THE BUREAU OF TIME Giveaway!

Have you been waiting to read my debut novel, The Bureau of Time? It could be your lucky day – you can now enter my Rafflecopter competition to win one of three copies of THE BUREAU OF TIME for your digital device. It’s a fun and free-to-enter raffle, and you can earn extra votes by…

Opinion: The Danger of Hype

I have a problem. It’s a problem that many bookworms, movie buffs, and gaming enthusiasts around the world share with me – a type of problem that’s easy to fall into, but desperately difficult to break free of. I am, of course, talking about over-hyping, or as it’s more commonly referred to as on the…

The Bureau of Time: Cover Reveal and Amazon Release

Ending 2015 with the most exciting news of all – my debut novel, The Bureau of Time, is now available on the Amazon store for purchase, and you can see the official cover below! You can find it in the American, Australian, British, and Canadian stores, or your own localized store. It’ll soon be coming…

Announcing: The Bureau of Time

Over the past year, I’ve been working tirelessly on the Young Adult Science-Fiction Thriller, The Bureau of Time (the first in The Timewalker Trilogy). Today, I am thrilled to announce that The Bureau of Time will be published in early 2016 by Fontaine Publishing Group and will be available for purchase on all major digital…

2015 Bookish Awards

Inspired by the Goodreads Choice Awards, I decided to recap my Goodreads reading challenge from the year, and award some of the best books I’ve read this year! You can see a complete list of all books I’ve read here, and don’t forget that all books I read are reviewed right here on this blog!

Opinion: The Benefits and Dangers of Binge-reading

There’s nothing quite like discovering a new series that you’ve never read before, and throwing yourself head-first into the pages. After all, readers know better than anyone else what the painful wait between novels is like, as the calendar crawls toward the release date. Binge-reading skips the wait and delivers a unique reading experience, but…

Review: ZEROES

ZEROS is available in bookstores from now! Thanks to Allen and Unwin Australia for the review copy! ZEROES is an ambitious book. A collaboration between three authors – Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan, and Deborah Biancotti, ZEROES tells the story of six teenagers with various supernatural powers, and their struggle to come to grips with these…

The Best of Australian Fiction

I spend a lot of time reading and writing American fiction, but my home country of Australia produces dozens of new readers and writers every year in the genres of contemporary and commercial fiction. There are some amazing local novels just waiting to be discovered, so I turned to my fellow Australian Bloggers to unearth…

What Is Classical Literature?

A few weeks ago, I asked the question, What Is Young Adult, because it’s my favorite genre to read and write. In the comments, Ally R (@scribble_sprite) suggested ‘What is Classical Literature’ as the next step in the ‘What Is’ series, so I enlisted the help of my good friend – and classics aficionado –…

Brisbane Writer’s Festival 2015

This weekend, I attended Brisbane Writer’s Festival, a yearly event in my city of Brisbane, where authors and writers from both the domestic and international markets come together to talk about everything from getting published, to Q&A’s on their novels, and of course, plenty of book signings! Cassandra Clare One of the biggest headlines for…