Tag Archives: Young adults

Two Wolves by Tristan Bancks reviewed by Jill Smith

Book Review by Jill Smith©Jul19 Title: Two Wolves Author: Tristan Bancks Publisher: Random House Australia Ben Silver is a kid that likes making up video stories. He’s always wanted to be a Policeman but doesn’t know if they’ll take overweight … Continue reading

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The Ivory Rose by Belinda Murrell reviewed by Jill Smith

Book Review by Jill Smith©May19 Title: The Ivory ROSE Author: Belinda Murrell Publisher: Random House Australia Jemma just started her first babysitting job in one of Sydney’s iconic homes known as the Witches’ Houses. The house is old and run … Continue reading

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A Most Magical Girl by Karen Foxlee reviewed by Jill Smith

Book Review by Jill Smith©May19 Title: A Most Magical Girl Author: Karen Foxlee Publisher: Piccadilly Press Annabel Grey has been bought up in a privileged home, with an elegant mother and Miss Finch’s Little Blue Book (1855) to guide her. … Continue reading

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Somerset StoryFest Report – part eight

Somerset StoryFest report 2019– part eight Now the best part of Somerset is there are times you can get more bang for your buck by going to panel sessions. The sure to be winners in my book. This year I … Continue reading

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Somerset Storyfest Report 2019 – Part Two

Somerset Storyfest Report 2019 – Part Two Session 10.15 to 11 am – Marquee 1 Bren MacDibble was raised on farms all over New Zealand, so is an expert about being a kid on the land. Bren lived in Melbourne for … Continue reading

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The books I bought at Somerset 2018

The first book I bought at Somerset, I’ve already read and reviewed and it’s on the Book Reviews Children’sYA-older tab:- A Corner of White by Author: Jaclyn Moriarty https://authorjillsmith.wordpress.com/book-reviews-childrensyas-older/ The second book I bought was:- Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley Brief … Continue reading

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Somerset Celebration of Literature 2018

It’s already May and I’ve been posting about school visits and reading the books I bought at Somerset Celebration of Literature. Now here is the first part of my rundown on the day. More to come. Summary of my day … Continue reading

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