The Year We Fell From Space

by Amy Sarig King reviewed by Mia Macrossan Amy Sarig King has  published many critically acclaimed young adult novels under the name A.S. King, including Please Ignore Vera Dietz, which was named a Michael L. Printz Honor Book, and Ask the Passengers, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. This latest title, writing as Amy Sarig … Continue reading The Year We Fell From Space

The Longest Night of Charlie Noon

written by Christopher Edge reviewed by Leslee Anne Hewson This adventure story is fascinating because of its historical references and science input. Edge wrote a complicated but accessible story which  included factual information about codes and code-breaking – The Freemason’s Code, Morse Code and the Enigma Code. His  three main characters are based on three … Continue reading The Longest Night of Charlie Noon

Unpacking Harper Holt

Written by Di Walker  Reviewed by Margie McKay-Lowndes In this emotive coming of age story, set in a picturesque beach-side suburb of Melbourne, Di Walker’s debut novel presents a story of hope in the face of unimaginable grief and loss. The Holts - Mum, Dad and Harper are constantly on the move due to Dad’s … Continue reading Unpacking Harper Holt