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May 2020 Round Up

In May, we seemed to settle into a lockdown routine, so I got a bit more reading done. This month, I read 20 books – the vast majority of those – seventeen – were by Australian women writers – some for review, some my own reads and one or two that I read alongside Isolation… Continue reading May 2020 Round Up

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Henrie’s Hero Hunt (House of Heroes #2) by Petra James

Title: Henrie’s Hero Hunt (House of Heroes #2) Author: Petra James, illustrated by A. Yi Genre: Fiction Publisher: Walker Books Published: 1st of May 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 230 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: A girl. A boy. A great aunt. A mystery! The second book in the exciting House of Heroes series! Henrie Melchior, the first… Continue reading Henrie’s Hero Hunt (House of Heroes #2) by Petra James

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February 2020 Round Up

In February this year I read seventeen books – several for pleasure, some for quiz writing purposes and the rest for review purposes – most coming out in March or in the next few months. My current total stats for my reading challenges are: The Modern Mrs Darcy 9/12 AWW2020 -15/25 Book Bingo - 9/12… Continue reading February 2020 Round Up

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CBCA Notables 2020

Every year, the Children’s Book Council of Australia chooses to award children’s books in the category a variety of honours and awards, including the Notable Books, Honour Books, and Book of the Year. Celebrating children’s books in Australia since 1946, the CBCA is a good award that gives attention to books for younger readers that… Continue reading CBCA Notables 2020

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Hapless Hero Henrie (House of Heroes #1) by Petra James

Title: Hapless Hero Henrie (House of Heroes #1) Author: Petra James Genre: Fiction, Spies Publisher: Walker Books Published: Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Henrie is the first girl heir of the Melchior family in 200 years. This was deemed a dereliction of duty by the formidable Octavia Melchior, head of the House… Continue reading Hapless Hero Henrie (House of Heroes #1) by Petra James