5 Nonfiction Books for Christmas 2017

    If I was to draw a list and divide that into two columns, one being fiction and the other nonfiction, and then write down all the books I’ve read this year (finished and abandoned), I confidently predict that the nonfiction list would be longer. There are various contributing factors, but one of these is the…

5 Young Adult (YA) Books for Christmas 2017

  I’m just going to get stuck into these recommendations today because there’s so much to be excited about with young adult fiction at the moment! What happens when three of Australia’s most popular and critically-acclaimed authors come together to write a book? Take Three Girls by Cath Crowley, Simmone Howell and Fiona Wood ($13.95) is…

5 Middle Grade Books for Christmas

  The middle/tween years are difficult ages to buy for – I’ve been living this predicament for a while! The spectrum of taste and capability really comes into play on an individual level. For example, one child of mine almost exclusively reads nonfiction, the other is very… shall we say… selective… about choice. Sometimes they…