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Missusb

Missusb

Joined February 2016

Obsessed with sharing my obsession for YA
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Chasing the Shadows | Maria V. Snyder
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I am a huge fan of Maria Snyder‘s books, and was very happy when #Netgalley approved this one. My review is now up at the blog https://trishtalkstexts.wordpress.com/2019/11/17/review-chasing-the-shadows-sent... it‘s out on November 18. Thanks to HarperCollins for advanced copy. #trishtalkstexts #blogging #reviewing #scifiya

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One of Us Is Next | Karen M. Mcmanus
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Note to self: careful what you wish for when you say to reader partner ‘got any books for me to read?‘ Here is my #tbrpile ARCs from November right through to March. Lucky school ends in three weeks! No idea where to start. #previewbooks2020 love writing 2020. #newdecade

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This is an excellent book. Brings a much needed balance to this contemporary tween experience genre novel for 11 - 14 year old readers. #positiverepresentation #ownvoices #family #identity #weneeddiversebooks #reneewatson I believe this is the 🇦🇺 / international cover. #digitalarc

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Weapon | Lynette Noni
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At the Brisbane Launch of Lynette Noni's latest book Weapon. She is articulate and quite funny. Love seeing her fans come every time... #booklaunch #readlikeagirl #loveozya

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The Love Playbook | Suze Winegardner
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Just posted my review of this #Netgalley advanced copy, yeah it‘s all romance and swoony, but there‘s a couple of serous issues covers as well. Nicely developed characters and lots and lots (and lots) of secrets. https://trishtalkstexts.wordpress.com/2019/11/03/review-the-love-playbook-by-suz... Out on Nov 4.

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Chasing the Shadows | Maria V. Snyder
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The Love Playbook | Suze Winegardner
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#octoberreadingstats Had to up my GR challenge count (did I HAVE to? Probs not). Anyway this is a small number month for me. But school is so busy, I find myself nodding off early and sleeping. I‘m sure this is temporary. #betterbe

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Saga | Nikki McWatters
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Am on the radio on Sunday night and I plan to talk about this book. It‘s good. The third and final book in a trilogy about the lives of young women throughout various times and countries. Great historical empowering reads. #loveozya #systirsaga Plus #dandelions

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Heretics Anonymous | Katie Henry
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Giving this one a go. #currentlyreading #religion #teenfiction Plus a collection of #fernfronds

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Riverbend Books | Bulimba, Queensland, Australia (Bookstore)
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❤️ Brisbane, Australia
🧡 55
💛 Teacher. Librarian. Reviewer. Literary judge. Srsly so lucky with my access to books 📚
💚 married
💙 she|her|hers
💜 I used this as my professional virtual/online/social media name until a student pointed out it could be interpreted as ‘miss usb‘ as well as ‘Mrs B‘. Urgh.

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#currentlyreading #loveozya #basketball #taketheshot #susanwhite I can‘t find this book on @Litsy but I know Davina Bell edited it. Plus I have read this tractor picture book and it‘s loads of fun. Anyway it‘s from a small publishing company #affirm press and it‘s about a boy who keeps his Marian Syndrome a secret so he can play basketball. Hmm. Plus a #cunjevoi flower.

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Catch a Falling Star | Megan McKinlay, Meg McKinlay Meg
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#currentlyreading #catchingup #middlefiction #griefloss Plus #jasmine which I imagine is star shaped. 🚀💫

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In Other Lands | Sarah Rees Brennan
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Has been on my #tbrpile for a couple of years. Finally #currentlyreading #hardback #fantasy #lgbtqia #merpeople (I think).

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Sick Kids In Love | Hannah Moskowitz
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#currentlyreading #preview #netgalley #digital Reassured by the tagline, ‘They don‘t die in this one‘... love this author‘s quirky books 📚

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By Any Means Necessary | Candice Montgomery
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Back to school tomorrow for the last term of the year. Was worried if I didn‘t get this done today, I wouldn‘t get to it at all. Yay me. https://trishtalkstexts.wordpress.com/2019/10/07/review-any-means-necessary-by-c... review now up at my blog #trishtalkstexts There‘s lots to like in this NA college focused story, but I also thought it was a little rushed towards the end.

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By Any Means Necessary | Candice Montgomery
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The Vanishing Stair | Maureen Johnson
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#currentlyreading #holidayreading it‘s my last book. But as we only have two days left, it should be ok. Love Maureen Johnson‘s contemporary mystery stories. Plus mum‘s #minatureroses 💐💐

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The Astrid Notes | Taryn Bashford
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The Lords of Melody | Phillip Gwynne
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The Library of Lost Things | Laura Taylor Namey
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Add in #waywardson coz I read that yesterday. #readingstats September 2019. Plus #grchallenge lots of great books here.

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Wayward Son | Rainbow Rowell
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I took this photo this morning before getting on a plane. It‘s now evening and I just finished it. Sigh. So good. But intense. And not all sunshine & roses 🌹. Sigh. #holidaywithfam #northqld

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Forgotten City | Michael Ford
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I have been reading, just not posting. These three need to be reviewed. All out in 🇦🇺 next week. #currentlyreading #preview

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I have had to put everything else on hold because omg and all the words and there are no words. #currentlyreading #preview #reviewcopy #squeeeeeee

Soubhiville 😲! Lucky! I‘ve preordered it though. 😊. Enjoy it! 2mo
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The Supervillain and Me | Danielle Banas
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#currentlyreading It‘s slow going with this as the term drags to the close. Next week I will have ALL THE TIME to read. Right? Ha. #noheadscover #sigh

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How to Be Remy Cameron | Julian Winters
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Thanks to #Netgalley and #duetbooks for advancing this YA novel about a boy who wants to challenge the labels imposed on him by others. Is he more than what they say he is? But also told with humour and self depreciating wit, and much affection for the diverse range of characters. https://trishtalkstexts.wordpress.com/2019/09/08/review-how-to-be-remy-cameron-b... #blogging #trishtalkstexts #reviewing #wenneddiversebooks #lgbtqia

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Monuments | Will Kostakis
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Last session of the #LoveYA #bwf19 day is on the topic With Great Power, starring Will Kostakis and Lynette Noni. Fantasy world building.

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What I Like About Me | Jenna Guillaume
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Third session: agonies of love. With James Moloney and Jenna Guillaume. It's all about lurve. #writersfestivals #bwf19

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Kindred: a queer anthology for teenagers. Panel discussion with many authors including Benjamin Law #squee and Claire Coleman. #bwf19 #writersfestival

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After the Lights Go Out | Lili Wilkinson
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First session: End of Days. A J Betts Lili Wilkinson and Alison Evans. Zombies, Doomsday preppers and climate apocalypse. Plus queer.

LeeRHarry I have this book on my shelf - enjoy! 😊 2mo
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In Brisbane it's literary festival time. The best time for book lovers. I am in free sessions all day with YA authors. Will try to keep posting. #loveozya #brisbanewritersfestival

CarolynM Hope you're not affected by the fires 2mo
Missusb Thank you @CarolynM Brisbane is fortunately a couple of hours away from the deadliest blazes. Not so lucky for those people though 2mo
CarolynM Good to know - I wasn't sure if you live in Brisbane itself or just nearby🙂 2mo
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Really enjoyed the first book in this snarky contemporary ghostly novel. Anton is a terrific voice. #currentlyreading #series #loveozya #mystery #banterandsnark

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Land of Fences | Mark Smith
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#currentlyreading Started this journey ages ago and am ready to see it through. Have always seen Finn an appealing narrative voice, since he is a great example of a moral human being. #dystopian #loveozya #series #finalbook 🇦🇺🇦🇺📚📚❤️

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The Safest Lies | Megan Miranda
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September #tbrpile mostly, probably. Could be others. Yay for a month where I can read whatever I like. It‘s a catch up. What have I missed in 2019? Loads, I suspect.

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My #augustreadingstats Pretty good month, considering I felt overwhelmed by school commitments. Looking forward to September which is basically my free month. No standing orders to read, so I catch up on all the books I missed through the year. No doubt I will post a #tbrpile later today. I am participating in an instagram challenge this month, and will add pics here too. #doubleup it‘s #springtime here in 🇦🇺🇦🇺📚📚today.

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Thoroughly enjoying this #contemporary young adult novel. #currentlyreading #horrormovies #friendship #roadtrip not sure what else.

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Received this non fiction title from #netgalley. Enjoyed it, but was simultaneously overwhelmed by Erik‘s bravery and perseverance. My full review is at the blog, https://trishtalkstexts.wordpress.com/2019/08/27/review-no-barriers-a-blinds-man... thanks for advanced copy. Out on August 27. #blogging #reviewing #trishtalkstexts

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I have squeed and glee-ed on getting my #grabbyhands on this baby. Thanks to my reading partner Pauline who I hassled and harangued to supply this for me. Over the moon 🌓 is not a strong enough phrase to express my feelings. I am SO excited. I have such HIGH expectations. And it‘s Friday. Yay 😃 yay 😃 yay 😃. #settledowntrish #butalsoyay #currentlyreading #preview #january2020release #brigidkemmerer 📚📚📚😃❤️❤️❤️🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺

TorieStorieS Super jealous!!! Enjoy!!! 3mo
Missusb @TorieStorieS oh I did. Right up tp the last chapter... aaarrggghhhhhhh 3mo
TorieStorieS A cliffhanger???! 3mo
Missusb @TorieStorieS yaaasssss 3mo
TorieStorieS 😬😬😬 3mo
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Catching up on #septrso2019 #preview reads that have only just arrived for review. This one will be trope-y and fast paced I am thinking. #currentlyreading #digital #thriller #futuristic #teenheroes

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Field Notes on Love | Jennifer E. Smith
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Very much enjoying this fluffy romantic #currentread. Jennifer E Smith is my go-to for realistic, cute contemporary YA. Highly recommended.

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#currentlyreading #preview #octrso2019 #lastone #ukya #emotionalabuse #trauma #toxicrelationships Gahits going to be a tough read by all accounts Plus corner of the new CBCA Book Week poster

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The Good Luck Girls | Charlotte Nicole Davis
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Lalani of the Distant Sea | Erin Entrada Kelly
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Attack of the 50 Foot Wallflower | Christian McKay Heidicker
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Supposedly hilarious. So I am hoping for snarky and sniggering. #currentlyreading #preview for 🇦🇺 #octrso2019 #hardback

LibrarianRyan That‘s on my TBR as well. 3mo
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Chessboxer | Stephen Davies
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Gosh, I read a lot last month. Must include a week of school holidays. #readingstats #julyreads picture courtesy of #goodreads #alreadyaugust

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Girl. Boy. Sea. | Chris Vick
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Songs of a War Boy | Deng Thiak Adut, Ben Mckelvey
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This is the teen edition of Deng‘s powerful story. I hope I can get through. Tearing up already and I‘m only in chapter one. Deep breaths. Gah! Our despairing world 🌎 #currentlyreading #preview #augustrso2019

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Frankly in Love | David Yoon
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About to be #currentlyreading #preview #octrso2019 lots of hype and promotion going into this one. There‘s even a very swish ad! But trying to keep my expectations realistic #contemporary #romance #diversity #crossedfingers

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Dear Sweet Pea | Julie Murphy
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#currentlyreading #preview #octrso2019 #middlefiction Julie Murphy of ‘Dumplin‘‘ fame has moved into the ‘tween spaces (it‘s what all the kids are doin), and I have heard it‘s heart-warming and fun. Yay for a fun book.

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