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Pippa’s Island: Puppy Pandemonium by Belinda Murrell

Title: Pippa’s Island: Puppy Pandemonium Author: Belinda Murrell Genre: Fiction Publisher: Penguin Random House Published: 3rd December 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: The fifth book in the Pippa's Island series is the most adorable story yet! Life can be hard when you’re crammed into a tiny caravan with your noisy family. Pippa’s… Continue reading Pippa’s Island: Puppy Pandemonium by Belinda Murrell

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Pop Sugar Challenge Wrap Up 2019

In 2019 I also participated in the Pop Sugar Challenge. I missed out on completing this by one, mainly because time just ran out and I never got to it. Below is my list of categories that I completed. I am thinking of trying a different one this year, as I feel the categories are… Continue reading Pop Sugar Challenge Wrap Up 2019

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2019 Australian Women Writer’s Challenge Completed,

At the start of the year, I pledged to read fifteen books across the year, and ended up reading one hundred, and reviewing about ninety-seven of those – as some were read for my job as a quiz writer and I didn’t get a chance to review them all. Of the one hundred, it is… Continue reading 2019 Australian Women Writer’s Challenge Completed,

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Pippa’s Island: Camp Castaway by Belinda Murrell

Title: Pippa’s Island: Camp Castaway Author: Belinda Murrell Genre: Fiction Publisher: Penguin Random House Published: 2nd April 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Pippa and friends are off to a tiny tropical island for school camp - but what happens when their group are split up? The students in class 5M are heading… Continue reading Pippa’s Island: Camp Castaway by Belinda Murrell

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Best books of 2010 to 2019

In compiling this list, I had to go back to all my reading log lists – which I began in about 2006, and to date have over 1300 on my combined list. But in doing this, I discovered it was quite difficult to narrow things down to just a handful of ten or fifteen like… Continue reading Best books of 2010 to 2019

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November Round up 2019

Nearly at the end of the year – and I am compiling my reads and reviews from November. Between work, reviewing and my own reading, I read eighteen books in November, bringing me to 188 for the year in total, and twelve of those books were by Australian women. In November, I participated in #AusReadingMonth… Continue reading November Round up 2019

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Pippa’s Island: Kira Dreaming by Belinda Murrell

Title: Pippa’s Island: Kira Dreaming Author: Belinda Murrell Genre: Fiction Publisher: Penguin Random House Published: 2nd January 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: The third book in the gorgeously happy and fun Pippa's Island series sees Pippa and her friends competing in the school talent quest! Kira Cove Public School is hosting a… Continue reading Pippa’s Island: Kira Dreaming by Belinda Murrell

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Pippa’s Island: Cub Reporters by Belinda Murrell

Title: Pippa’s Island: Cub Reporters Author: Belinda Murrell Genre: Fiction Publisher: Penguin Random House Published: 3rd July 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Four best friends are about to discover that writing news isn't as easy as it looks - especially when puppies, pop stars and photo shoots are involved! Pippa is settling… Continue reading Pippa’s Island: Cub Reporters by Belinda Murrell

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Pippa’s Island: The Beach Shack Café by Belinda Murrell

Title: Pippa’s Island: The Beach Shack Café Author: Belinda Murrell Genre: Fiction Publisher: Penguin Random House Published: 3rd July 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: A gorgeous new series about friendships, family and seaside adventures, from our beloved bestselling author Belinda Murrell! Pippa has just arrived at a new school, in a new… Continue reading Pippa’s Island: The Beach Shack Café by Belinda Murrell

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Total Quack Up Again! Edited by Sally Rippin and Adrian Beck

Title: Total Quack Up Again! Author: Sally Rippin and Adrian Beck, Illustrated by Jules Faber Genre: Fiction Publisher: Puffin Published: 15th October 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 320 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: It's the return of the quack! A hilarious new collection of stories from some of Australia's funniest children's authors. Following on from the success of Total… Continue reading Total Quack Up Again! Edited by Sally Rippin and Adrian Beck