Peadar O’Guilin David Fickling Books ISBN 9781910989203 RRP $19.99 Age (Children’s/Teenage) Genre Fantasy and magical realism Date of publication September 2016 Reviewer Megan Stuart So often we look for books which will appeal to reluctant readers and forget the very large population of committed readers who enjoy a wide variety of books. Into the mix comes “The call”. This is not for the faint-hearted but it is well written, moves along quickly and is easy to get caught up in. […]
Andrew McGahan Allen and Unwin ISBN 9781760292188 RRP $24.99 Age 10+ Genre Fantasy Date of publication: 27th July 2016 EBook available Reviewer Megan Stuart This is the 4th and final book in the Ship Kings series by acclaimed Australian author Andrew McGahan who is incidentally the recipient of the Australian Vogel Literary Award, the Miles Franklin Literary Award, the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize, The Age book of the Year and The Courier Mail Book of the Year Award. Other books in the […]
Jess Black Celeste Hulme New Frontier Publishing ISBN 9781925059465 RRP $14.99 Age 7+ Date of publication February 2016 Reviewer Megan Stuart Another adventure for Eve and Oscar involving fire breathing dragons and a dragon slayer. Jess Black co wrote the Bindi Wildlife Adventure Series and this time the protagonists are saving a mythical creature from extinction. Readers in our library were very happy to see it arrive.