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Podcasts about Kids Books

  As I have been listening to lots of podcasts lately – all of them Australian-based – many of them have been about books. Whilst most have been geared at adult reading, there are a few that are about kids’ books. I have already spoken about Middle Grade Mavens, and in this post I want… Continue reading Podcasts about Kids Books

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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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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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Battle of the Heroes (Impossible Quest #5) by Kate Forsyth

Title: Battle of the Heroes (Impossible Quest #5) Author: Kate Forsyth Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published:  1st September 2015 Format: Paperback Pages: 188 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Do not lose faith. Remember the words of the story, remember the words of the spell... Quinn, Sebastian, Elanor and Tom have defeated the black witch Githa and… Continue reading Battle of the Heroes (Impossible Quest #5) by Kate Forsyth

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The Drowned Kingdom (The Impossible Kingdom #4) by Kate Forsyth

Title: The Drowned Kingdom (The Impossible Kingdom #4) Author: Kate Forsyth Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st of May 2015 Format: Paperback Pages: 185 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Quinn, Sebastian, Elanor and Tom have found a dragon and conquered the dreaded Beast of Blackmoor Bog. Only one item remains on their impossible quest - the… Continue reading The Drowned Kingdom (The Impossible Kingdom #4) by Kate Forsyth

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The Beast of Blackmoor Bog (Impossible Quest #3) by Kate Forsyth

Title: The Beast of Blackmoor Bog (Impossible Quest #3) Author: Kate Forsyth Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st February 2015 Format: Paperback Pages: 192 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: After escaping the bog-men in the wilds of the Witchwood, Sebastian, Quinn, Elanor and Tom journey south on their impossible quest. Sebastian and Elanor seek help from… Continue reading The Beast of Blackmoor Bog (Impossible Quest #3) by Kate Forsyth

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September 2019 Round Up

  This month, I reached my overall reading goal of 150 books with Whisper by Lynette Noni. Overall, I have reached 71 books in my Australian Women Writer's challenge, and am nearing the end of my PopSugar Challenge, with only a few categories left. I also filled out my Book Bingo card for the year,… Continue reading September 2019 Round Up

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Escape from Wolfhaven Castle (The Impossible Quest #1) by Kate Forsyth

Title: Escape from Wolfhaven Castle (The Impossible Quest #1) Author: Kate Forsyth Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st September 2014 Format: Paperback Pages: 185 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Tell your lord to beware, the wolves smell danger in the wind...' Wolfhaven Castle has been attacked, and only four escape capture... Tom, trained to scrub pots,… Continue reading Escape from Wolfhaven Castle (The Impossible Quest #1) by Kate Forsyth