Month: October 2015

Illuminae ~ My first ever book launch!

Illuminae ~ My first ever book launch!

As I’m sure most of you know, Illuminae has finally been released out into the wild for all of us book nerds to gobble up and read.  Last Friday, I had the opportunity to go to the Melbourne book launch of Illuminae and it was fantastic! One of the perks of moving back to Melbourne was the ability to go to bookish events.  A lot of these events are held during the week, and it just wasn’t possible for me to attend while I lived in Bendigo.  This book launch is the perfect example of one such event, and I was so excited to be able to go. The event was held at my favourite book shop, Dymocks on Collins […]

Posted October 27, 2015 by BumblingBookworm in #LoveOzYA, Book News / 2 Comments

Review: Night Owls by Jenn Bennett

Review: Night Owls by Jenn Bennett

Night Owls by Jenn Bennett Published by Simon and Schuster UK on August 13th 2015 Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult, Romance Pages: 272 Format: ARC, Paperback Source: Simon & Schuster Australia Book Depository | Bookworld | Booktopia | Dymocks Goodreads Feeling alive is always worth the risk. Meeting Jack on the Owl—San Francisco’s night bus—turns Beatrix’s world upside down. Jack is charming, wildly attractive…and possibly one of San Francisco’s most notorious graffiti artists. But Jack is hiding a piece of himself. On midnight rides and city rooftops, Beatrix begins to see who this enigmatic boy really is. I received this book for free from Simon & Schuster Australia in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of […]

Posted October 20, 2015 by BumblingBookworm in Books / 0 Comments

Review: The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #1) by Rick Riordan

Review: The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #1) by Rick Riordan

The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan Series: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #1 Published by Puffin Books on October 6th 2015 Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Mythology Pages: 528 Format: ARC, Paperback Source: Penguin Teen Australia Book Depository | Bookworld | Booktopia | Dymocks Goodreads Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother’s mysterious death, he’s lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers. One day, he’s tracked down by an uncle he’s never met – a man his mother claimed was dangerous. His uncle tells him an impossible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god. The Viking myths […]

Posted October 19, 2015 by BumblingBookworm in Books / 0 Comments