Month: March 2016

Review: The First Third by Will Kostakis

Review: The First Third by Will Kostakis

**This review contains spoilers and is also quite personal – if that doesn’t interest you, look away now!** The First Third is a heartfelt novel about the importance of family and being true to yourself. Other than Looking for Alibrandi, I can’t remember reading a book that spoke to my soul the way The First Third did, so much so that I sobbed when I finished reading it and didn’t stop for a good 5 minutes. All I can say is that I’m glad I was in bed because I reckon I would’ve scared my parents had they seen my reaction! The First Third follows Bill, a Greek-Australian high-schooler doing his HSC and living with this family in Sydney.  His Yiayia* becomes sick, […]

Posted March 3, 2016 by BumblingBookworm in #LoveOzYA, Books / 0 Comments