May 2, 2022
Wynter’s Thief by Sherryl Jordan, first published in 2019, follows two young people who strive to find freedom in a world where being different is dangerous. This novel explores how easily society can isolate a person based on one aspect of their identity. Though Wynter’s Thief is a medieval fantasy book, this theme is still widely relevant in the modern world.
This book paints a picture of a much simpler way of living, where everyone provides for themselves and their families and works to build a kinder life. Read more
Just End It
April 19, 2022
It was all the rock’s fault. It was all going well until the last day of the summer holidays when Jessie wandered along the beach at whale bay, the day when she found that cursed rock.
Donna Blaber’s Just End It is a well-written book about a young girl called Jessie Brown who finds an obsidian stone on the beach. It is a great read for people who enjoy books where most of the main character’s problems are solved.
Jessie is an ordinary 12 year old girl. Read more