Game Review: Old Man’s Journey

Old Man’s Journey Developer: Broken Rules Publisher: Broken Rules Release Date: XX Month Year Genre: Adventure Platform: Switch RRP: $11.50 AUS Old Man’s Journey, a soul-searching puzzle adventure, tells a story of life, loss, and hope. Interacting with the world around you, you’ll shape the landscape to create the old man’s path forward. Experience heartache […]

The Encounter (Animorphs Graphix #3) by KA Applegate, Michael Grant, and Chris Grine

As a somewhat devoted fan of the original Animorphs series who once spent an entire day reading the Animorphs Wikipedia and learning absolutely nothing new, seeing Tobias’ story faithfully adapted into a beautiful graphic novel was a treat. Not only does the graphic novel capture all the tense adventure of the original story, it updates […]

Standalone Titles Are Underrated

Standalone books are often overlooked in favour of a series, but they deserve more attention. While there’s something satisfying about following the same characters over multiple books, standalone novels offer their own unique benefits. First and foremost, standalone books offer a complete story arc in a single package. There’s no need to wait for the […]

Game Review: A Short Hike

A Short Hike Developer: adamgryu Publisher: adamgryu Release Date: 30 Jul, 2019 Genre: Adventure Platform: Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox one, epic, steam RRP: $11.50 AUS depending on platform   Hike, climb, and soar through the peaceful mountainside landscapes of Hawk Peak Provincial Park. Follow the marked trails or explore the backcountry as you make your […]

Silver in the Mist by Emily Victoria

Despite it taking me literally forever to read this book, I did really enjoy it. This book was published in November 2022 and I am finally reviewing it in April 2023 after taking far too long to finish it. I have no excuse. Despite enjoying it, it didn’t grip me and prevent me from putting […]

Book Recaps: Yay or Nay?

What do you think about authors recapping the previous book before the first chapter? For readers who are invested in a series, waiting for the next installment can be a challenge, particularly if it’s been a while since they last picked up the story. In such cases, some authors choose to provide a recap of […]

Game Review: The Gardens Between Us

The Gardens Between Us Developer: The Voxel Agents Publisher: The Voxel Agents Release Date: 20 Sep, 2018 Genre: Adventure, puzzle Platform: Switch (available on mobile, Playstation, Xbox, Steam etc) RRP: $24.95 AUS depending on platform   The Gardens Between is a surreal puzzle adventure that follows best friends, Arina and Frendt, as they fall into […]

A Glasshouse of Stars by Shirley Marr

This is a touching and poignant middle-grade novel that explores themes of family, friendship, and belonging. The story follows the a-mazing Meixing Lim, a young girl who immigrates to Australia with her family from a small island that is never identified, but was most likely near China. Struggling to adapt to her new home and […]

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