Floored by Sara Barnard et al

“Floored” is a collaborative novel written by Sara Barnard, Holly Bourne, Tanya Byrne, Non Pratt, Melinda Salisbury, Lisa Williamson, and Eleanor Wood. The authors all met in an elevator, and then decided to write the story of six very different teens who also met in an elevator, but the story only checks in on them […]

Game Review: Florence

Florence Developer: Mountains Publisher: Annapurna Interactive Release Date: 14 February 2020 Genre: Casual Platform: Switch RRP: $8.95 AUS   Florence Yeoh feels a little… stuck. Her life is an endless routine of work, sleep, and spending too much time on social media. Then one day, she meets a cello player named Krish who changes everything […]

Where Do You Stop Reading?

Hello, fellow book lovers! Have you ever wondered about the unique points where readers decide to pause, stop, or even give up on a book altogether? The rhythm of reading is as diverse as the stories we immerse ourselves in. Join us as we delve into the intriguing world of where readers choose to hit […]

Cliffhanger vs breadcrumbing

Cliffhanger vs breadcrumbing When reading a book in a series, it’s common to encounter an ending that leaves you hanging, waiting for the next instalment. This is known as a cliffhanger. While it may be tempting for authors to leave readers on the edge of their seats, this tactic can often backfire and leave readers […]

Destination Anywhere by Sara Barnard

I am mad at myself for waiting so long to dive into Destination Anywhere, but in my defence, the title and blurb are… not great. It’s downright misleading. The main character, Peyton, doesn’t just randomly buy the first plane ticket she can: she researches where she’s going and carefully chooses Canada. It’s a lovely title, […]

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