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Australian Women Writers Challenge 2018 Completed Post  

  This year I pledged to read fifteen books - which I had completed by at least March, if not earlier. I read a total of seventy-nine books and reviewed seventy-eight - one review is due to go live in January and as a result, also counts towards my 2019 challenge. One book from this… Continue reading Australian Women Writers Challenge 2018 Completed Post  

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Check in #5: Australian Women #60 to #78

In what is likely my final Check in for 2018 for the Australian Women Writers Challenge, I'm making my list a little longer as it did not make sense to make another post for one or two books, given I did this in blocks of fifteen - and am debating whether to do monthly, or… Continue reading Check in #5: Australian Women #60 to #78

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Early Riser by Jasper Fforde

Title: Early Riser Author: Jasper Fforde Genre: Fiction/Mystery/Adventure/Fantasy Publisher: Hachette Australia/Hodder & Stoughton Published: 31st July 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 410 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Jasper Fforde's first standalone novel - full of the imagination, wit and intelligence that has made Fforde a Number One bestseller. The new standalone novel from Number 1 bestselling author Jasper… Continue reading Early Riser by Jasper Fforde

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Captain Cook’s Apprentice by Anthony Hill

Title: Captain Cook's Apprentice Author: Anthony Hill Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Penguin-Viking Published: 2nd July 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 290 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: The enthralling story of Captain Cook's voyage to Australia, as seen through the eager eyes of a cabin boy. When young Isaac Manley sailed on the Endeavour from England in 1768, no one on… Continue reading Captain Cook’s Apprentice by Anthony Hill

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The Secret Books by Marcel Theroux

Title: The Secret Books Author: Marcel Theroux Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Faber Fiction Published: 27th September, 2017 Format: Hardback Pages: 352 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A world on the brink of catastrophe. A two-thousand-year-old mystery. A lost gospel. Both a page-turning adventure and an examination of the stories that humans are willing to kill and die… Continue reading The Secret Books by Marcel Theroux

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The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley

Title: The Bedlam Stacks Author: Natasha Pulley Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Circus Published: 1st August, 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 352 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: An astonishing historical novel set in the shadowy, magical forests of South America, which draws on the captivating world of the international bestseller The Watchmaker of Filigree Street Deep in uncharted Peru,… Continue reading The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley

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Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Title: Caraval Author: Stephanie Garber Genre: Fantasy/YA Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton Published: 31 January 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 402 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: Welcome to Caraval, where nothing is quite what it seems. Scarlett has never left the tiny isle of Trisda, pining from afar for the wonder of Caraval, a once-a-year week-long performance where the… Continue reading Caraval by Stephanie Garber