Tag: fiction

The Starless Sea Review: Where Did it Go Wrong?

The Starless Sea Review: Where Did it Go Wrong?

As someone who enjoyed The Night Circus, with its enchanting imagery and whimsical storytelling, I was excited about The Starless Sea, particularly after reading the intriguing synopsis. It sounded completely magical as an ode to storytelling and the tales that are told, with a labyrinth filled with secrets. Sadly, the reading experience didn’t quite match up […]

December 3, 2019 | 3 Comments
Ninth House Review: Revenge, the Occult and Secret Societies

Ninth House Review: Revenge, the Occult and Secret Societies

Please take note of the trigger warnings before delving into this book because the depictions are incredibly detailed and dark. Trigger warnings: child rape and sexual abuse, date rape, drug and substance use, overdose, self-harm, murder, blood, gore, PTSD and grief  Like most of the blogosphere, Ninth House is one of our most highly anticipated books […]

October 18, 2019 | 6 Comments
#LoveOzYA Anthologies: Kindred and Underdog

#LoveOzYA Anthologies: Kindred and Underdog

We have no shortage of amazing writers in Australia – after all, there’s an entire hashtag dedicated to it under #LoveOzYA! Two recent anthologies focus on stories from our amazing #LoveOzYA authors – Kindred: 12 Queer #LoveOzYA Stories and Underdog: #LoveOzYA Short Stories. Kindred obviously focuses on queer #ownvoices authors, while Underdog features stories from new authors that were […]

September 24, 2019 | 6 Comments