Genre: Contemporary

The Boy From Mish Review: A queer Indigenous #LoveOzYa story

The Boy From Mish Review: A queer Indigenous #LoveOzYa story

As a queer Indigenous YA story, The Boy From Mish offers some much needed representation in the #LoveOzYA space. It is a sweet, heartfelt coming of age story about Jackson learning about his sexuality and his attraction to males, particularly his new roommate Tomas. I thought Jackson was a wonderful character, his thoughts and feelings were […]

July 29, 2021 | 0 Comments
Contemporary Reviews: Take Me Home Tonight & The Shape of Thunder

Contemporary Reviews: Take Me Home Tonight & The Shape of Thunder

I love Morgan Matson’s writing and storytelling so much and Take Me Home Tonight did not disappoint. It’s a fun story of unexpected situations, strange coincidences and lots and lots of excitement. Best of all, it’s a great coming-of-age story about all kinds of relationships and figuring out what matters the most to you. The novel follows […]

June 3, 2021 | 4 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in 4 stars, Books, Reviews
Tiger Daughter Review: Growing Up as a Chinese Immigrant in Australia

Tiger Daughter Review: Growing Up as a Chinese Immigrant in Australia

Tiger Daughter is a story of Chinese immigrants, who do what they can do survive after migrating to Australia. Whether it is coping with their crushing pride, unspoken disappointments from losing their previous stature in life, to their children coping with bullying and being different while just trying to live, it covers a lot in a […]

February 2, 2021 | 0 Comments