Home

 

Welcome to Aussie Reviews, the Australian review site.
Since 2001 we have been reviewing the best of Australian books of all genres. Now we have a fresh new look, making it easier to browse and read the reviews you have come to love. You can see the latest reviews below, or browse the reviews by category.
Enjoy – and come back often, as we are constantly adding new reviews.

Latest reviews
New Boy, by Nick Earls

New Boy, by Nick Earls

The car is still all snot and tears and noise when we get to the drop-off zone outside One Mile Creek State School. As Mom’s door opens, Hansie’s screaming makes everyone look at us – students, parents, teachers, all arriving at this same precise inconvenient moment. This is not the perfect beginning to my first

Lifespan of Starlight, by Thalia Kalkipsakis

Lifespan of Starlight, by Thalia Kalkipsakis

Every gram of courage that I possess is going to be barely enough to make me step off the curb. An intake of air and I bail out, my toes gripping the soles of my boots for all I’m worth and the rest of me teetering over the edge. A car flashes past and I

A Single Stone, by Meg McKinlay

A Single Stone, by Meg McKinlay

First the fingertips and then the hand. Choose your angle wisely, girl; there’s no forgiveness in bone. Rotate the shoulder, let the head and hips follow … there. The Mothers’ words echoed in Jena’s mind as she eased into the crevice, flattening herself against the rock. When she was through, she paused, waiting for the

A Curry for Murray,  by Kate Hunter & Lucia Masciullo

A Curry for Murray, by Kate Hunter & Lucia Masciullo

Molly made… slippery duck pasta for her brother’s headmaster, spit-roasted geese for the local police, and Singapore noodles for the Montague poodles! Molly likes her neighbours Maureen and Murray, so when Maureen goes to hospital, Molly decides to make a curry for Murray. Word soon gets out about her wonderful culinary skills, and soon Molly