Bit In Between by Claire Varley

The Bit In Between is a fun, vibrant book about two artistic beings – a poet and writer, who meet on a plane, and decide to travel to the Solomon Islands for writing inspiration. The writing was really easy to get into, and it felt like a really light island comedy romance, with eccentric characters, […]

The Last Girl & The Last Shot by Michael Adams Reviews: Thought Provoking Aussie YA

The Last Girl & The Last Shot by Michael Adams Reviews: Thought Provoking Aussie YA

Today I review two Aussie YA reads, The Last Girl and The Last Shot which is a dystopian set in Sydney. These books are currently only available in Australia at the moment but with enough interest, hopefully overseas! The Last Girl by Michael Adams Published by Allen & Unwin on October 1, 2013 Genres: Dystopian, Young Adult Source: Publisher The end of […]

Sweet Damage by Rebecca James Review: Complex creepy psychological thriller

Sweet Damage by Rebecca James Review: Complex creepy psychological thriller

Sweet Damage is the first book I’ve read that explores agoraphobia, a debilitating, traumatising and downright scary anxiety disorder that prevents the sufferer from being in public. Rebecca James captures the sheer horror and immense anxiety that comes with the condition perfectly. Tim Ellison finds the perfect opportunity to rent a cheap room in a beautiful, […]

October 16, 2013 | 38 Comments
Beautiful Malice by Rebecca James Review: Friendship with malicious intent

Beautiful Malice by Rebecca James Review: Friendship with malicious intent

Beautiful Malice is about an unhealthy friendship that turns toxic and malicious. From its innocent beginnings getting to know a person, breaking them out of their shell and suddenly becoming BFFs, the novel takes an unexpected dive where the same friend becomes psychotic, co-dependent and downright scary. I haven’t read any books that delve into the topic […]

October 14, 2013 | 27 Comments