Sky Blog Tour!

Pantera Press, together with the #AusYABloggers are celebrating the release of Sky by Australian author Ondine Sherman, cofounder and director of the animal welfare and protection agency Voiceless. On tour, you will find bloggers, reviewers, Instagrammers and Youtubers from Australia and New Zealand sharing their thoughts on Sky, beginning on April 29th until May 5th 2019.

Follow the tour below

29th April
Little Miss Star
Noveltea Corner
I Dream of all The Books

30th April
Bookish Universe
Jessica's Bookworld
Shelle Reads Books

1st May
Zany Bibliophile
Elysian Words
Belle of the Books

2nd May
Pretty Nerdy
Diva Booknerd
Seventyeight Sundays

3rd May
Brooklyn the Bookworm
Little Waller
Jessiehulk's Books

4th May
Flaming Serotonin
Life of Ink and Words
Thoughts by Tash

5th May
Read3rz Revu
Shannon Jade Dreams

About the book

Written by Ondine Sherman
Published by Pantera Press
252 Pages
Published 15th April 2019 
ISBN 9781925700275
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RRP $17.99AUD
A story about kindness, friendship and animal rights from Voiceless Co-founder Ondine Sherman.

After her mother’s death, Sky leaves her city life to move in with her aunt and uncle in a small Australian town. When her mum was alive, Sky knew who she was: she was kind-hearted and full of a passion for justice, especially the rights of animals. She was also a vegan whose hero was Jane Goodall. And until recently she preferred the company of dogs to boys.

But being a vegan and trying to fit in to her new home isn’t easy. Her aunt has forgotten she doesn’t eat meat, and Sky is desperately lonely without her mother and friends. It seems the only way to fit in and make friends is to pretend to be someone she’s not.

When Sky starts to investigate the local chicken farm for a school project, the cruelty she witnesses goes to the very heart of who she is. She knows she has to do something, but what? Can one single act really make a difference?

As she struggles between her desire to belong, and her desire to remain true to her values, can Sky find the true courage it takes to stand up for what she believes in and be true to herself?
About the author
Ondine is the co-founder and managing director of Voiceless, the animal protection institute. She is a life-long animal advocate, passionate about promoting respect and compassion for all creatures. Ondine grew up in Sydney and now lives in Tel Aviv with her husband and three children. Her mischievous street cats, loyal dogs and ex-battery chickens all keep her extraordinarily entertained.

You can find Ondine via her Website   Instagram   Twitter

Top Five: Kait's favourite #LoveOzYA thrillers

Hi, It's Kait from @elysian_words_ and here are my top 5 #LoveOzYA thrillers! These are definitely books to read if you've been sleeping too well at night.


What The Woods Keep by Katya de Becerra

How could I make this list without including What The Woods Keep?! It's a unique, intelligent and dark read that will leave you loving every word. From the setting, characters, and writing it will take you to strange places that are unexpected and exciting.


Small Spaces by Sarah Epstein

Small Spaces is haunting and gripping, I needed to know what happened! My theory was wrong but that's what happens when a book has as many epic twists as this one.


Black by Fleur Ferris

Spooky and filled with awesomeness! Fleur Ferris is the queen of creating a thrilling story! It's my favourite Fleur Ferris book!


The Shadow Girl by John Larkin

The Shadow Girl is a story of truth and lies, of lost innocence, but shining with hope. It is definitely not a book to pass up.

Whisper by Lynette Noni

Whisper follows a strong female character who never gives up. It has many twists and turns that will leave you needing more, a secret government facility, superhuman people, and well developed characters that you will love. It's a thriller/sci-fi that I can't recommend enough!

Hi there. Do you have a Top Five you want to share? 
We know we would love to read them! 
We are asking for our readers to share their bookish Top Five’s for the group blog.
We are hoping to get enough interest to make this a regular post – email your Top Five ideas to to be featured.

#TBWSH Book Blitz!

Welcome to The Boy Who Steals Houses Book Blitz, to celebrate the second novel from blogger, author and our dear friend C. G. Drews or Paper Fury as she's widely known. Thank you for everyone who is taking part in the promotion and don't forget to pick up a copy of The Boy Who Steals Houses or enter to win a signed and annotated copy below plus an exclusive art print.
About the book
The Boy Who Steals Houses
Written by C. G. Drews
Publisher Orchard Books
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Can two broken boys find their perfect home?

Sam is only fifteen but he and his autistic older brother, Avery, have been abandoned by every relative he's ever known. Now Sam's trying to build a new life for them. He survives by breaking into empty houses when their owners are away, until one day he's caught out when a family returns home. To his amazement this large, chaotic family takes him under their wing - each teenager assuming Sam is a friend of another sibling. Sam finds himself inextricably caught up in their life, and falling for the beautiful Moxie.

But Sam has a secret, and his past is about to catch up with him.

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About The Author
C.G. Drews lives in Australia with her dog, a piano, and the goal of reading every book in existence. Consequently, her brain has overflowed with words and she spends her days writing novel after novel. She blogs at Paper Fury, never sleeps and believes in cake for breakfast.

You can find her at 

Amazing giveaway!

Top Five: Tash's Favourite Speculative Reads

Hi, it's Tash here.  For this week's Top Five post. I  thought I would share my top five speculative reads. This wasn't easy considering the amount of  books I read and love every year in this genre. Without further ado I give you my top five reads that I would never get tired of re-reading over and over again.

Once and Future by Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy 

There has been some awesome 2019 releases so far. However this book stole my heart. Not only it is a retelling of King Arthur. It's awesome queer retelling that isn't afraid to cross the galaxy in  the name of love . Bonus points goes for it's setting which is set in the future making this  Arthur retelling beautiful and unique. 

Zeroes  by Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan and Deborah Biancotti 
 There is so much going on with this book . However at the heart of it, is a team of rag tag superheroes who deemed themselves as Zeroes They had a falling out but they come together once more to help a friend after a crazy day that spirals out of control. It's a refreshing reminder that everyone has a place and that you will find you place in the world.  And that not even superheroes are perfect
#LoveOZYA  [View on Goodreads]

Skyward by Brandon Sanderson
Spensa had a one dream. To see the sky and become a elite pilot, However life had other ideas and now she lives with the stigma of her father's mistakes.  But she never gave up and now as she comes of age. Spensa's life become a tailspin as we follow her on an adventure of discoveries and much more. Spensa is determined to be brave and no fear but this book shows that it's alright to embrace the unknown and let life and love  surprise you. Whilst succeeding in the most unexpected way.

Lady Helen and Dark Day Club
You cannot want to  finish this series once you pick up the first book. As whilst it may be Jane Austen vibes  a galore with this book.  Lady Helen's story is very much a dark take and story of discoveries, love and much more. It's a coming of age tale that is dictated by choices and  in a era where this isn't supposed to happen. Lady Helen is refreshing and not afraid to get her hands dirty. Plus the whole dark mystery who are they are going to drive you mad as you join the endeavours to discover the mysterious bad guys.

Illuminae by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman 
A space opera from two of my favourite local authors is a match made in heaven. The creativity use of mix media in this book , makes it an interesting reading experience. Given  that our leading characters have a mixed history and their planet just got blown up. There is a thousand things going on but the beautiful sci-fi is a book that  will have you engrossed  from start to finish. You will fall in love with this duo despite everything that possible going wrong has already.  Plus Adrian do I need to say anymore.

Hi there. Do you have a Top Five you want to share? 
We know we would love to read them! 
We are asking for our readers to share their bookish Top Five’s for the group blog.
We are hoping to get enough interest to make this a regular post – email your Top Five ideas to to be featured.

You can find Tash via ThoughtsbyTash  Twitter  Instagram and Goodreads

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