Our Favourite OZYA Contemporaries

Posted January 26, 2017 by Ely in Recommendations / 3 Comments
Our Favourite OZYA Contemporaries

In our series of posts relating to contemporary recommendations on the lead up to Bookentine, we could not go past recommending some of our favourite Australian Contemporary Reads. MICHELLE The books that I picked for this list were not only written by Australians but also set in Australia, I did this intentionally so that if […]

Contemporary Books Master Post

Posted January 22, 2017 by Ely in Uncategorized / 1 Comment
Contemporary Books Master Post

Hey all! With our contemporary based readathon Booketine coming up in just a few short weeks, we thought it would be a good idea to do a massive list of contemporaries that you may possibly choose from. This is by no means the best, most comprehensive list but we have tried our best. If you […]

Girl Detached by Manuela Salvi

Posted January 16, 2017 by Ely in Disability Diaries, Reviews / 3 Comments
Girl Detached by Manuela Salvi

Title: Girl Detached Author: Manuela Salvi Genre: YA Contemporary Publisher: Barrington Stoke Release Date: September 15th 2016 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Source: Purchased Aleksandra has issues with her voice. Stress makes her stutter, and her life is one of stress. She can only speak clearly on stage, freed by the words of the character she […]

Dead Girls Society by Michelle Krys

Posted January 15, 2017 by Ely in Disability Diaries, Reviews / 7 Comments
Dead Girls Society by Michelle Krys

Title: Dead Girls Society Author: Michelle Krys Genre: YA Mystery Publisher: Delacorte Press Release Date: November 8th 2016 Format: Hardcover Pages: 292 Source: Purchased You are cordially invited to participate in a game of thrills and dares. Tell no one, and come alone. If you dare. Hope is sick of everyone treating her like she’s […]

Disability Diaries: The Introduction

Posted January 14, 2017 by Ely in Disability Diaries, Events / 9 Comments
Disability Diaries: The Introduction

Hello, and welcome to Disability Diaries! This is an event created and hosted by Angel, Cee Arr, Dina, Jolien, Lara and I. During the next week, we’ll be sharing the posts we’ve been organising for months, in order to start a discussion about disability, and its representation in books and other forms of media. Before […]

2017 Finish Those Series Challenge Sign-Ups & TBRs

Posted January 11, 2017 by Ely in Challenge / 1 Comment
2017 Finish Those Series Challenge Sign-Ups & TBRs

You all know how bad we are at finishing things, right? Well this year, we’re going to change that with the help of our friends. One of our main baes and fellow Starlight Collective members, Ebony, is hosting a challenge called ‘Finish Those Series’, and we’re both participating. You can find out more about the […]