Posts Tagged: Book Review

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Review: The First Third by Will Kostakis

Review: The First Third by Will Kostakis

January 18, 2015 Review 30 ★★★

One of the things I’ve been meaning to do for a very long time is read more Australian fiction. Not just books written by Aussies, but books set in the country I’ve grown up in. THE FIRST THIRD is the first book with an Aussie setting I’ve read in a very long time. It’s set in Sydney with a brief stop in Melbourne, two cities I’ve only briefly spent time in, but it was familiar none the less. The sayings and character’s personalities and stuff all felt so familiar. Read more »

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Review: Quintana of Charyn by Melina Marchetta

Review: Quintana of Charyn by Melina Marchetta

January 5, 2015 Review 24 ★★★★

I am 90% certain almost everything I say here I have already said in my review for the first two Lumatere Chronicle novels. Yet that’s not going to stop me from saying it all again. I will drill these words into your head until you pick up this series. Because you have to. They’re set in a really brilliant, detailed world that is dark and fun with the most amazing characters you will care more about than the plot. Read more »

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