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Fossil Frenzy (The Adamson Adventures #3) by Sandra Bennett

Title: Fossil Frenzy (The Adamson Adventures #3) Author: Sandra Bennett Genre: Adventure Publisher: Rosella Ridge Books Published: 31st October 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 180 Price: $17.00 Synopsis: The Adamson siblings are on their third thrilling adventure. There’s not a beach in sight this time, not even a drop of water. Zac, Clare and Luke find… Continue reading Fossil Frenzy (The Adamson Adventures #3) by Sandra Bennett

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The Charleston Scandal by Pamela Hart

Title: The Charleston Scandal Author: Pamela Hart Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 24th November 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 385 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: If you devoured THE CROWN you will love this exuberant story of a young Australian actress caught up in the excesses, royal intrigues and class divide of Jazz Age London, losing… Continue reading The Charleston Scandal by Pamela Hart

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Challenge Completed – Dymocks Reading Challenge

The idea with this challenge was to read one book every two weeks – I managed to knock most of the categories out within a few months, and when going over the lists for each one Dymocks had on their website, I found out I could finish them with stuff I had already read. So… Continue reading Challenge Completed – Dymocks Reading Challenge

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The Philosopher’s Daughters by Alison Booth

Title: The Philosopher’s Daughters Author: Alison Booth Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Red Door Press Published: 2nd April 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 320 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: A tale of two very different sisters whose 1890s voyage from London into remote outback Australia becomes a journey of self-discovery, set against a landscape of wild beauty and savage… Continue reading The Philosopher’s Daughters by Alison Booth

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Challenge Completed – THE MODERN MRS. DARCY

I participated in seven reading challenges this year and completed most of them successfully so far, at the time of writing in November. One that I completed successfully was the Modern Mrs Darcy Challenge.  For this challenge, I was lucky to be able to use many review books, or books I was reading at the… Continue reading Challenge Completed – THE MODERN MRS. DARCY

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Books and Bites Bingo Fave childhood book: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

For this one, a favourite childhood book, I felt like I was running out of time. My goal was to have a different book for each category, but with time running out and so many books demanding my attention, I decided I had to double up where I could. I have many favourite childhood books,… Continue reading Books and Bites Bingo Fave childhood book: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

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Glassheart by Katharine Orton

Title: Glassheart Author: Katharine Orton Genre: Historical Fiction, Fantasy Publisher: Walker Books Australia Published: 5th November 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 336 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: An enchanting magical adventure set in the wild moors of Dartmoor – the second middle-grade novel from the bestselling Katharine Orton. Through the glass, the magic is waiting... Nona and her uncle… Continue reading Glassheart by Katharine Orton

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The Champagne War by Fiona McIntosh

Title: The Champagne War Author: Fiona McIntosh Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Penguin Published: 3rd November Format: Paperback Pages: 368 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: From the killing fields of Ypres to the sun-kissed vineyards of southern France, The Champagne War is a heart-stopping adventure about the true power of love and hope to light the way during war. The… Continue reading The Champagne War by Fiona McIntosh

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Death in Daylesford (Phryne Fisher #21) by Kerry Greenwood

Title: Death in Daylesford (Phryne Fisher #21) Author: Kerry Greenwood Genre: Historical Fiction/Crime Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 3rd November 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 336 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Surrounded by secrets, great and small, the formidable Miss Phryne Fisher returns to vanquish injustice. Surrounded by secrets, great and small, the formidable Miss Phryne Fisher returns… Continue reading Death in Daylesford (Phryne Fisher #21) by Kerry Greenwood

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October Wrap Up 2020

As we head into the pointy end of the year, I’ve had to make the decision to change the way I tackle challenges, doubling up where I can, and even thinking about reducing the challenges I take on next year, due to the overly prescriptive nature of the reading challenges that are available, and at… Continue reading October Wrap Up 2020