I will never be reading these books, the covers alone terrify me, so I'm very pleased Jazzy has tackled these. Jazzy also takes a close look at the age recommendations on them, something I've...

I feel so very honoured that Jazzy, of Jazzy’s Bookshelf, shares some of her reviews here on Children’s Books Daily. Reviews by young people, for young people, are the very best kind and Jazzy...

Click on title links or cover images to read more about each book and purchase.  #loveOzYA Like when I read Claire Zorn's 'One Would Think the Deep', 'The Things we Promise' took me back to my...

They invited me back! He of the lovely voice, Mr David Curnow, emailed me recently to invite me back for another year of monthly chats about all things children's and YA books. I really...

Middle School would have to be one of the most anticipated films of 2017 for the tween market and deservedly so. For his 'Middle School' series, bestselling author James Patterson created book characters full...

I love reviews by Trish. They read the way she speaks about books...with great insight, with passion and with sighs and eye rolls. I can just imagine her reading this book and trying to...

I've talked here a few times now about how my girls don't do dance, but how we love going to the ballet and theatre - highlights this year have been 'The Peasant Prince' and...

This evening I chatted all things new in the world of children's and YA literature, on 612ABC Brisbane, 'Bookworms' show, with Sarah Howells. The books below are my fav's from the last month and you can...

Title: Girl in Pieces Author: Kathleen Glasgow Cover Design: Allison Colpoys Publisher: Harper Collins Themes: self-half, PTSD; suicide; depression; anxiety;mental health; addiction; alcoholism; drug addiction; therapy; recovery; family; friends; community. Age Range: Young Adult (upper young adult - 15...

Look,I sometimes feel that I use Trish Buckley's reviewing expertise purely for the 'tricky' books, the books I just don't know what to do with or what to say about, but love and believe...