Book Review : How to be me

Book Review : How to be me

While I enjoyed, How to be me by Cath Howe, I felt it lack the depth and originality of Cath Howe’s first novel, Ella on the Outside. The plot for How to be me is a well-used one. A child, in this case, Lucas, finds it difficult to fit in socially but unexpectedly...
Book Review : The Song of Lewis Carmichael

Book Review : The Song of Lewis Carmichael

The Song of Lewis Carmichael by Sofie Laguna is a gentle tale of how Matthew Zajac learns to be brave. Matthew is a quiet boy who is afraid of trying new things and struggles to put his thoughts into words. The adventure begins when a crow, with a broken wing, taps on...
Book Review : Adam-2

Book Review : Adam-2

Adam is a robot who describes himself as, “Adam version two point zero, a prototype experimental artificial entity.” He has been living in the basement of an abandoned building for over two hundred years when he is discovered by two children, Runa and Linden. Adam...
Book Review : Elsewhere Girls

Book Review : Elsewhere Girls

Elsewhere Girls is the story of two girls living more than a hundred years apart who inadvertently swap lives. Both girls live in Sydney, but Fanny lives in 1905 with her large family above a hotel. Meanwhile, Cat lives in 2021 with her Dad and sister above a...
Book Review : Just believe

Book Review : Just believe

Just believe is based on Mark and Luke’s account of Jesus raising Jairus’ daughter from the dead (Mark 5, Luke 8). David Edgren has done an excellent job of telling the story in the culture and context of the time. Jairus was the leader of the synagogue and Edgren...