Australian Author · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Science Fiction

The Lost Girls by Jennifer Spence. (2019).

The Lost Girls by Jennifer Spence. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** What if you could change just one thing from your past? How far would you go? A woman is forced to consider these choices in this story. While trying to prevent a family tragedy, Stella is also compelled to solve the 50 year… Continue reading The Lost Girls by Jennifer Spence. (2019).

Read-Reviewed-2019 · Science Fiction

The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker. (2019).

The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker. (2019). **2 out of 5 stars** In an isolated college town in California, a student falls asleep and doesn't wake up. Nobody can wake her up. Then other students start falling asleep too and panic takes hold of the college and spreads to the town. Those sleeping from the… Continue reading The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker. (2019).

Australian Author · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Science Fiction

The Second Cure by Margaret Morgan. (2018).

The Second Cure by Margaret Morgan. (2018). **4 out of 5 stars** A pandemic is racing through our world and it is changing people. Some lose their religion. Others have outpourings of creativity, reckless behaviour and seeing visions. Scientist Charlotte is close to a cure when her partner becomes infected and her understanding of the… Continue reading The Second Cure by Margaret Morgan. (2018).

Read-Reviewed-2018 · Science Fiction

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green. (2018).

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green. (2018). **4 out of 5 stars** At 3am in New York, 23 year old April May stumbles across what looks like a giant Transformer sculpture wearing armour. She and her friend make a video about it and the next day finds out the video went viral and there… Continue reading An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green. (2018).

Fantasy · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2018 · Science Fiction

Twin Peaks : The Final Dossier by Mark Frost. (2017).

Twin Peaks : The Final Dossier by Mark Frost. (2017). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Usually I try to paraphrase and write my own short blurb but in this case I'm cheating and taking the blurb from Goodreads: "The crucial sequel to the New York Times bestselling The Secret History of Twin Peaks, this novel… Continue reading Twin Peaks : The Final Dossier by Mark Frost. (2017).

Australian Author · Read-Reviewed-2018 · Science Fiction · Young Adult

After The Lights Go Out by Lili Wilkinson. (2018).

After The Lights Go Out by Lili Wilkinson. (2018). *Young Adult Fiction *5 out of 5 stars* 17 year old Pru lives with her 15 year old twin sisters and dad on the outskirts of an isolated mining community in Australia. The family are doonsday preppers and have a hidden bunker filled with supplies. One… Continue reading After The Lights Go Out by Lili Wilkinson. (2018).

Fantasy · Horror · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2018 · Science Fiction · Supernatural

The Secret History of Twin Peaks by Mark Frost. (2016).

The Secret History of Twin Peaks by Mark Frost. (2016). *3.5 out of 5 stars* This novel is different (just like the TV show haha). It is written in the form of a dossier and includes typewritten sections as well as 'handwritten cursive' sections; both with annotations by the character 'analysing the dossier'. While this… Continue reading The Secret History of Twin Peaks by Mark Frost. (2016).

Fantasy · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2018 · Science Fiction

How To Stop Time by Matt Haig. (2017).

How To Stop Time by Matt Haig. (2017). *3.5 out of 5 stars* Tom is over four hundred years old but looks in his early forties. He has a rare condition which means he has to change identities often to keep this condition secret; Tom just wants an ordinary life. He currently has the perfect… Continue reading How To Stop Time by Matt Haig. (2017).

Fantasy · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2018 · Romance · Science Fiction

The Shape of Water by Guillermo del Toro & Daniel Kraus. (2018).

The Shape of Water by Guillermo del Toro & Daniel Kraus. (2018). *4 out of 5 stars* In 1962 Elisa, a mute woman who was an orphaned child, is working as a janitor on the graveyard shift at a research centre. One night she sees something she shouldn't - the centre's newest and most valuable… Continue reading The Shape of Water by Guillermo del Toro & Daniel Kraus. (2018).

Australian Author · Read-Reviewed-2018 · Science Fiction

Terra Nullius by Claire G. Coleman. (2017).

Terra Nullius by Claire G. Coleman. (2017). *4 out of 5 stars* There are Settlers and there are Natives of the Colony, and the Settlers want to control the Natives by separating families and enforced education. It is the familiar story of Australia's history except it's not that story, it's something different. The first 9… Continue reading Terra Nullius by Claire G. Coleman. (2017).