Month: July 2017

#LoveOzYaBloggers – Feels

#LoveOzYABloggers is hosted by #LoveOzYA, a community led organisation dedicated to promoting Australian young adult literature. The theme for this fortnight is ‘Feels’. Keep up to date with all new Aussie YA releases with their monthly newsletter, or find out what’s happening with News and Events, or submit your own! My…

The Last Gambi: Excerpt

The Last Gambi by Om Swami Genre: YA Coming of Age Release Date: February 2017 Harper Element (Harper Collins) Summary: Success by design is infinitely better than a win by chance. Vasu Bhatt is fourteen years old when a mysterious old man spots him…

Right Text Wrong Number: YA romance book excerpt

About the Book Title: Right Text Wrong Number Author: Natalie Decker Genre: YA Romance High school juniors Layla and Tyler are complete opposites. Sure she’s a cheerleader and he’s a football player, but she thinks he’s the biggest jerk in the school and he…

The Unexpected Hero: a Guest post by Emma Brady

The Unexpected Hero                 When writing, I almost always start with the hero. I like to find a man who inspires me to build a story around him. I often find it easier to create the conflict from who he is and the type…

#LoveOzYaBloggers – Fantasy

#LoveOzYABloggers is hosted by #LoveOzYA, a community led organisation dedicated to promoting Australian young adult literature. The theme for this fortnight is ‘Fantasy’. Keep up to date with all new Aussie YA releases with their monthly newsletter, or find out what’s happening with News and Events, or submit your own! Today I’ve…

#LoveOzYaBloggers – High School

#LoveOzYABloggers is hosted by #LoveOzYA, a community led organisation dedicated to promoting Australian young adult literature. The theme for this fortnight is ‘High School’. Keep up to date with all new Aussie YA releases with their monthly newsletter, or find out what’s happening with News and Events, or submit your own!…

June 2017 Round Up

Things have been a bit slow for me on the reading/blogging front since I went back to work. So, I’ve lumped May and June together in my round up. Only problem with that is, I have to stretch my burned-out brain back to May…