#ROMANCELANDIA REVIEW: ITALIAN BILLIONAIRE’S STUBBORN LOVER BY LESLIE NORTH

"Giving up on the Romano del Mare was like giving up on the dream of finding love, and it broke Adeline's heart" (p. 13). This is the first time I read a book by Leslie North, and honestly, I am so happy that I was able to immerse myself into the 'Italian Billionaire's Stubborn Lover'. 'Italian Billionaire's Stubborn Lover' does [...]

AUSTRALIAN FICTION REVIEW: ME AND MR BOOKER BY CORY TAYLOR

Oh, Lord. From the perspective of an Australian reader, I do understand the reasons as to why Me and Mr Booker received critical acclaim and vibrant reviews, not only from Australian critics but global reviewers as well. However, I found it to be one of the most ridiculous novels I have ever read. Claiming it to [...]

YA REVIEW: BEFORE I LET GO BY MARIEKE NIJKAMP

"In Lost, difference comes at a price..." Before I Let Go by Marieke Nijkamp is a haunting thriller that will stay with the reader long after they turn the final page. It tells an emotional story of loss, grief and the inhumanity a community can condone in order to fulfil their selfish desires. The main narrative [...]

REVIEW: MODERN CLASSIC BOOK PIC OF THE MONTH

THE CRUCIBLE BY ARTHUR MILLER “…children of a history which still sucks at the Devil’s teats.” (p. 38) Is it blasphemous that I have not read The Crucible till now? I went through my entire high school experience without ever being in any sort of contact with this book (nor did we ever learn about the [...]

YA REVIEW: HOW TO HANG A WITCH BY ADRIANA MATHER

“Maybe I can break the pattern I have with them. Everything about this curse seems to be a pattern. If I can break one link in the chain, it might help” (p. 254). How To Hang A Witch by Adriana Mather is such an addictive read, and I literally could not put it down. I [...]

YA REVIEW: UNEARTHED BY AMIE KAUFMAN AND MEAGAN SPOONER

PERGITE SI AUDETIS. The Almighty Duo are back at it again! Kick-ass female protagonist? Check. Awesome as hell male protagonist? Check. Breath-taking, edge-of-your-seat action? Check. Space? DOUBLE CHECK. Ok, so if you don't know by now, I'm an Australian book blogger, so I was lucky enough to get my hands on this book last year! [...]

ADULT FICTION REVIEW: TWISTED THREADS BY KAYLIN MCFARREN

Twisted Threads by Kaylin McFarren is a revenge-based fiction novel that focuses on finding absolution through murder. Published by Creative Edge Publishing LLC in November 2017, McFarren brings the forth a story that is both sensual and mysterious with a strong female lead, Mariko Mitsui, who works as an assassin for the infamous Zakua-kai Yakuza family [...]