HOW COULD I FORGET AUSTRALIA?! I actually was thinking about Australia when I sat down to write this.
One dystopian trilogy that comes to mind is The Rosie Black Chronicles by Lara Morgan. It’s set about 500 years in the future and takes place in Newperth (futuristic Perth, of course) and also on Mars. Thoroughly dystopian, thoroughly sci-fi and thoroughly Australian!
Rating: 4/5 Quick Thoughts: Some might find it difficult to read a book about bullying from the perspective of the one who bullied. Even less so when the person whom they bullied committed suicide. But as Amanda Maciel wrote in her author’s note, she believes every story deserves to be heard, and I agree with her. She did a remarkable job writing Sara’s story, one of the students accused of bullying Emma into killing herself.
At the core of reading are the stories contained in books. I fell in love with stories because my parents read to me when I was a child. This is why I enjoy listening to audiobooks as much as I enjoy reading books myself.
Day 14: Book chessboard (black & white) // #30daysofbookstagrams
The 15th anniversary edition from Bloomsbury UK features my favourite favourite Harry Potter cover design. I think the entire series looks stunning, how Clare Melinsky designed them. Though the one I like the most has to be for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Absolute perfection.
Hey guys! I’m back from another set of signings, and that means another night of being asked about the third book in the ARCHIVED series. I love that my readers are so passionate, and the fact I get asked this question—will there be a third book/when will there be a third book?—means it’s time for…