The Opal dragonfly is a long book with a lot of fascinating historical detail about the growth period of the Sydney colony during the 1800s.
What can I say about 2018? It went by far too quickly. In this post I will update you on what happened in the last three months, and my plans for 2019. Happy New Year!
1954: When sixteen–year–old Hungarian Elizabeta arrives in Australia with her family, she is hoping to escape the hopelessness of life as a refugee in post–war Germany. Her first stop is the Bonegilla Migrant Camp on the banks of the Murray in rural Victoria, a temporary home for thousands of new arrivals, all looking for work and a better life.
These Broken Stars has been on my TBR list for a long time. I really wanted to love this story, but unfortunately it fell a little short of my expectations.
Title: Obsidio by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff Publisher: Random House Australia Publication Date: March 13th 2018 Genre: Science Fiction / Young Adult Kady, Ezra, Hanna, and Nik narrowly escaped with their lives from the attacks on Heimdall station and now find themselves crammed with 2,000 refugees on the container ship, Mao. …
Jaye Ford has a way of hooking you into her stories by creating conflict with questions. Blood Secret starts off well, and like Rennie, you’re initially unsure whether Max was attacked, or if he simply walked away. The story unravels slowly as more and more information comes to light.