VATE book reviews

Book reviews

Read the latest book reviews prepared by VATE members – download here. A selection of these are also available in the latest edition of Idiom, Vol 55 No 2, Focus on Text.

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VATE regularly receives review copies of new texts from writers and publishers. This is a great way to trial new textbooks and novels with your class and gain feedback from your colleagues. You then get to share your review with all VATE members. If you would like to receive and review one of the books listed below, please email Josephine Smith, Publications and Communications Officer, jsmith@vate.org.au for further information. Please note: All review books are only available to current VATE members (both individual and organisational).

Fantasy

*NEW*  Angel Mage, Garth Nix, Allen & Unwin (2019). Read more...

The Clockill and the Thief, Gareth Ward, Walker Books (2019). Read more...

The Missing of Clairdelune: The Mirror Visitor, Book Two, Christelle Dabos, Text Publishing (2019). Read more...

The Time Travel Diaries, Caroline Lawrence, Allen & Unwin (2019). Read more...

Fiction

Catch a Falling Star, Meg McKinlay, Walker Books (2019). Read more...

Graveyard Shift in Ghost Town, Michael Pryor, Allen & Unwin (2019). Read more...

Hasina: Through My Eyes, Michelle Aung Thin, Allen & Unwin (2019). Read more...

Horse Warrior, Meredith Jaffé, Harbour Publishing House (2019). Read more...

Mika & Max, Laura Bloom, Walker Books (2019). Read more...

Quest for Riches, Liliane Grace, Grace Publishing (2019). Read more...

*NEW*  The Magnolia Sword. A Ballad of Mulan, Sherry Thomas, Allen & Unwin (2019). Read more...

Graphic novels

Non-fiction

From Timor-Leste to Australia, Jan Trezise (editor), Wild Dingo Press (2018). Read more...

Tim & Tigon, Tim Cope, Pan Macmillan Australia (2019). Read more...

Poetry

Professional reading

Reference

Short stories

Textbooks

Shakespeare's Tragedy Romeo and Juliet: And How To Write A Truly Impressive Essay On It, Ticking Minds (2018). Read more...