2019 Reviews · Australian · Book club · contemporary fiction · humour

Book Club Book Review: Being Black ‘n Chicken, and Chips by Matt Okine

Title: Being Black ‘n Chicken, and Chips Author: Matt Okine Published: September 24th 2019 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 288 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Humour RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3 stars Mike Amon is a regular teenager. All he wants is to fit in. He wants to sit at the cool bench. He wants to be a star athlete. He wants his first kiss.… Continue reading Book Club Book Review: Being Black ‘n Chicken, and Chips by Matt Okine

2019 Reviews · anthology · humour · new release

New Release Book Review: Last Christmas by Greg Wise and Emma Thompson

Title: Last Christmas Author: Greg Wise and Emma Thompson Published: October 29th 2019 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 288 Genres: Non Fiction, Humour, Anthology RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Bill Bailey, Emilia Clarke, Olivia Colman, Caitlin Moran, Meryl Streep, Emily Watson… Actors, charity workers, singers and refugees share their memories of Christmases past and their hopes for future ones. The… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Last Christmas by Greg Wise and Emma Thompson

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · humour · new release

New Release Book Review: The Helpline by Katherine Collette

Title: The Helpline Author: Katherine Collette Published: September 3rd 2018 Publisher: Text Publishing Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Humour RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Germaine Johnson may not be all that good with people but she’s great with numbers. Unfortunately, as she discovers after the incident at Wallace Insurance, there are very few openings these days for senior mathematicians. Then her cousin gets her… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Helpline by Katherine Collette

2018 Reviews · children · humour · new release

Children’s Book Review: The World’s Worst Children 3 by David Walliams and illustrated by Tony Ross

Title: The World’s Worst Children 3 Author:  David Walliams Illustrator: Tony Ross Published: May 29th 2018 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 288 Genres:  Children (7+) RRP: $24.99 Rating: 4 stars From the phenomenal number-one bestseller David Walliams comes another collection of more hilariously horrible children! Illustrated in glorious and gruesome colour by artist genius, Tony Ross, these stories will appal and delight… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: The World’s Worst Children 3 by David Walliams and illustrated by Tony Ross