Miscellaneous

Book Review – Becoming Kirrali Lewis

Author: Jane HarrisonPublisher: Magabala Books (2015)Genre: Historical fiction (for a YA readership) “For Kirrali, life in 1985 was pretty chill. Sure, she was an Aboriginal girl adopted into a white family, but she was cool with that. She knew where she was headed – to a law degree – even if she didn’t know who… Continue reading Book Review – Becoming Kirrali Lewis

Books featuring a sibling with a mental illness

Book Review – The Art of Saving the World

Author: Corinne DuvysPublisher: Amulet Books (September 2020)Genre: Sci-fi (for a YA readership) Image source I was lucky enough to receive an e-ARC of this novel, as a reviewer whose anxiety manifests much like Hazel’s.  Having enjoyed On the Edge of Gone, I wasn’t surprised that I enjoyed The Art of Saving the World as well.… Continue reading Book Review – The Art of Saving the World

Books featuring a sibling with a mental illness

Book Review – Again, Again

Author: E. Lockhart Genre: Contemporary fiction (for a YA readership) Publisher: Allen and Unwin (2020) “That summer she would fall in and out of love more than once, in different ways, in different possible worlds. In every world, she was consumed with the intense contradictions of her heart. Adelaide wanted to be rescued and she… Continue reading Book Review – Again, Again

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Book Review – The Theory of Hummingbirds

Author: Michelle Kadarusman Publisher: UQP (2020) Genre: Contemporary fiction (for a middle-grade readership) “Alba has been best friends with Levi since forever. They’re both obsessed with hummingbirds and spend their lunch times hiding out in the school library. She normally doesn’t mind that Levi’s got a acky science theory on just about everything. But when… Continue reading Book Review – The Theory of Hummingbirds

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Book Review – You Belong Here

Author: Laurie Steed Publisher: Margaret River Press (2018) Genre: Domestic fiction “Jen and Steven meet at sixteen and marry at eighteen. Soon they’re the parents of three young children. Initially, the kids keep them together until love turns to lies and the family implodes. As they become adults, each child faces love and loss in… Continue reading Book Review – You Belong Here