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By: Melanie | February 14, 2016 | (47) Comments

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So, if you’re like me and just never have been interested in owning a copy of The Mortal Instruments (now called Shadowhunters) by Cassie Clare because of how… er… not-so-great the old covers were – never fear! Because let me tell you people, The Mortal Instruments got a makeover AND THEY ARE JUST ASDFGHJFDSKFBKSDNDSJF. Here’s a few to feast your eyes on.   I adore them, I really do. In fact, I might just go and grab a set of these new shiny […]

By: Melanie | December 18, 2015 | (26) Comments

Lady Helen tour

Thanks to the lovely people at HarperCollins Australia for organising this tour! Hey guys! Today I’m here with a super awesome author – she wrote award-winning duology Eon and Eona, and publising in January next year is Lady Helen and the Dark Days Club. (But for us Australians, it was already published on the 14th of December – whoop!) Her newest novel is set in the 19th century London with a paranormal twist; trust me guys, it’s super fabulous. So anyway, on […]

By: Melanie | September 2, 2015 | (6) Comments

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Heeeeeeello people of the book nerd community! Thanks to the awesome people at Walker Books Aus, I am apart of the Stray blog tour! I have an exciting guest post for you guys by Rachael Craw and you know what’s awesome? SHE LOVES ANNE FROM ANNE OF GREEN GABLES TOO. Well… who doesn’t, really? Influence and Inspiration: A nod to my (fictional) heroes by Rachael Craw When I look back at the novels that impacted me in childhood it’s not hard to see how […]

By: Melanie | August 31, 2015 | (8) Comments

Cloudwish interview q

Hey guys! I have a super duper special author on the blog today – she’s one of my favourite Aussie authors of ever, and her name is Fiona Wood. She has written Six Impossible Things and Wildlife, and coming out on September 1st (TOMORROW!!) is Cloudwish. She writes the best contemporary novels that are just so raw and honest and real – and if you haven’t picked up one of her books, YOU ARE INSANE. GET YOURSELF TOGETHER AND GO AND GRAB A […]

By: Melanie | July 27, 2015 | (39) Comments

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Thanks to Kismet Book Touring for hosting this tour! Hi everyone! I am so very excited to share this super fun guest post by Adi Alsaid, who is the author of Let’s Get Lost and upcoming Never Always Sometimes. His upcoming book features two teenage best friends, Julia and Dave, who are reaching their last months of high school that are planning to do all the things on their ‘Never’ list. Rules for reading Never Always Sometimes and any other book by Adi Alsaid […]

By: Melanie | June 2, 2015 | (28) Comments

The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly tour

Thank you to the lovely The Fantastic Flying Book Club for hosting this blog tour! Click here for the full tour schedule. Today we have the ever so lovely Stephanie Oakes, author of upcoming release, The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly on the blog! While this book will be her first novel, it has already received so much love and hype. It’s a psychological thriller with with some fairytale retelling incorporated into it – this has been one of my most highly anticipated novels […]

By: Larissa | April 27, 2015 | (40) Comments

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Writing a Bad Girl/Good Boy Romance by Rosamund Hodge Everybody loves a bad boy. We’ve all heard this, and while it might not be true that absolutely everyone loves bad boys, they are certainly very popular. From Mr. Rochester on down to Loki, men who spit at the rules and do what they want have thrilled and fascinated audiences. And so has the trope of the good girl/bad boy romance–because what’s more exciting than the tension of the boy who’s almost entirely […]

By: Melanie | December 4, 2014 | (18) Comments

Can you believe it, guys? 2014 IS ALMOST OVER. I SERIOUSLY CANNOT DEAL WITH THIS REALIZATION RIGHT NOW. But, seeing as another year has passed…it’s time to celebrate the awesomeness of 2014’s YA debut authors! Below, I’ve listed some of the awesome YA debut releases that came out this year that I highly recommend or have heard fantastic things about. Someone will get the pleasure of winning one of these listed books, so yaaaaay! Le Rules: 1. No cheating–you will be caught […]

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